Fleur East paid an emotional tribute to her dad Malcolm on Friday evening after confirming the devastating information that he has sadly handed away. The former I’m A Celebrity star shared a sequence of sweet photos of herself and her dad on Instagram, praising him for “cheering her on till the end”. In an emotional assertion, she wrote: “Daddy East, Max, the ultimate G! What a man you were! So young at heart, always living in the moment! Swagger in abundance and such an unforgettable presence. Loved by so many! You were always my biggest fan!”
She added: “Cheering me on until the end. You taught me and Keshia to be confident and to always chase our dreams. I will forever continue to make you proud. I’m so happy you saw us achieve so much. Every note I sing, every song I write and everything I do, will be for you. This album is for you Dad. Love you so much Daddy Darling. Have an amazing time up there! See you soon.”
Fleur shared a number of photos of her late father Malcolm on Instagram
The 32-year-old’s followers and celeb pals have been fast to ship messages of condolences to the singer, with TV presenter Angela Scanlon writing: “What a man. So sorry for your loss Fleur xx.” Nicola Roberts added: “Sending you love babe xx,” and Sarah Crawford penned: “Love you so much, sorry for your loss.” Another of Fleur’s pals stated: “Love you sending light and my condolences to you and sis.”
During Fleur’s time within the jungle in 2018, Malcolm proudly spoke of his daughter. He informed Mail Online: “She’s got such a personality. She still has a connection with everyone with everyone that she’s met. That’s the type of girl she is. I’m sure that she’ll go far.”
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