Harry Styles, The BRIT Awards 2020

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Harry Styles is mourning the loss of his late ex. 

On Tuesday, the "Adore You" singer stepped out on the red carpet at the 2020 BRIT Awards donning a brown suit layered over a purple sweater, but it wasn't his outfit that got people's attention. On his lapel, the 26-year-old performer wore a black ribbon, typically a symbol of mourning. It is thought that the star wore it in tribute to late British TV host Caroline Flack, who he previously dated.

Flack, a former Love Island and X Factor presenter, was found in her east London flat on Saturday, an attorney for her family confirmed. 

"We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February," a statement read. "We would ask that the press respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time and we would ask they make no attempt to contact us and/or photograph us." Flack was 40 years old. 

In addition to the ribbon tribute, Flack was also remembered at the BRIT Awards ceremony, where she had often appeared over the years. 

Host Jack Whitehall honored her as a "member of the Brits family" during his introduction, stating, "She was a kind and vibrant person with an infectious sense of fun."

"She will be sorely missed," Whitehall said, per The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm sure I speak for everyone when I say our thoughts are with her friends and family."

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