The showbiz world was in shock tonight at the news that mum-of-two Peaches Geldof has been found dead at just 25.
Police were called to the home of the daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates near Wrotham, Kent at 1.35pm this afternoon.
The socialite, who has two young children, was pronounced dead by South East Coast ambulance service.
A spokesperson for Kent Police said it was being treated as an “unexplained sudden death” and that police were working to establish the cause.
Peaches’ father Bob Geldof this evening released a statement confirming the death saying: “Peaches has died. We are beyond pain. She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of all of us.
[Twittersphere awash with celebs paying tribute to Peaches Geldof]
“What a beautiful child. How is this possible that we will not see her again? How is that bearable?”
Peaches, who had been out in public as recently as last week at a fashion event in London, had been absent from her social media channels for 24 hours.
But her last tweet, 23 hours ago, referenced her mum, Paula Yates, who died nearly 14 years ago in September 2000.
She simply tweeted: “Me and my mum” alongside a picture of the two of them when she was a child.
Peaches has two sons, Astala, who is set to be two on April 21 and Phaedra, whose first birthday will be on April 24, with her husband Thomas Cohen.
Musician Thomas said in a statement tonight: “My beloved wife Peaches was adored by myself and her two sons.
“I shall bring them up with their mother in their hearts everyday. We shall love her forever.”
The blonde had married the lead singer of the South Easte London band S.C.U.M on September 8 2012 at a church in Davington, where her mother’s funeral took place.
She was previously married to rock musician Max Drummey but they separated in 2009 after a six-months.
Peaches, who was born in 1989, spent most of her life in the media eye after launching her career writing a column for Elle magazine aged just 15.
She contributed to The Telegraph and the Guardian as well as TV shows including OMG! with Peaches Geldof on ITV2.
She lost her mother when she was 11 and in an interview with Elle Magazine two years ago revealed she struggled to cope.
She said: “I remember the day my mother died, and it’s still hard to talk about it. I just blocked it out. I went to school the next day because my father’s mentality was ‘keep calm and carry on.
“So we all went to school and tried to act as if nothing had happened. But it had happened. I didn’t grieve. I didn’t cry at her funeral. I couldn’t express anything because I was just numb to it all. I didn’t start grieving for my mother properly until I was maybe 16.”