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Elizabeth Hurley speaks out after Shane Warne’s memorial as she promises to come to Australia ‘soon’

Elizabeth Hurley has broken her silence after missing her former fiancé Shane Warne’s public memorial service in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Commenting on recent Instagram posts shared by the late cricketing legend’s children, Brooke and Jackson, Liz, 56, promised she’d see them both ‘soon’.

‘I love you Jackson. The Lion would be proud of you. See you soon,’ Liz commented on a video of Jackson, 22, speaking at the memorial.

Breaking her silence: Elizabeth Hurley has spoken out after missing her former fiancé Shane Warne’s public memorial service in Melbourne on Wednesday. Pictured together at a dinner in Scotland in October 2011

Responding to a photo Brooke, 24, sitting in her dad’s old locker room, Liz added: ‘Your speech was magical. I love you and see you soon. SW23 FOREVER.’

It comes after Liz last month expressed her sorrow at not being able to attend Shane’s private funeral.

‘My heart aches that I can’t be in Australia tomorrow for Shane’s funeral. I was filming last night and, with the time jump, physically can’t get there,’ she explained. 

Lending her support: Commenting on recent Instagram posts shared by the late cricketing legend's children, Brooke and Jackson (pictured at the memorial with sister Summer), Liz, 56, said she'd see them both 'soon'

Lending her support: Commenting on recent Instagram posts shared by the late cricketing legend’s children, Brooke and Jackson (pictured at the memorial with sister Summer), Liz, 56, said she’d see them both ‘soon’

She also included a series of photos of herself and Shane, which were taken in Sri Lanka to celebrate their engagement, describing it as ‘the happiest time’.  

‘It still hasn’t really sunk in that he’s gone. It seems too cruel that all the people who loved him will never have another Lion hug, but our memories will live forever. RIP Lionheart, with love your Luna,’ she wrote.

Shane and Liz began dating in 2010, before getting engaged a year later, and eventually splitting in 2013.

Whirlwind romance: Shane and Liz began dating in 2010, before getting engaged a year later, and eventually splitting in 2013. Pictured together at the races in England in July 2013

Whirlwind romance: Shane and Liz began dating in 2010, before getting engaged a year later, and eventually splitting in 2013. Pictured together at the races in England in July 2013

He said of the romance in 2018: ‘Who knows what the future holds. There’s a difference between in love with someone and loving someone. I’ll always love Elizabeth but I don’t think we’ll ever get back together.’

Warne’s words came after he branded his romance with the British model and actress as being the ‘happiest time of his life.’

The cricketer reflected back on their relationship, saying: ‘When we were together we both had a great time. Unfortunately it didn’t work out. 

'Your speech was magical. I love you and see you soon. SW23 FOREVER,' Liz commented on Brooke's post. Pictured together

‘Your speech was magical. I love you and see you soon. SW23 FOREVER,’ Liz commented on Brooke’s post. Pictured together

‘It wasn’t something that she or I did wrong, it just fizzled out. We’re still great friends, we still stay in touch, we’re good for each other and our kids get along great.’

He told the Mirror: ‘I was more in love with Elizabeth than I’d realised I could be. I miss the love we had. My years with Elizabeth were the happiest of my life.’  

Shane was found unresponsive in his villa in Koh Samui at around 5.15pm on Friday, March 4, and was later pronounced dead aged 52. 

'My heart aches that I can't be in Australia tomorrow for Shane's funeral. I was filming last night and, with the time jump, physically can't get there,' she explained on Instagram. Pictured, Shane's children at his public memorial

‘My heart aches that I can’t be in Australia tomorrow for Shane’s funeral. I was filming last night and, with the time jump, physically can’t get there,’ she explained on Instagram. Pictured, Shane’s children at his public memorial

The cricketing legend was on holiday in Thailand with three friends, who spent 20 minutes trying to revive him after they were unable to wake him. 

He was rushed to the Thai International Hospital by ambulance where he was then pronounced dead.

Shane’s manager, James Erskine, released a statement in the early hours of Saturday morning announcing his death.  

'It still hasn't really sunk in that he's gone. It seems too cruel that all the people who loved him will never have another Lion hug, but our memories will live forever,' Liz previously wrote on Instagram. Pictured, Shane at the Big Bash League match in Melbourne in January 2020

‘It still hasn’t really sunk in that he’s gone. It seems too cruel that all the people who loved him will never have another Lion hug, but our memories will live forever,’ Liz previously wrote on Instagram. Pictured, Shane at the Big Bash League match in Melbourne in January 2020

‘Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,’ it read. 

An autopsy showed the sports star died of natural causes, with a suspected heart attack believed to be the cause of death.

He was given a state memorial service at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 30.  

Send-off fit for a spin king: Shane was given a state memorial service at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 30 (pictured)

Send-off fit for a spin king: Shane was given a state memorial service at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 30 (pictured)

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