Updated: TOWIE stars lead tributes to Nanny Pat, who has died aged 80

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TOWIE stars of past and present have led the celebrity tributes to Nanny Pat, who has died aged 80.

Nanny Pat on 'The Only Way Is Essex'. Broadcast on ITVBe.

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Nanny Pat In Memory Card, TOWIE Essexmas, December 2015


TOWIE paid tribute to Nanny Pat at the end of the Essexmas episode.

The beloved grandmother and reality star - real name Patricia Brooker - passed away following a short illness.

Her family released a statement that read: "Sadly our amazing, courageous and beautiful Nanny Pat passed away this morning after a short illness. We are overwhelmed by sadness, and the whole family ask for privacy at this horrible time."

Tributes have been pouring in from celebrity fans and those who worked with her.

James 'Arg' Argent
"Rest In Peace the Legend that is Nanny Pat!!! Love to all the Brooker & Wright Family!!! Miss her already #QueenOfEssex."

Ferne McCann
"Nanny Pat you will be missed by so many. Our Queen of Essex! My love goes out to her family & loved ones at this tough time."

Mario Falcone
"This lady will be sorely missed by many... It was an absolute pleasure to have known you Nanny Pat... Rip xxx."

Lucy Mecklenburgh
"Nanny pat u will be dearly missed! Sending my love to all her family & loved ones. #Queenofessex #rip."

Chloe Sims
"Devastated, loved her like my own nan, sending my deepest sincere condolences."

Lauren Goodger
"My heart goes to both Nanny Pat Families.. I'm very sorry to hear this sad news... #RIPNannyPat."

Lauren Pope
"Devastated to hear the news about Nanny Pat, such a beautiful woman. All my love & thoughts to the family."

Tommy Mallet
"Feel Blessed to say that I spent time with such a wonderful woman!! I will never forget the jokes that me & nanny pat had over the past year.. And will miss her hitting me everytime I swore out loud.. God bless you Pat #QueenOfEssex."

Chloe Lewis
"Such sad news... Such a lovely lady. Nanny Pat."

Nanny Pat on 'The Only Way Is Essex'. Broadcast on ITVBe.

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Nanny Pat was a fan favourite since series one.

Georgia Kousoulou
"We are all truly saddened by the loss of our beautiful Essex queen nanny pat who is irreplaceable & forever in our hearts."

Debbie Douglas
"You cannot buy, steal or borrow LOVE. Nanny Pat earned it by being KIND to all she met on her journey of life. #RIPNannyPat."

Bobby Norris
"Such a sad day in Essex.. We have lost our Queen, Nanny Pat!! A lovely lady with the biggest heart.. #RIPNannyPat."

Lewis Bloor
"My thoughts are with Wright family today sorry to hear this terrible news."

Harry Derbidge
"I can't believe it, RIP nanny Pat. You was the biggest legend ever and you will continue to be, my thoughts go to the all the wrights."

Jasmin Walia
"Very sad to hear the news of nanny pat. thoughts are with the family and sending my love to them @MissJessWright_ @MarkWright_ x"

Danielle Armstrong
"Our queen of Essex and everyone's nan we love you and you will be truly missed. R.I.P nanny pat."

Nanny Pat rapping on TOWIE

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Nanny Pat's rap was one of the show's most memorable moments.

Dan Osborne
"RIP nanny Pat.. Such a lovely lady, always had a smile on your face! Thinking about all of the Wright family."

Frankie Essex
"Heart broken RIP our darling Nanny Pat. thinking about @nannypat_carol and all the Wrights. #RIPNannyPat."

Cara Kilbey
"My heart goes out to all The Wrights. Nanny Pat was an amazing lady. Thinking of you all @MissJessWright_ @nannypat_carol."

Kirk Norcross
"My heart goes out 2 the Wright family nannypat was an amazing person and will b truly missed but never 4gotten."

Maria Fowler
"So so sad to hear that Nanny Pat has passed away, such a wonderful sweet, fun and kind lady,it was a pleasure working with and knowing you.x."

Vas J Morgan
"Such devastating news. Thoughts and prayers are with the Wright family. RIP Nanny Pat."

Nanny Pat's makeover by Amy Childs

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Remember when she got a makeover from Amy Childs?

Charlie King
"Gutted to hear about the passing of Nanny Pat. My thoughts with all the Wright family, Nanny Pat was one of the sweetest ladies ever."

Ricky Rayment
"My heart goes out to all the Wrights.. Having to say goodbye to a truely incredible lady."

Kate Wright
"Such devastating news ... Thinking of you all @MissJessWright_ @nannypat_carol."

Jacqueline Jossa
"Rip nanny pat. xx thoughts are with the whole Wright family at this sad time."

Katie Price
"My Thoughts and Prayers goes out to The Wright family. RIP Nanny Pat."

Rylan Clark
"So sad to hear the news of @nannypat_carol passing. Such a lovely woman. Love to the family xxx."

Jack Tweed
"One of the loveliest caring lady's I knew, horrible news. RIP nanny pat. Thoughts are with the family."

Jess Impiazzi
"So sad to hear the passing of @nannypat_carol absolute Towie legend! #RIP."

Megan McKenna
"I'm so sorry to hear the news about Nanny pat. My thoughts go out to you @MissJessWright_ and your family."