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Love Island’s Alex George shares poignant tribute to brother Llyr a year after his death

Former Love Island star Alex George has paid an emotional tribute to his late brother one year since his tragic death.

The A&E physician, who appeared within the 2018 collection of the present, penned a heartbreaking publish on Instagram written to his brother Llyr, who died final July after a battle with psychological well being.

The telly star and A&E physician added a throwback image of exhibiting him posing with his little brother and their mum and pop.

Dr Alex wrote: “I can’t believe it’s been a year. Some days I really can’t accept or understand that you are not here. We miss you so much Llŷr.

“You give me a lot energy, even when occasions are powerful and it will be simple to quit.

“Mum, Dad and Elliott are doing ok, they miss you so much too. I would do anything to go out for a spin in the car with you again. Love you x.”



Happier occasions: Alex and Llyr and their dad and mom

Welsh-born Alex, who fronts Podcast The Waiting Room, was met with a large response from a few of his 2million followers.

Llyr had hoped to comply with in his huge brother Alex’s footsteps and had been accepted for medical faculty however tragically took his personal life a month earlier than he was due to begin after fighting his psychological well being.

Announcing the heartbreaking information, final year Alex posted: “I have lost my beautiful little brother to mental health. I love you so much Llŷr. The kindest and most caring soul.



Alex says he misses Llyr 'so much' a year after his death
Alex says he misses Llyr ‘a lot’ a year after his death

“I was so proud of you starting medical school next month, you would have been the most incredible doctor. We are hurting so bad. No words can explain.

‘As a family we are devastated. We love you and miss you so much. Please rest in peace x Our boy.’

Since finding fame on Love Island and heading back to his day job as a doctor, Alex has also met prime minister Boris Johnson and been appointed a Youth Mental Health Ambassador.



Dr Alex George is a Mental Health Youth Ambassador
Dr Alex George is a Mental Health Youth Ambassador

He beforehand advised how he had himself had remedy and was an advocate for psychological well being and utilizing his platform to make a actual distinction.

He advised on Instagram when he took on his new function: “Nothing will bring my brother back but if I can make a positive impact that saves even one life, it will be worth moving mountains for. “

And he additionally revealed his personal personal struggles and the way he’d discovered remedy helped him and he’d ‘advocate it to anybody’.

He advised Wales Online: “If you feel you need to talk to anyone or you’re going through life changes have therapy. Going to talk to someone who doesn’t know you and can give you a bit of advice independently is actually a really powerful thing.”

Dr Alex additionally appeared on The One Show just lately to converse of the launch of a government-backed official anti-bullying marketing campaign.

If you want confidential help you possibly can name the Samaritans, which could be reached around the clock, 24 hours a day, one year a year.

If you want a response instantly, it’s finest to name them on the telephone. You can attain them by calling 116 123, by emailing [email protected] or by visiting www.samaritans.org

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