TikTok star Haley Odlozil has died aged 30 from ovarian cancer
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A popular TikTok star has sadly passed away five years after being diagnosed with cancer.
On her TikTok channel, the 30-year-old has been incredibly open surrounding her illness to her followers, helping others going through the same in the process.
But now, Taylor has confirmed the tragic news that Haley has passed away.
Taking to TikTok, Taylor said he and her family, including her little boy Weston, were utterly devastated by her death, and couldn't comprehend life without her.
"It is with unbelievable sadness that I tell all of you my sweet Haley has passed away," he said.
"I cannot begin to describe the amount of heartache & grief myself & our entire family is experiencing.
"I never knew my heart could physically hurt. I've never seen someone fight so hard to live. Her love for me, Weston, her family, & her friends is what has kept her going for so many years, especially the last 8 months.
"I'm so blessed to have had Haley a part of my life for 16 years. It has been my true honor to take care of her."
Hayley and Taylor had the true high school romance story behind them, having started dating in 2008.
But their relationship was rocked after Haley received the devastating ovarian cancer diagnosis, though that didn't stop them welcoming their first child.
The couple welcomed little Weston into the world through surrogacy, something that has inspired many millions over the world in the past few years.
Haley discussed some of her symptoms to People to help raise awareness.
"The symptoms are very vague — cramping, back pain, all things that women experience on a daily basis for many different reasons," she said.
"So to have the platform to share and raise awareness of it, that's very important to me."
Just how influential the TikToker was is proven by the amount of messages her family have received following her death.
One user said: "Was not emotionally prepared to open Tiktok and see that Haley Odlozil passed away.
"If you don’t know the story, her husband and her have been documenting her battle with cancer. Showing how she’s spent her final year, saying her goodbyes and doing her best to prepare her son."
Meanwhile, another commented: "My heart is so heavy today, I’ve had been following #Haleyodlozil for awhile now n I open TikTok & saw she died.. Why do I feel like I just lost a true friend! Fly high Sweet Angel My Deepest Condolences to her family & friends through this difficult time."
If you have experienced a bereavement and would like to speak with someone in confidence, contact Cruse Bereavement Care via their national helpline on 0808 808 1677
If you’ve been affected by any of these issues and want to speak to someone in confidence, contact Macmillan’s Cancer Support Line on 0808 808 00 00, 8am–8pm seven days a week