The stars of The Only Way Is Essex have been paying tribute following the shock news that former cast member Mick Norcross has been found dead at his home at the age of 57.
Scroll on to read their condolences.
"ALWAYS A GENTLEMAN. absolutely shocked and saddened by the news. my thoughts and prayers are going out to Kirk family and friends absolutely tragic #ripmicknorcross the memories of the early days the sugar hut and the wonderful filming parties you put on will never be forgotten. you never know what someone is going through you was one of the good guys"
"A true gentleman & a very kind man! RIP. Many amazing memories, So Sad! My thoughts are with his family"
"RIP my friend. You were the perfect gentlemen and I am thankful I got the privilege of having you in my life."
"I have just heard the news, I am heartbroken. My thoughts go to Mick's whole family and friends."
"RIP Mick - you was a genuinely lovely man & always looked after us, was a pleasure to have worked with you. My thoughts are with the family"
"It's a really sad evening ...... another stark reminder you really don't know what battles people are struggling to defeat. Pretty gutted tbh ! Sleep well in the knowledge Mick you are a true gentleman."
"Rest in peace Mick thank you for all the memories and being such a genuine person, you will be sadly missed"