After news broke of Peaches Geldof's death, celebrities took to social media to mourn the 25-year-old TV personality and mum of two
Peaches Geldof was found dead in her home in Wrotham, Kent, on Monday afternoon. She was just 25 years old.
The TV personality and writer was a mother of two sons – Astala, 23 months, and Phaedra, 11 months – and a wife to Thomas Cohen, whom she married in 2012.
Her father, musician Bob Geldof, confirmed the news, saying: ‘We are beyond pain. She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of all of us.’
After the shocking news of her death surfaced, tributes and reactions came flooding in from those who knew her best. Many celebrities took to social media to publicly mourn.
Here’s a sampling of the heartfelt messages shared by her friends and family:
Lily Allen: ‘My thoughts are with the Geldof’s at this awful time. I hope they get to grieve in peace. Peaches, rest in peace gorgeous girl.’
Ellie Goulding: ‘I don’t believe it,’ before adding: ‘Even if you think you’ve got it all figured out, some things still can’t be explained or understood. Two beautiful children. RIP Peaches.’
Simon Cowell: The few times I met Peaches she was a sweet, funny warm person. Much love to her family she has left behind.’
Kelly Osbourne: ‘Words seem inadequate 2 express the sadness I feel about @peaches_g death We are here 2 support U @pixiegeldof1 stay strong my little Pepsi!’
Lorde: ‘You were a sparkling, lovely person who showed me such kindness. rest easy, peaches.’
Susan Sarandon: ‘No words can express any comfort at the loss of a child and mother as beautiful as Peaches Geldof. God bless.’
Dermot O’Leary: ‘Met Peaches several times. Really sweet girl. So so sad for the Geldof family. Thoughts and prayers…’
Sharon Osbourne: ‘Devastated about @peaches_g. Sending condolences & respect to the Geldof family. It’s unimaginable what they must be going through right now.’
Fearne Cotton: ‘I’m beyond shocked and saddened to hear about Peaches. Can’t quite digest it. Thoughts and so much love to the family.’
Paris Hilton: ‘So sad to hear the news about Peaches Geldof. ☹ She was such a beautiful & special soul. My thoughts & prayers go out to her family. RIP’
Boy George: ‘Poor sweet Peaches Geldof. We spoke only a month ago and she looked like an angel. This is truly sad. Poor Bob! R.I.P’
Mollie King: ‘So desperately sad to hear about the ever so lovely Peaches. My thoughts are with her two boys and family x’