Heavy D’s ex-fiancée breaks silence to pay tribute as father of her child dies
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Heavy D's ex-fiancée has paid tribute to him after his sudden death.
It was announced today that the Celebrity Big Brother star, whose real name was Colin Newell, had died.
Broyny split from Heavy in 2017 and gave birth to their daughter Rory later that year.
Following the tragic news, she took to Instagram to share pictures of them together with their little girl, she wrote: "I loved him so much we had a lot of love for each other aswell as so much hate!
"we have a child together and he did love her but things happen! I’m so sorry Colin rest I’m peace you silly man"
Bryony shared daughter Rory with Heavy
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"this is sad," one of her followers commented.
While another posted: "Sending you love".
"I'm so sorry for your loss," a third penned.
YouTuber Bryony announced just one week ago that she was expecting a baby boy, saying that Rory would make a wonderful big sister.
She paid tribute after he died
Sharing the scan with her 10,000 followers, she wrote: "It’s a boy can’t believe I’m having a little boy over the moon one of each how lucky am I! Rory’s going to be the best big sister ever"
Heavy, who rose to fame on TV show Storage Hunters, died this week at the age of 43.
His friend Nick Nevern confirmed the tragedy, writing on Twitter : "I’m very shocked & saddened to hear of the passing of my friend @HeavyHeavyd.
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Rory was born in 2017
"u lived ur life the way u wanted to & f**k anyone who didn’t like it! U always brought a smile to my face bro & lifted any room you where in. #RIPHeavyD."
His cause of death is not yet known, but Mirror Online understands he died after "going missing" for a fortnight.
His brother Patrick Newell said he'd been searching for his brother for two weeks before his death.
Bryony spoke out after news of Heavy's death
He had not posted on social media since November 14.
Heavy was also a devoted Arsenal fan and regularly appeared on AFTV.
The channel paid tribute after hearing of his death, writing on Twitter: "We are shocked to hear the sad news that Heavy D has passed away today. Our condolences go to his family at this very sad time. #RIPHeavyD."