Twin brothers and stars of the hit TLC show My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, Bill and Joe Smith, have tragically been found dead together.
The news of the devastating tragedy was confirmed by law enforcement this week.
The circumstances are utterly gut-wrenching. Keep scrolling for the full story.
Bill and Joe Smith rose to fame on a hit TLC show.
via: FacebookMy Big Fat Gypsy Wedding depicted the ins and outs of the lives of Irish traveler families.
The show was a big hit.
via: imdbAnd it subsequently ran for 3 seasons from 2011 to 2015.
Bill and Joe starred in the third season of the show.
via: FacebookAt the time, the twin brothers were just twenty-four years old and working as gardeners. The pair had since set up their own landscape gardening business together.
But this week there has been some tragic news.
Twin brothers and stars of the TLC reality show, My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, Bill and Joe Smith, have died… https://t.co/s3ELGEQsOa— Channel24 (@Channel24)1577697540.0
The thirty-two-year-old brothers are suspected to have taken their own lives in a joint suicide.
via: FacebookTheir bodies were found hanging in a tree in Kent, England.
Phoebe Charleen Smith, the twins’ cousin, told the Telegraph that Joe had recently been diagnosed with cancer.
Bill had reportedly told his twin brother he'd "never be able to live without" him.
Just days before their suspected suicide, the pair were videoed laughing and dancing together at a wedding.
Bill's partner, Kristina Delaney, lead the emotional tributes for the pair yesterday."RIP my perfect bill you were so pure so lovely. You made me the happiest girl," she wrote. “May you both get the best beds in heaven. Bill please please please be happy now. I’m just persuading myself you’re happier. I know you wouldn’t me to cry but I am and I cry because I’m in pain. You hated when I cried, but also said how loved you felt."
Authorities are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of siblings Bill and Joe Smith at this difficult time. If you or some… https://t.co/t797irO6R0— TLC Network (@TLC Network)1577649087.0