Kimberley Walsh reveals Girls Aloud’s 20th anniversary reunion has been ‘put on hold’ in wake of Sarah Harding’s death aged 39  

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  • Star confirmed plans for Girls Aloud reunion tour have been put on hold
  • Kimberly, 39, explained: ‘It’s not really something we’re even thinking about’
  • Sarah died on September 5 at the age of 39 after a battle with breast cancer
  • Her tragic death comes 13 months after her terminal cancer diagnosis was confirmed
  • The star’s death was announced by his devastated family on social media

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Kimberley Walsh has revealed that all plans for Girls Aloud’s 20th anniversary reunion tour have been put on hold in the wake of the tragic death of Sarah Harding last month.

Speaking in a new interview, the 39-year-old mother-in-law clarified: ‘It’s not really something we’re even thinking about frankly, as the situation is.’

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Harding died of breast cancer at the age of 39 on September 5, just 13 months after her terminal cancer diagnosis was confirmed.

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No plans: Kimberly Walsh, 39, has revealed that Girls Aloud’s 20th anniversary reunion tour has been put on hold in the wake of Sarah Harding’s tragic death last month (pictured in March).

talking to Sun, Kimberley said: ‘No one is in that headspace right now.’

Kimberly and Sarah were in the chart-topping band from 2002–2013, along with Cheryl, 38, Nicola Roberts, 35, and Nadine Coyle, 36.

A day after the news of Sarah’s passing was announced, Kimberley shared a touching message in her friend’s honor on social media, writing: ‘Beautiful Sarah this is too bad. To wake up and to know that you are truly gone is a lot to bear.

‘Hearing your infectious laugh was one of my favorite things in the world…

'Not thinking about it': Speaking in a new interview, the mother-in-law of three clarified: 'It's not really something we're even thinking about clearly, as is the situation'

‘Not thinking about it’: Speaking in a new interview, the mother-in-law of three clarified: ‘It’s not really something we’re even thinking about clearly, as is the situation’

‘Your fire was burning so fast and you loved, lived and laughed so hard. Sending love and strength to anyone who is grieving today. My heart is broken.’

Elsewhere in her interview with the paper, Kimberly opened up about the fact that all five Girls Aloud members reunited in the Cotswolds last year after going public with Sarah’s diagnosis.

She also shared that ‘it’s nice’ to see more Nadine in recent months, as her former bandmate had recently moved back to London.

Old Time: Kimberly enjoyed over a decade of chart success with Sarah in her girl group (pictured in 2012, LR: Kimberly, Nicola Roberts, Sarah, Cheryl and Nadine Coyle)

Old Time: Kimberly enjoyed over a decade of chart success with Sarah in her girl group (pictured in 2012, LR: Kimberly, Nicola Roberts, Sarah, Cheryl and Nadine Coyle)

MOVING: All four women pay tribute to their Girls Aloud bandmate Sarah Harding after tragic death of breast cancer at 39

MOVING: All four women pay tribute to their Girls Aloud bandmate Sarah Harding after tragic death of breast cancer at 39

Kimberly and her former bandmates are set to spend time together next month as she celebrates her 40th birthday with ‘a big party’.

Touching on the celebrations, Kimberly – who shares sons Nate, five months, Bobby, six, and Cole, four, with her husband Justin Scott, 39 – explained: ‘I’m grateful I’m 40. I’m planning a big party, I’m going in my forties in style.’

The star also shared that she hasn’t done any cosmetic work till date, though she admitted that could change.

Touching: A day after the news of Sarah's passing was announced, Kimberley shared a touching message in honor of her friend on social media

Touching: A day after the news of Sarah’s passing was announced, Kimberley shared a touching message in honor of her friend on social media

She wrote in part: 'Your fire was burning so fast and you loved, lived and laughed so much.  Sending love and strength to anyone who is grieving today.  My heart is broken'

She wrote in part: ‘Your fire was burning so fast and you loved, lived and laughed so much. Sending love and strength to anyone who is grieving today. My heart is broken’

‘You can never say never’, she revealed she is ready to ‘move on to the next phase of her life’ and is unlikely to have any more children, noting that ‘this is the right time for me to move on’ Is’.

As for her dream job, Kimberley told the newspaper she wanted to one day be a judge on Strictly Come Dancing.

Sara, who rose to fame with the rest of Girls Aloud on the reality singing show Pop Stars: The Rivals, revealed that she was diagnosed with cancer last year.

Star: The singer was the fifth part of Girls Aloud, which was formed in the early novices.  She is pictured with Bandmates in 2003

Star: The singer was the fifth part of Girls Aloud, which was formed in the early novices. She is pictured with Bandmates in 2003

A message from Sara…

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