Justin Timberlake has been left crushed following tragic news of a loved one lost. The Can't Stop the Feeling singer updated fans with devastating news that his longtime backup singer, Nicole Hurst, had lost her life.
Justin took to Instagram with a heartfelt and emotional post which sparked an overwhelming response from his fans.
Alongside photos and videos of the young vocalist, he wrote: "My heart is so heavy. We lost a beautiful soul this week. Nicole lit up every room she walked into.
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"On and off the stage she was a constant source of joy and positivity. Some things feel so unfair and we will never understand why they happen. What I do know is that we were blessed to laugh with her, to travel with her, and to experience her infectious smile and love for a life filled with music.
"Nicole, it's not enough to say that I am going to miss you dearly. Thank you for your light. I will do my best to carry that with me. I love you, my sister. Forever family and forever a TN Kid."
Justin shared a heartfelt tribute, videos and photos of Nicole
Justin's social media followers inundated him with praying hand emojis and kind words.
One wrote: "It's not fair so I celebrate her light and positivity," while another wrote: "She was an angel for real was so kind," and another added: "Man, I'm going to miss her so much."
Justin will be comforted by his wife Jessica Biel
The father-of-two - who is married to Jessica Biel - didn't elaborate on her sad death, but Nicole, herself, opened up about her cancer diagnosis previously.
She had a lengthy battle with breast cancer and in August 2019 she revealed it had come back after remission and devastatingly spread to her brain.
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