Father Bob Geldof And Husband Thomas Cohen Lead Tributes For Peaches Geldof
Lily Allen, Professor Green and McFly's Tom Fletcher have also paid their respects...
Peaches Geldof’s father, musician and political activist Bob Geldof, has paid tribute to his 25-year-old daughter, who passed away earlier today. Her death is being treated as “unexplained.”
"Writing 'was' destroys me afresh. What a beautiful child. How is this possible that we will not see her again? How is that bearable? We loved her and will cherish her forever. How sad that sentence is.”
"Tom and her sons Astala and Phaedra will always belong in our family, fractured so often, but never broken. Bob, Jeanne, Fifi, Pixie and Tiger Geldof."
Peaches’ husband Thomas Cohen also released a statement today.
The couple had two children, Astala, who was almost 2-years-old, and Phaedra, 11 months. The former model also leaves behind sisters Fifi, Pixie and Tiger Lily.
"My beloved wife Peaches was adored by myself and her two sons," Cohen said in the statement. "I shall bring them up with their mother in their hearts everyday. We shall love her forever."
A number of Peaches’ friends and even those who didn’t know her took to Twitter to pay their respects to the 25-year-old this evening.
Lily Allen wrote: “My thoughts are with Peaches' family at this awful time. I hope they get to grieve in peace. Peaches, rest in peace gorgeous girl,” while friend Daisy Lowe merely tweeted an emoji of a broken heart shortly after the news broke.
McFly’s Tom Fletcher also wrote on the social networking site: “Just heard about Peaches Geldof. So, so awful. Really sad. Thoughts going out to her family” and The Saturdays’ Una Foden added: “Such incredibly sad news. R.I.P Peaches Geldof."
Singer Boy George, who was a contemporary of her father’s on the ‘80s music scene, said he had only spoken to the former model recently: “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.”
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Check out more celeb tributes to Peaches below:
So sad to hear about Peaches. Rest in peace.
— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) April 7, 2014
The few times I met Peaches she was a sweet, funny warm person. Much love to her family she has left behind.
— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) April 7, 2014
you were a sparkling, lovely person who showed me such kindness. rest easy, peaches
— Lorde (@lordemusic) April 7, 2014
— Kelly Osbourne (@KellyOsbourne) April 7, 2014
never knew peaches but the loss of a life so young is a horrible thing, especially leaving behind two children.
— Professor Green (@professorgreen) April 7, 2014
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
— Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding) April 7, 2014
Devastated about @peaches_g. Sending condolences & respect to the Geldof family. It's unimaginable what they must be going through right now
— Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) April 7, 2014
so sad and shocked to hear peaches geldof has died
— Millie Mackintosh (@millsmackintosh) April 7, 2014
Totally devastating news about Peaches Geldof. My thoughts are with her family and 2 babies at this awful time. Taken too early.
— michelle keegan (@michkeegan) April 7, 2014
Utterly stunned at the terrible news of the death of Peaches Geldof! The dreadful loss of a really lovely woman
— Phillip Schofield (@Schofe) April 7, 2014
Unbearable news about peaches geldof. Thinking of her family at this terrible time. RIP.
— Davina McCall (@ThisisDavina) April 7, 2014
So so sad about Peaches Geldof. Thoughts with all of her family x
— SAM SMITH (@samsmithworld) April 7, 2014
saddened to hear about Peaches Geldof.
— Christina Marie (@crsmariemusic) April 7, 2014
RIP Peaches Geldof, thoughts and prayers go out to her two young kids pic.twitter.com/rerx9mgUjJ
— Jedward (@JedwardsFanArmy) April 7, 2014
Such sad, sad news about Peaches Geldof. Can't imagine the pain her family must be going through x
— Chlöe Howl (@ChloeHowl) April 7, 2014
Can't believe what I have just heard. RIP Peaches Geldof, such sad news.
— Coleen Rooney (@ColeenRoo) April 7, 2014
Such incredibly sad news. R.I.P Peaches Geldof
— Una Foden (@UnaTheSats) April 7, 2014
Completely and utterly heartbreaking to hear about Peaches Geldof so sad and so shocking my thoughts are with her family. So sad.
— Helen Flanagan (@helenflanagan1) April 7, 2014
Heart breaking news about Peaches Geldof, so young! Thoughts go out to her family, especially her two little boys.
— Adam Pitts (@LawsonAdam) April 7, 2014
Shocked and saddened by the news of Peaches Geldof. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.
— E L James (@E_L_James) April 7, 2014
Such sad news about Peaches Geldof - Only 25, so shocked ! RIP x
— Jaymi Hensley (@JaymiUJWorld) April 7, 2014
I'm beyond shocked and saddened to hear about Peaches. Can't quite digest it. Thoughts and so much love to the family
— fearne cotton (@Fearnecotton) April 7, 2014
Tragic news about Peaches Geldof, may she rest in peace. Thoughts with her babies and her family, so so sad.
— Rochelle Humes (@RochelleTheSats) April 7, 2014
How sad to hear about Peaches. Lovely, wild girl that she was. To Tom & the boys, to Bob & family, our deepest sympathy & support.
— Simon Le Bon (@SimonJCLeBON) April 7, 2014
In shock. RIP Peaches. Heartfelt condolences to her family and loved ones.
— Sky Ferreira (@skyferreira) April 7, 2014
So sad to hear the news about Peaches Geldof. My thoughts are with her family. #RIP
— Lucy Watson (@imLucyWatson) April 7, 2014
Just heard tragic news of peaches geldof. Thoughts are with her family. So sad :((
— Joe McElderry (@joemcelderry91) April 7, 2014
Such sad news about Peaches Geldof cant believe she was only 25. Really sad news x
— Rylan Ross Clark (@Rylan) April 7, 2014
So desperately sad to hear about the ever so lovely Peaches. My thoughts are with her two boys and family x
— Mollie King (@MollieTheSats) April 7, 2014
RIP Peaches Geldof. Only 25 years old with two children. So sudden and no explanation as of yet. Much… http://t.co/269TMab8oS
— Jahméne Douglas (@JahmeneDouglas) April 7, 2014
Such awfully sad news about Peaches. Thinking of her friends and family at such a terrible time. Those poor little boys xxx
— Francesca Sandford (@FrankieTheSats) April 7, 2014