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Fifi Geldof Expresses Anger At 'Selfish' Social Media Remarks


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Fifi Geldof, the eldest sister of the late Peaches Geldof, has hit out at an unnamed social media user who had described her sister’s use of heroin as “selfish”.

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Peaches Geldof, pictured here at Somerset House, was branded 'selfish' by a social media user

The 31-year-old posted her reaction on her Instagram page, which expressed her anger at how viciously some had reacted to Peaches’ death back in April, in her opinion. A site user had branded Peaches “selfish to use drugs in front of them [her children]”.

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History Repeating Itself: The Tragic Case Of Peaches Geldof


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An explanation for the tragic death of 25 year old Peaches Geldof has finally been offered up. The mother-of-two allegedly died from a heroin overdose on April 7, 2014. She had been alone in the house with her youngest son, Phaedra. Her husband reportedly discovered her “slumped” in a spare bedroom, it was clear that she was already dead.

Peaches Geldof Paula Yates Peaches Geldof was just 25 years old when she died from a heroin overdose

It’s taken weeks for a cause of death to be established, initially it was unclear what had resulted in Peaches’ sudden death. All that was certain was that it was highly unusual for a 25 year old girl to die unexpectedly. The TV presenter had been looking very thin of late, and a phrase that she had used some time ago kept cropping up in various news stories. Peaches had described herself as "having the heart of a 90 year old gangster" due to bad eating habits, habits she had allegedly curbed.

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Peaches Geldof's Death Appears To Have Been Caused By A Heroin OD


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Peaches Geldof’s cause of death will be officially announced at an inquest today, but the news is already circulating that the model and TV personality died from a heroin overdose – the same thing that caused her mother, Paula Yates’ death in 2000. The model, journalist had previously spoken about never having gotten over her mother’s passing. 25-year-old Peaches Geldof was the mother of two boys, Phaedra and Astala. Just a few hours prior to her death, Geldof had posted a photograph on Twitter of her as a child with her mother.

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Geldof's death rocked the world on April 7.

The Times newspaper reported that the results of toxicology tests would be revealed by Detective Chief Inspector Paul Fotheringham on Thursday at an inquest hearing in Gravesend, Kent. An overdose was not initially reported as a possible cause of death because there was no drug paraphernalia found around the body. It is not known who supplied the drugs.

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Peaches Geldof's Body Released For Funeral, Post-Mortem Proves Inconclusive


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Peaches Geldof's body has been released to her family to make way for funeral arrangements. However, a post-mortem investigation yesterday proved inconclusive, casting no light on how the 25 year-old mother-of-two died. She was reportedly found dead at her home in Wrotham, Kent on Monday (7th April) but police have stated that there was no suicide note or evidence of drug-taking at the scene.

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Pictured Just Last Week, Peaches Appeared Healthy Days Before Her Death.

Geldof's body has been released to the family to allow preparations for a funeral, said a coroner's spokesman. "We can confirm that the body has been released to the family for funeral arrangements to be made," he said, via The Telegraph. Toxicology tests are still being carried out but apparently it could be weeks until Peaches' cause of death is determined.

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Remembering Peaches Geldof, Her Life and Career


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The death of Peaches Geldof yesterday has brought on a wave of shock and sadness across social media as people try to come to terms with what was a sudden and unexpected tragedy. At just 25 years old the daughter of Bob Geldof lived a short life which saw her transform from a party girl teen into a devoted wife and mother. Whilst she was born with famous parents, Peaches carved out a career for herself in the media beyond her famous surname, always opinionated and never afraid to express herself, Peaches Geldof was a celebrity whose life encapsulated an often misunderstood generation who were just trying to find themselves.

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof pictured at a fashion show last week in what was to be her final public appearance

The second daughter of Live Aid founder Bob Geldof and TV presenter Paula Yates, Peaches was born in the spotlight. Her early life was described as idyllic until her parents separated and her mother tragically died when Peaches was aged just 11. The tragedy of her mother’s untimely death seemed to cast a dark shadow over Peaches, especially during her teenaged years when tabloids constantly drew comparisons between the two during her ‘wilder’ days. Peaches would say herself in her final interview that she had spent years struggling to know herself and “feeling lost at sea, rudderless and troubled” over her mother's death but that becoming a mother herself had helped heal her.

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Peaches Geldof Dies Aged 25: "Unexpected And Sudden"


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Peaches Geldof has been found dead at her home in Kent today. Aged just 25, the mother-of -two and daughter of Boomtown Rats rocker Bob Geldof was reportedly pronounced dead at the Wrotham address by South East Coast Ambulance Service. Police attending the scene have described Peaches' death and "unexpected" and "sudden."

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Pictured Just Last Week, Peaches Geldof Has Been Found Dead.

"At this stage, the death is being treated as unexplained and sudden," said a statement from Kent Police, via BBC News. Peaches' cause of death is currently unconfirmed. Married to S.C.U.M rocker Thomas Cohen, Peaches had two sons, Astala, one, and Phaedra, who will turn one on the 24th April.

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In Memory Of Paula: Peaches Geldof Opts For Caesarean Section On Paula Yates' Birthday


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Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen have welcomed their second child into the world. Their son Phaedra was born on Peaches’ late mother Paula Yates’ birthday and a report from The Sun suggests that Peaches had planned a caesarean section so that the birth took place on the special day. The Sun reported yesterday that Peaches “chose to have a caesarean section on April 24” and added that they had named their second child after an album by Tangerine Dream.

Peaches is the daughter of Paula Yates, the former TV presenter and Boomtown Rats musician Bob Geldof. She was hoping that her first son, Astala, would be born on April 24 last year, but missed the birth date. so opted for a caesarean this time round. Her husband, Tom Cohen, of the band S.C.U.M. was present for the birth and she’s also been visited by her sisters Fifi (30), Pixie (22) and her half sister Tiger Lily (16), whilst in hospital. A source revealed that the procedure had all gone to plan: ““It all went smoothly and Peaches will be in hospital for a while to recuperate… They are particularly pleased about the significance of the date as it makes Peaches feel she is keeping her mum’s memory alive.”

Paula Yates passed away aged 41 in September 2000, when Peaches was 11. She died of a heroin overdose at her home in London. 

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