Jess Glynne has shared her heartbreak following the death of her beloved nan earlier this year after a battle with coronavirus.
The Hold My Hand singer reveals her grandmother tested positive for coronavirus but sadly died ‘alone’ in hospital as the family were not allowed in to see her.
During the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Jess herself contracted the disease.
Paying tribute to the medical team who cared for her grandmother, the pop star told The Mirror: ‘The staff who looked after my nan have been incredible. You aren’t allowed to see anyone and she was alone.
‘It is just dark, people not getting to say their goodbyes.’
Jess, 31, admits she’s now ‘really cautious in my movements’ due to the severity of the health crisis, having seen first hand how it can rob people of their loved ones.
‘You see people being irresponsible and you can’t be,’ she stated.
The singer continued: ‘When Nan was at home they looked after her and they have been incredible. They do everything. If you were incapable of doing anything they would bathe you, cook for you or sit and chill with you. If you need company they are there.’
Praising Jewish Care for nursing her nan, Jess described them as the ‘biggest amazing’ support for her family.
Jess is releasing her first ever Christmas single, a cover of Donny Hathaway’s This Christmas, with proceeds going towards the charity which cared for her grandmother.
It was thought that Jess would have teamed up with John Lewis to sing this year’s song for their Christmas advert, but the brand chose not to use a famous singer to match the tone of the year.
However, sources claimed Jess was the top pick for the coveted role so it’s possible she could be in the running next year.
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