Katie Price says she is "gutted" after finding an unopened voice message from Nikki Grahame following her tragic death.

Big Brother star Nikki sadly passed away on Friday at the age of 38 after a three decade long battle with anorexia.

Former glamour model Katie, 42, became pals with the reality star after she rose to fame on the hit Channel 4 show in 2006.

She has now revealed how she has found a voice message from Nikki after the sad news of her death broke on Saturday afternoon.

Katie joined in with tributes to the star, which were lead by presenter Davina McCall, when she announced her heartbreaking discovery.

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Sharing an image of the blonde beauty with her 2.5million Instagram followers, Katie wrote: "I'm just so shocked and so gutted to hear this news and really upset set to hear her voice message I never saw and just opened.

"Nikki you were fabulous and made me laugh so much RIP beautiful," she shared with her followers.

Nikki's death comes after she checked into a private hospital in a bid to overcome her eating disorder last month after friends and fans raised over £65,000 for her to start life-saving treatment.

A message on the Go Fund Me page set up by her friends heartbreakingly reads: "It is with great sadness, we have to let you know that our dear friend Nikki passed away in the early hours of Friday 9th April.

"It breaks our hearts to know that someone is so precious was taken from us at such a young age. Nikki not only touched the lives of millions of people, bit also her friends and family who will miss her immensely.

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"We would like to request privacy at this difficult time, while Nikki's friends and family process the sad news. Full details will be released as and when we know them.

"All donations have been greatly appreciated and it was heartwarming for everyone including Nikki to see how much she was loved.

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"Funds will be held safely in this GoFundMe until we have established an organisation supporting those suffering from anorexia to which we will make a donation in Nikki's memory. We will post updates for you with more details as soon as we have them."

They went on to write: "Rest In Peace, Nikki. We love you & not a day will go by without missing your smile. X X X."

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