The BBC Radio 1 DJ had been pals for 13 years with the ‘Love Island’ host and she or he was a common visitor on his reveals and he was rocked by her suicide on the of 40.
Nick had spoken to Caroline simply a few days earlier than she took her personal life in February shortly after discovering out the Crown Prosecution Service could be pursuing a case of assault towards her following a row together with her boyfriend Lewis Burton at her residence in December.
He admits he did some soul looking out within the wake of her passing questioning if there was one thing extra he may have carried out to have prevented this tragedy.
In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, he stated: “I knew she was very loved. She was so funny, engaging and open. And also really vulnerable. I think a lot of people, me included, saw her in themselves. And it was the most horrible, shocking news
“It’s actually onerous to take. We weren’t greatest pals, however we had been shut and we might communicate all of the time. We’d spoken earlier that week. We had plans to hang around, and I’d been messaging her when all of the s**t had gone down.
“It could have been avoided. I know that always happens when someone dies young, and when I’ve had friends who have passed away before they should have. You always play a bit of, ‘What could I have done?’ “
Grimmy first met Caroline on the Hawley Arms pub – a hangout for celebrities comparable to Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson and Noel Fielding within the mid-2000s – in Camden in 2007 when he was finishing an internship at MTV, whose workplaces had been additionally within the north London borough.
They went on to work collectively in 2015 when Grimmy turned a choose on ‘The X Factor’ and Caroline co-hosted the ITV expertise present with Olly Murs for one collection.
Nick insists he will solely ever have fond reminiscences of Caroline, who he describes as a joyous and enjoyable individual.
He stated: “My experience of Caroline was nothing but joy and fun. She was always one of those people who, if you were having a fine night out, would make it a brilliant night out.”