Roman Kemp is taking a break from his Capital FM breakfast show following the death of a buddy.
The presenter, 27, and his fellow Capital Breakfast hosts Sonny Jay, 27, and Sian Welby, 33, came off air mid-way through the show on Tuesday after being informed that a friend they had all worked with had actually passed away.
A Capital spokesperson stated: ‘We can validate that Rob Howard and Lauren Layfield will host Capital Breakfast for the rest of this week.’
The trio have actually been given leave by station executives due to the tragic news, with Rob, 31, and Lauren, 32, taking over in their absence.
Listeners had actually noticed that Tuesday’s program was cut short after an interview with Little Mix, with the speakers leaving after being told the news.
An industry source told The Sun: ‘Roman and his colleagues are in total shock, they can’t believe someone they were all near is gone.
‘ They’ve all been left completely shattered by the disturbing news and are taking some time to grieve and absorb the disaster.
‘ It’s a bumpy ride for them all right now.’
Roman, Sonny and Sian are anticipated to resume the program in the coming weeks.
Fans took to Twitter to share their acknowledgements following the terrible news, writing: ‘ @romankemp sending love after the death of your good friend. X’
Roman Kemp has hosted the breakfast show because 2017, initially with Vick Hope, prior to Sonny signed up with the pair full-time in2018 Vick revealed that she was leaving in February 2020, before Sian joined Roman and Sonny to host the program considering that March.
Metro.co.uk has reached out to Roman Kemp’s representatives for comment.
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