Love Island’s Dr Alex George pays emotional tribute to his brother

Love Island star Dr Alex George has paid tribute to his little brother, a day after laying him to rest.

In an emotional Instagram post, Dr Alex, 29, promised Llyr he will live his dream of becoming a doctor, writing: “Every patient I see, we will do it together, you and I.”

Llyr, who was due to begin studying at medical school, died last month. Dr George said at the time “I have lost my beautiful little brother to mental health”.

His funeral took place on Monday and Dr George said it “was the hardest day of my life”.

He wrote on Instagram: “Except it wasn’t goodbye. Llyr, your dream was to become a doctor, you will live that dream. Every patient I see, we will do it together, you and I.

“Your favourite passion is cars, every time I am out driving, I know you will be there laughing and smiling with me. I love you so much Llyr, you are always with me, my boy.”

Former Love Island stars sent condolences to Dr George.

Rosie Williams wrote: “My heart breaks for you Alex! All my love and thoughts are with you.”

And Demi Jones said: “Sending you all my love and strength always.”

Dr George appeared on Love Island in 2018.

He is an A&E doctor and has documented his experience working in the healthcare system during the coronavirus pandemic.

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