Love Island’s Dr Alex George confesses he’s going through ‘hardest time’ since brother Llŷr’s death

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Dr Alex George has admitted he's facing the hardest time after his brother Llŷr's death.

The 30 year old reality star's younger sibling tragically took his own life in July this year following his mental health battle.

Former Love Islander Alex and his family haven't had the easiest time coming to grips with their loss and the star felt the need to pay tribute to his little brother in his new podcast The Waiting Room.

Speaking to fans, he said: "I've been going through the hardest time in my personal life after losing my brother Llŷr to mental health in July.

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"He was only 19 with a career in medicine ahead of him. I was so so proud of him. I miss him so much and he is always in my thoughts."

Since Llŷr's untimely death, millions of Alex's fans have flooded his inbox with messages of sympathy.

Addressing the overwhelming kindness his followers have shown him, he continued: "Your support has been overwhelming, your kindness and your care, and I just want to take a moment to acknowledge this. Thank you so much, you have been amazing…

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"To anyone who is struggling please reach out and ask for help. There is always hope of a better day."

Taking to his Instagram stories later, Alex, who recently said he'll "never get over" his brother's death, added to his 1.5million fans: "On a personal note I was glad to be able to pay tribute to my brother in this episode.

"The podcast community has been incredibly kind and I know he was very proud of the podcast. Thank you," followed by a blue heart emoji.



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It comes after Alex recently announced he's embarking on a career change and is leaving A&E to train as a GP.

The reality star made his announcement along with a picture of himself at work wearing blue scrubs and a facemask.

He wrote: "CAREER UPDATE: I am leaving A&E! I have had the most incredible five years in the Emergency Department but it’s nearly time for me to move on.

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"It won’t be easy but next summer I will be starting a fresh chapter. I am embarking on a new career within the medical field and am excited to have you all on this journey with me."

He also uploaded a new video to YouTube talking about his decision to "move on" as he said: "I have loved working in Lewisham A&E for the last 5 years and learnt so much.

"However at some point we all have to move on and I am excited to start a new chapter. I am keen to hear what you all think of my decision? Thank you for all of your support!"

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