The real star of the show, Mark and Jessica Wright’s Nanny Pat, has passed away.
The eighty-year-old grandmother to two of the biggest TOWIE stars, Nanny Pat quickly became a favourite in her own right.
The Wright family confirmed the sad news in a statement to the Daily Mail today.
They said: “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.”
Jessica Wright revealed that the family had returned from a Christmas trip to New York on hearing the news.
Here are just some of Nanny Pat’s many, many best bits.
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