Peaches Geldof Dead: Lorde, Ellie Goulding Among Stars to Mourn on Twitter
On Monday, the 25-year-old British TV presenter and model was found dead at her home in Kent.
The announcement of Peaches Geldof's death has sent Hollywood figures including Lorde and Ellie Goulding to mourn on Twitter.
The 25-year-old TV presenter and model, the second daughter of musician Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, was found dead at her home in Kent on Monday. Her father, Bob, confirmed the news, issuing the following statement to the press: "Peaches has died. We are beyond pain. She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of all of us."
She was married to Thomas Cohen, with whom she had two sons, Astala, 1, and Phaedra, who will turn 1 on April 24.
Among those grieving over the news on Twitter were musicians Sam Smith and Boy George, as well as Revenge alum Ashley Madekwe and U.K. actress Helen Flanagan.
DJ Ana Calderon, who was a friend of Geldof's, mourned the death of the 25-year-old, expressing that she was "still in shock." In a statement to Pret-a-Reporter by email, Calderon said: "Peaches was always this very sweet energy. She was one of my favorite people to invite out to our parties. Her smile and giggle were so infectious, I just loved having her around. I will miss her terribly and my thoughts go out to those two beautiful babies. I feel honored to have known her and called her a friend."
Read what others had to say about Geldof's death:
you were a sparkling, lovely person who showed me such kindness. rest easy, peaches— Lorde (@lordemusic) April 7, 2014
So so sad about Peaches Geldof. Thoughts with all of her family x— SAM SMITH (@samsmithworld) April 7, 2014
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— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) April 7, 2014
Very sad to hear about Peaches Geldof. My thoughts go out to her family and especially her two babies. x— Ashley Madekwe (@smashleybell) April 7, 2014
Sad sad day. I did not have the pleasure of meeting Peaches but I always really admired her. Respects to her family. Tragic. Beautiful lady— Helen Flanagan (@helenflanagan1) April 7, 2014
Very sad to here about the sad loss of Peaches Geldof aged 25 years old such a shame thoughts and love to her whole family xxxxx :(— Jamie Oliver (@jamieoliver) April 7, 2014
@lilyallen My thoughts are with Peaches' family at this awful time. I hope they get to grieve in peace. Peaches, rest in peace gorgeous girl— Lily Allen (@lilyallen) 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
BREAKING NEWS: Peaches Geldof, daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died, aged 25. Another awful tragedy in that family. via @BBCNews— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 7, 2014