Eamonn Holmes has questions over Love Island’s future after Caroline Flack death

ITV presenter Eamonn Holmes has questioned whether ITV2 should continue to broadcast Love Island follow Caroline Flack's death.

The 40-year-old former presenter of the popular dating show was found dead in her London flat yesterday, with her family lawyer confirming she had taken her own life.

Caroline's friends and fellow celebs have been paying tribute to the star who could "light up any room", but some have questioned whether Love Island should remain on air.

Taking to his official Twitter account, This Morning host Eamonn shared his thoughts to his 1million followers.

He tweeted: "Caroline Flack… Dear God. Shocked beyond belief. May she have found peace. Has to be repercussions for Love Island now surely?"

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He followed that question by tweeting another: "Meaning out of respect, can the series continue?"

ITV bosses have cancelled tonight's episode of Love Island but have confirmed it will return to our TV screens tomorrow after they came to the decision with Caroline Flack's team.

An ITV spokesperson: said "Many people at ITV knew Caroline well and held her in great affection. All of us are absolutely devastated at this tragic news.

"After careful consultation between Caroline’s representatives and the Love Island production team and given how close we still are to the news of Caroline’s tragic death we have decided not to broadcast tonight’s Love Island out of respect for Caroline’s family.

"Love Island will return tomorrow night which will include a tribute to Caroline who will be forever in our hearts."

Caroline's death is the fourth to hit ITV2 after Love Island star Sophie Gradon was found to have taken her own life in 2018 at the age of 32.

Her boyfriend Aaron Armstrong who tragically found her body went on to kill himself three weeks later at the age of 25.

ITV2 was hit by another death in March last year after Mike Thalassitis, who appeared in the 2017 series, was found to have taken his life at the age of 26.

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Other celebs have also rushed to call for the show to be cancelled, former Big Brother star Rebeckah Vaughan wrote how reality TV made her "want to die".

She tweeted: "1 show. 3 deaths. This must stop. I’ve been on the wrong side of the effects of reality TV and people don’t understand how it can make you want to die.

"Please pay attention, we can stop this! Rest in peace Caroline Flack."

Actress and singer Sheridan Smith also asked for change as she paid tribute to Caroline.

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She tweeted: "When will things change? How many more? Heartbreaking."

Caroline's family confirmed her death in a statement yesterday, which read: "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th February.

"We would ask that the press respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time."

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