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Sugababes star Keisha Buchanan announces her father has passed away

Sugababes’ Keisha Buchanan has announced her father has passed away. 

The pop star, 36, took to Instagram on Wednesday evening to share a heartbreaking Tiktok montage of videos from her family patriarch’s funeral, complete with a horse-drawn carriage draped in Jamaican flags, a white coffin and doves. 

Alongside the post, she penned an emotional caption detailing her grief, as she wrote: ‘I’m hopeful that I’ll get through a day without tears & physical pain in my chest soon. Moment by moment… #missyouforever’.  

Hurt: Sugababes’ Keisha Buchanan has announced her father has passed away

Keisha gave a candid insight into her father’s farewell, as she shared the video showing the white carriage and pallbearers carrying a white coffin. 

She also filmed while in the cemetery, where mourners released white doves in honour of her father. The rest of the montage comprised both a recent picture of her dad and a sweet throwback shot showing his resemblance to Keisha. 

Her full post read: ‘Hardest few weeks of my life… heartbroken beyond belief. So much to say but it’s hard to put into words for a caption. My protector, the man I loved the most, the coolest parent, my twin flame…

‘My daddy Sooo many thoughts…Who will give me away? What will I tell my children when I have them? What a thing to adjust to [shake my head].. 

Touching: The pop star, 36, took to Instagram on Wednesday evening to share a heartbreaking Tiktok montage of videos from her family patriarch's funeral, complete with a horse-drawn carriage draped in Jamaican flags, a white coffin and doves

Touching: The pop star, 36, took to Instagram on Wednesday evening to share a heartbreaking Tiktok montage of videos from her family patriarch’s funeral, complete with a horse-drawn carriage draped in Jamaican flags, a white coffin and doves

Release: Doves were released at the cemetery

Release: Doves were released at the cemetery 

‘But even in this I trust the lord to strengthen me… I’m hopeful that I’ll get through a day without tears & physical pain in my chest soon. Moment by moment’.  

As well as the funeral video, she shared text messages from her father reading: ‘Thank you baby, I wouldn’t want anyone else for my daughter.  My heart belongs to you babe and it always will I will always be here for you, I’m blessed xxxx’

Another message read: ”Hi My Baby, Thanks for being my beautiful Angel and thanks for making me the proudest Dad in the World and I’ll always Love You. THANK YOU XXX’. Keisha replied: ‘Awww thank you dad love you always’.  

Emotional: She shared an image from inside the church

Emotional: She shared an image from inside the church 

Sweet: Her love: Keisha gave a candid insight into her father's farewell, as she shared the video showing the white carriage and pallbearers carrying a white coffin

Sweet: Her love: Keisha gave a candid insight into her father’s farewell, as she shared the video showing the white carriage and pallbearers carrying a white coffin

Her tragic news come after Keisha reflected on her experience as the only black member of chart-topping band, Sugababes.

She was one of the founding band members with Mutya Buena and Siobhán Donaghy in 1998, but rumours of in-fighting plagued the group, and they have been famed for the several line-up changes.

During an appearance on This Morning last year, Keisha explained that she was often portrayed as an instigator of the band’s fights – saying that she now believes this was an example of systemic racism.

Her love: Her full post read: 'Hardest few weeks of my life… heartbroken beyond belief. So much to say but it's hard to put into words for a caption. My protector, the man I loved the most, the coolest parent, my twin flame'

 Her love: Her full post read: ‘Hardest few weeks of my life… heartbroken beyond belief. So much to say but it’s hard to put into words for a caption. My protector, the man I loved the most, the coolest parent, my twin flame’

She mused: ‘I believe that systemic racism comes in all different forms and if you’re abusing someone’s character to manipulate them… it’s based on perception.

‘The press side – some people had never met me and just decided I was the instigator of situations, and no one ever gave me the chance to say actually what happened. We know in life there are always two sides to every story.’ 

On why she decided to speak out now, Keisha admitted: ‘I think I didn’t really recognise it as racism, because I didn’t grow up in an environment where I had just all black friends.

‘My friends were very mixed, I’ve got different races in my family and I also thought that being racist meant that you actually called someone a racist word.’

Throwback: The singer was one of the founding band members with Mutya Buena and Siobhán Donaghy in 1998, but rumours of in-fighting plagued the group

Throwback: The singer was one of the founding band members with Mutya Buena and Siobhán Donaghy in 1998, but rumours of in-fighting plagued the group

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