TOWIE’s Nanny Pat has died
Nanny Pat from the reality television show The Only Way Is Essex, has died at the age of 80. A statement was released by her family explaining she died after a short illness.
The beloved star was grandma to Mark and Jessica Wright, both of whom were original cast members on the show. Nanny Pat was a series regular and made an appearance in every single one of the show’s seasons.
The Wright family have asked for privacy following her death: “We are overwhelmed by sadness and the whole family ask for privacy at this horrible time." Grandson Mark Wright tweeted: "My heart is broken but to know good ole Nanny was loved by so many is the best feeling in the world."
A spokesperson for Towie has also commented, saying: "We are absolutely devastated to hear the sad news about our beloved Nanny Pat. Patricia has been at the heart of Towie from the very beginning and we will miss her terribly. Our thoughts are with the Wright family at this very sad time."