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01st Dec 2022

Mollie King announces death of her father just weeks after welcoming her baby girl

Kat O'Connor

“Heartbroken beyond words”

Mollie King has announced the death of her father Stephen.

The singer’s dad was diagnosed with a brain tumour in August but sadly passed away in November.

Alongside photos of her and her father, Mollie penned a moving tribute.

“Heartbroken beyond words. In August, my family’s world was shattered when my Dad was diagnosed with a brain tumour.

“Last week, we had to face the day we hoped would never come and say goodbye.

“Dad, we love you with all our hearts and we will miss you every single day. You have been our hero and it’s impossible to think of our lives without you.

Mollie’s father got to meet his granddaughter and her first child Annabella before his passing.

“You have always been there for us with every step we’ve taken and you even held on a few extra days to meet baby Annabella.”

Mollie added, “You gave us your everything. You will be in our hearts and our memories every single day.”

Her followers sent their love to Mollie following the harrowing loss.

Alexandra Burke, “Sending you so much love. I’m so sorry for your loss my darling. Praying for you all xx”

“I’m so sorry for your loss, he was such an amazing Dad and person. Love you so much. May he R.I.P,” Una Healy added.

Jordan North shared, “Oh Molly, I’m so sorry to hear this news. Thinking of you and sending all my love to you, and all your family.”