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Curtis Pritchard has said he believes his grandmother is watching over AJ Pritchard while he’s in the I’m A Celebrity castle, after it was announced she had died.
Former Love Island star Curtis, 24, made the emotional comment on a post which saw him pay tribute to his beloved Nanna on his Instagram page.
As he shared photo of him with his grandmother, alongside a lengthy statement when he confirmed her death, Curtis revealed he feels his nana is watching over AJ, who is yet to learn of her death.
Curtis, who recently said he felt betrayed by ex girlfriend Maura Higgins, said: “Life is beautiful, life is incredible, life is magical… But sadly it doesn’t last forever.
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“RIP, I love your Nanna Nanna words literally cannot describe how much I love you, and forever will love you and the memories of you.
“You really have been a massive part of my life and helped me to be the man I am today.”
As friends and fans shared the condolences, one pointed out they spotted a robin in the I’m A Celebrity castle.
They wrote: “So sorry for your loss. There was a little robin in the castle on last nights show – your Nanna is with AJ” followed by a red heart emoji.
Curtis replied: “It gave me goosebumps when I saw that. Nanna is looking over AJ right now” followed by a red heart emoji.
While others agreed as one said: “ I saw that too & think nanny is watching over him.”
AJ’s girlfriend Abbie Quinnen, who recently revealed she’d received death threats, also commented on Curtis’ tribute to his beloved nan.
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Abbie wrote: “what an incredible, beautiful, strong woman she was! She is going to be forever proud of you, Aj and Debi Rest in perfect peace Angela” followed by an angel and red heart emoji.
Meanwhile, Angela’s husband Leslie is said to have paid tribute to his wife through Stoke-on-Trent Live.
He told the publication: “It is with great sadness that my beautiful wife Angela has passed away. She was the love of my life.
“One of her greatest pleasures right until the end of her life was seeing AJ and Curtis as well as her other grandchildren flourish in their careers, and she made it clear she would hate for them to give up their dreams.
“I want to thank everybody for being so kind during such a difficult and sad time for our family.”
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