Peaches Geldof, the 25 year old daughter of Irish popstar and philanthropist Bob Geldof, has reportedly died, according to breaking news reports.
Both BBC News and Sky News in the UK are reporting the death of the mother-of-two, the daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates (who died of a heroin overdose in 2000).
Geldof’s death is currently being treated as “unexplained and sudden” by English police, after officers were called to her home in Wrotham, Kent this afternoon.
"Peaches has died," Bob Geldof said in a statement this afternoon. "We are beyond pain. She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of us all. Writing 'was' destroys me afresh. What a beautiful child. How is this possible that we will not see her again? How is that bearable?"
Peaches gave birth to her first son Astala in April 2012 and had her second boy the following year in April 2013.
She started her career at the age of 15 when wrote a column for Elle magazine. She also wrote articles for the Guardian and Telegraph newspapers and presented TV shows.
Her mother Paula died of a drug overdose when Peaches was just 11. In interviews she spoke about her inability to come to terms with Yates's death for many years after.
"I remember the day my mother died, and it's still hard to talk about it,” she told Elle Magazine. "I just blocked it out...... I didn't start grieving for my mother properly until I was maybe 16."
This is a developing story.
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