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Lauren Laverne is ‘totally heartbroken’ by her mum’s death as she pulls out of Glastonbury coverage

Heartbroken BBC radio presenter Lauren Laverne reveals her mom has handed away and pulls out of BBC Glastonbury coverage

  • Lauren was at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset when she found the information
  • The presenter had been overlaying the pageant for BBC Radio 6 on the the time
  • Lauren shared her ‘utter heartbreak’ in an an emotional Instagram submit
  • Lauren advised how her mom Celia Gofton had been ‘wanting ahead to watching Paul McCartney headline the pageant on Saturday night time 

Lauren Laverne has paid a heartbreaking tribute to her mum Celia Gofton after she instantly died whereas the radio host was presenting at Glastonbury Festival. 

The 44-year-old radio breakfast present presenter, who is overlaying the Somerset pageant for the BBC, honoured her mum with an emotional Instagram submit.

The DJ shared a candy message about how Celia was the ‘most compassionate and most tenacious individual I’ve ever met’ as she shared her ‘utter heartbreak’.

So sad: Lauren Laverne has paid a heartbreaking tribute to her mum Celia Gofton after she suddenly died while the radio host was presenting at Glastonbury Festival

So unhappy: Lauren Laverne has paid a heartbreaking tribute to her mum Celia Gofton after she instantly died whereas the radio host was presenting at Glastonbury Festival

Lauren began her submit on Instagram: ‘Yesterday I lost my Mam, Celia. She was the kindest, most compassionate and most tenacious individual I’ve ever met. Born within the center of 9 youngsters, she was a grasp peacemaker and persuader.’

She went on within the size submit to element her mom’s life from college to being cared for at UCLH. 

Lauren defined: ‘She handed her 11+ and went to grammar college which modified our household’s route without end. Met my Dad at 16 and beloved him each day of her life.

'Utterly heartbroken': The 44-year-old radio breakfast show host, who is covering the Somerset festival for the BBC, shared a sweet snap of her and mum on Instagram (pictured earlier this week)

‘Utterly heartbroken’: The 44-year-old radio breakfast present host, who is overlaying the Somerset pageant for the BBC, shared a candy snap of her and mum on Instagram (pictured earlier this week) 

Throwback: The DJ shared a sweet message about how Celia was the 'most compassionate and most tenacious person I have ever met'

Throwback: The DJ shared a candy message about how Celia was the ‘most compassionate and most tenacious individual I’ve ever met’

‘She ran the one reggae membership night time within the NE and advised me that being younger within the 60s felt like that line in Mr Tambourine Man “to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free”.’  

‘She labored as a seamstress and a on line casino dancer (additionally making costumes for the troupe) to pay her approach via school and have become an exquisite instructor, ultimately managing all Sunderland’s schools.

‘Somewhere alongside the road she had me and my brother and bought political (she as soon as chased somebody from the BNP down our backyard path with a rolling pin in a single hand and me within the different arm) protested at Greenham Common and ultimately grew to become a metropolis councillor. 

Happier times: The TV star shared a gallery of snaps of herself and Celia beaming in selfies alongside the heartbreaking message

Happier occasions: The TV star shared a gallery of snaps of herself and Celia beaming in selfies alongside the heartbreaking message

‘She delighted in serving to individuals, particularly those that like her knew what it was wish to develop up with out.

The BBC star continued: ‘She had watched so many a long time of historical past documentaries that once we met historian Michael Wood they chatted away like colleagues.

‘She beloved youngsters and was essentially the most devoted and adored mom and grandmother you can ever meet. But she additionally knew that mom is a verb as nicely as a noun and mothered so many others alongside the best way who wanted love and help all through her life.’

Thanking everyone: She went on in the length post to detail her mothers life from school to thanking those that cared for her at UCLH

Thanking everybody: She went on within the size submit to element her moms life from college to thanking people who cared for her at UCLH

So sweet: Lauren said her mum Celia had been 'looking forward to watching Paulie' (Paul McCartney) on stage tonight before the tragic news

So candy: Lauren mentioned her mum Celia had been ‘wanting ahead to watching Paulie’ (Paul McCartney) on stage tonight earlier than the tragic information

She concluded the submit by thanking the ‘group at UCHL who cared’ for her mum and her household on the finish of her life. 

Lauren wrote: ‘She made connections wherever she went together with with the unbelievable groups at UCLH who cared for her – and us – on the finish of her life. Thank you to them for every part. 

‘We are all totally heartbroken to lose her. She had simply given the youngsters their Glastonbury spending money and was wanting ahead to watching Paulie (as he was all the time identified in our home – her favorite Beatle) tonight.

Festival: The presenter had been at the festival at the time when the news broke

Festival: The presenter had been on the pageant on the time when the information broke

‘She’d been a fan ever since she noticed him on the Sunderland Empire in 1963 (and later met him later with me – he was simply pretty to her).

‘Mam, I really like you without end. Thank you for my unbelievable life. I do not know what I’m going to do with out you, however I’m going to attempt to make it fascinating and you’ll be in my coronary heart, all the time XXX.’

Several well-known faces rushed to the remark part of the submit to share their condolences together with The One Show’s Alex Jones, Davina McCall, Claudia Winkleman, Myleene Klass and plenty of extra. 

Lauren shot to fame as the lead singer and guitarist within the rock band Kenickie within the 90s.

The band consisted of Lauren, her brother Pete – AKA Johnny X – Marie du Santiago and Emmy-Kate Montrose.

Since switching to presenting, she is identified for her work on The One Show and BBC Radio 6.

Amazing: Several famous faces rushed to the comment section of the post to share their condolences including The One Show's Alex Jones, Davina McCall, Claudia Winkleman, Myleen Klass and many more

Amazing: Several well-known faces rushed to the remark part of the submit to share their condolences together with The One Show’s Alex Jones, Davina McCall, Claudia Winkleman, Myleen Klass and plenty of extra

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