Voice UK coach pays tribute to Caroline Flack song

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Note: The following article contains discussions of topics such as suicide that some readers may find upsetting.

The Voice UK Coach Olly Murs honored the memory of his late friend and former colleague Caroline Flack on tonight’s episode (September 10).

Famous for presenting the island of loveFlack took his own life aged 40 in February 2020.

As it’s officially World Suicide Prevention Day, the pop singer emerged from his big red chair for a rendition of Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline,” leading the crowd as they joined in.

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Emotions were understandably high, with Olly pointing skyward, holding back tears.

“I love you,” he said as fellow coaches Anne-Marie, will.i.am and Sir Tom Jones clapped along with the studio audience.

This special moment was also appreciated by everyone on Twitter, because The Voice UK fans congratulated Olly on the tribute.

See some reactions below:

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Related: the island of love pays tribute to Caroline Flack on the second anniversary of her death

In doing this tonight, Olly repeated a gesture from August 2021, when he performed “Sweet Caroline” on tour.

Alongside a video of the scene, his caption read: “For you caz! @newmarket_racecourses 2021 what a crowd! It was great to be back on stage! Loved it and loved you all to be Venus !”


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The Voice UK continues next Saturday (September 17) on ITV at 8 p.m.

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