Shane Warne’s ex-fiancée Elizabeth Hurley shares ‘heartache’ as she WON’T make it to Australia in time for cricketer’s private funeral following his tragic death age 52
Elizabeth Hurley has revealed she won’t be able to travel to Australia in time to attend her ex-fiancé Shane Warne’s funeral.
The actress, 56, shared the heartbreaking news to Instagram on Sunday and said the cricketer’s tragic death ‘still hasn’t really sunk in’.
‘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 wrote.
Devastating: Shane Warne’s ex-fiancée Elizabeth Hurley has shared ‘heartache’ as she WON’T make it to Australia in time for cricketer’s private funeral following his tragic death age 52
Elizabeth continued: ‘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.’
Elizabeth also shared a series of photos of the couple in Sri Lanka celebrating their engagement.
‘My heart aches’: The actress, 56, shared the heartbreaking news to Instagram on Sunday and said the cricketer’s tragic death ‘still hasn’t really sunk in’
She previously broke her silence on the death of her ex-fiancé, writing: ‘I feel like the sun has gone behind a cloud forever. RIP my beloved Lionheart @shanewarne23.’
Warne, who died suddenly from a heart attack while on a ‘lads’ holiday’, had told ABC host Leigh Sales in 2018 he wanted ‘to become a better person’ when dating Elizabeth.
Shane and Elizabeth first got together in late 2010, before he popped the question to the Austin Powers actress in September 2011, but they sadly split in 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 tragically died on March 4 at the age of 52 while on holiday with his friends in Koh Samui, Thailand. He died from ‘natural causes’, an autopsy concluded.