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US News ITV Insists They 'Constantly' Offered Caroline Flack Guidance After Assault Charge

15:05  17 february  2020
15:05  17 february  2020 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

Caroline Flack's management criticise 'show trial' of 'vulnerable' star

  Caroline Flack's management criticise 'show trial' of 'vulnerable' star Caroline Flack's management have criticised prosecutors for pressing ahead with her "show trial" despite her boyfriend saying he did not support the case against the "vulnerable" star.Francis Ridley, of Money Talent Management, issued a statement paying tribute following the TV presenter's death, and also hit out at the CPS.

Caroline Flack has stepped down as host of the hit ITV 2 show Love Island after she was charged with assaulting her boyfriend, in a major blow to one An ITV spokesman left the door open for a potential return, saying: “ ITV has a longstanding relationship with Caroline and we understand and accept her

Flack , a television presenter, hosted ITV ’s Love Island until she stepped down in December after being charged with assault by beating. The 40-year-old denied the allegations and her boyfriend, Lewis Burton, did not support the prosecution. Flack was found dead at her London home on Saturday after

  ITV Insists They 'Constantly' Offered Caroline Flack Guidance After Assault Charge © Getty ITV has claimed the corporation “constantly” offered guidance to Caroline Flack, following her tragic death at the age of 40.

In the weeks leading up to her death, Caroline had pleaded not guilty to an assault charge, after being arrested at her home in December, and was awaiting trial.

On Monday morning’s Good Morning Britain, guest presenter Richard Madeley shared a message from ITV bosses, who assured viewers they had been in regular “close contact” with the late Love Island host about her legal battle.

Related: Why was Caroline Flack prosecuted after her boyfriend had dropped the complaint?

Ambulance called to Caroline Flack's house day before her death

  Ambulance called to Caroline Flack's house day before her death An ambulance was called to Caroline Flack's home the day before she took her own life. Paramedics attended Flack's flat in east London at 10.30pm on Valentine's Day.A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called shortly after 22:30 on 14 February to a residential property on Northwold Road, N16."Crews attended and, following a clinical assessment, the person was not taken to hospital. Due to patient confidentiality we cannot comment further.

ITV have pulled Saturday's edition of Love Island following the death of the show's former host Caroline Flack . It came two months after she was replaced as host of the show after being charged with assault . An ITV statement said: "Everybody at Love Island and ITV is shocked and saddened by this

Caroline Flack has announced that she is to stand down as the presenter of Love Island. In a statement posted on Instagram, Flack said that she would not present the show's sixth season "in order to not detract attention" from the new series after she was arrested and charged with assault last

  ITV Insists They 'Constantly' Offered Caroline Flack Guidance After Assault Charge © Getty “We ought to say one thing,” Richard told viewers. “ITV has asked us just to make it clear – because there’s been some discussion about this – that they did actually keep in close contact with Caroline since this domestic incident and they were constantly offering her assistance and help.”

Related: Politicians condemn press intrusion after Caroline Flack's death

  ITV Insists They 'Constantly' Offered Caroline Flack Guidance After Assault Charge © Getty He added: “They wanted to make that clear on this programme.” 

Related: 'Why Charlotte Flack's story should not be over-simplified'

Caroline Flack wearing a black dress: Caroline Flack at last year's Brit Awards © Mike Marsland via Getty Images Caroline Flack at last year's Brit Awards

In January, it was revealed that Caroline had stepped down as host of the first ever winter series of Love Island, claiming she didn’t want to be a “distraction” from the show.

What the papers say – February 17

  What the papers say – February 17 The death of TV presenter Caroline Flack leads many of the nation’s papers on Monday.France’s foreign minister says Britain and the EU will “rip each other apart” in bitter Brexit trade talks, the Daily Express reports, in a story also carried by The Times.

Caroline Flack 's management team slammed the Crown Prosecution Service last night for pursuing a 'show trial' against the ex-Love Island presenter, who killed herself hours after she was told she would face a trial for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend.

The death of TV presenter Caroline Flack has unleashed a furious backlash against the UK’s tabloid media, with many accusing the newspapers of contributing to the Flack was the focus of a barrage of tabloid stories after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend in December, prompting her to step down

Shortly after this, a producer maintained that the door would have been open for Caroline to return as host of a future series.

Following the news that Caroline had taken her own life, ITV made the decision to pull Sunday night’s episode of Love Island, though the show will return on Monday, and will include a tribute to the late presenter.

Richard Madeley wearing a suit and tie: Richard Madeley shared ITV's response to Caroline's death on Monday's GMB © Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock Richard Madeley shared ITV's response to Caroline's death on Monday's GMB

A number of stars – including those who worked with Caroline on Love Island and Strictly Come Dancing – have been publicly paying their respects in the last few days.

Among them was Laura Whitmore, who opened her BBC Radio 5 Live show on Sunday with an emotional speech, urging her listeners to be more kind to one another.

Amanda Holden has also suggested that Caroline was “thrown to the dogs” following her assault charge, calling out what she described as the “criminal gaps” in the way the Love Island host was treated compared to other stars who have faced struggles recently.

Why did CPS pursue Caroline Flack's case - despite boyfriend withdrawing complaint?

  Why did CPS pursue Caroline Flack's case - despite boyfriend withdrawing complaint? In the wake of Caroline Flack's death, questions have been raised about the decision by the Crown Prosecution Service to pursue the case against her despite her boyfriend withdrawing his complaint. The former Love Island presenter, 40, was due to stand trial in March for allegedly assaulting Lewis Burton, 27, last year, despite him saying he did not support the prosecution.She had entered a not guilty plea at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court.

Former Love Island host Caroline Flack has been found dead in her London flat, her family have confirmed. A lawyer for the family said the star had taken her She stood down from the dating show after she was charged with assaulting her partner in December and was due to stand trial next month.

Caroline Flack told police she would kill herself after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend in December. The TV presenter was found dead at the age of 40 at her home in Flack was arrested and charged with assault by beating after police were called to her flat in Islington on December 12.

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Caroline Flack's family release unpublished Instagram post as inquest opens .
Caroline Flack's family have released an unpublished Instagram post she wrote days before she took her own life, ahead of the opening of the inquest into her death. In the statement, the 40-year-old wrote that her arrest for assaulting her boyfriend Lewis Burton, 27, last year, meant "within 24 hours my whole world and future was swept from under my feet".The former Love Island presenter was found dead at her east London flat on Saturday having taken her own life, her family said. © N/A Lewis Burton withdrew his complaint against the star.

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