They went on to call her ‘one of a kind’ as they sent love to her friends and family ‘during this difficult time’.
The presenter was a contestant in the 2014 series of the show, dancing with pro partner Pasha Kovalev.
The routine was originally performed during an ‘around the world’ themed edition of the show and Caroline and Pasha reprised it in the final – with the routine, their last one of the series, nabbing them the title.
‘Obviously, I was dancing with Pasha but he got quite far in the competition with Ashley [Roberts] so you have to be with someone who’s already been taken out of the competition,’ Caroline explained at the time. So instead I’m with Gorka the corker!