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RIP Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding dies after breast cancer battle

The 39-year-old passed away peacefully this morning, her mother revealed.

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Sarah Harding

Sarah Harding

Sarah Harding

Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding has died aged 39.


The singer was diagnosed with breast cancer in August last year and underwent a mastectomy and intensive chemotherapy over the last 12 months.

In March, she revealed that the cancer had spread to her spine and was terminal.

Her mum Marie confirmed the devastating news today on Sarah’s Instagram page alongside a sweet photo of her.

She wrote: "It's with deep heartbreak that today I'm sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away.

"Many of you will know of Sarah's battle with cancer and that she fought so strongly from her diagnosis until her last day.

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Sarah Harding rose to fame with Girls Aloud (Matt Crossick/PA)

Sarah Harding rose to fame with Girls Aloud (Matt Crossick/PA)

Sarah Harding rose to fame with Girls Aloud (Matt Crossick/PA)

"She slipped away peacefully this morning. I'd like to thank everyone for their kind support over the past year. It meant the world to Sarah and it gave her great strength and comfort to know she was loved.

"I know she won't want to be remembered for her fight against this terrible disease - she was a bright shining star and I hope that's how she can be remembered instead.- Marie x".

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