Gradon, also the victor of Miss Great Britain in 2009, made history on the dating show in 2016 as one half of Love Island's first same-sex couple, after she "coupled up" with fellow contestant Katie Salmon, The Guardianreports.
Gradon was active on social media a day before she died.
Sophie's boyfriend Aaron Armstrong confirmed the reality star's death on Facebook, with friends offering their condolences.
He also shared a picture of the couple together.
"To your family and your loved ones". She's cuddling him right back.
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The company said hat it's introducing IGTV at a time when people are watching less television and more digital video. Facebook acquired Instagram in April 2012 for a combination of cash and stock worth some US$1 billion at the time.
Gradon appeared on the 2016 series of the popular UK TV show and became part of the first same-sex couple on Love Island, when she partnered up with Katie Salmon. "Such a handsome soul. such a lovely smile.thoughts and love with friends and family".
Olivia Buckland, who also appeared, wrote: "Awful very bad news this morning".
Tributes have begun pouring in for the former Miss Newcastle, with fellow reality TV star Holly Hagan saying: "You were only helping me battle the Twitter trolls yesterday". You were such an intricate, creative, intelligent soul. The world failed. I send all my love and my thoughts to you today. @Sophiegradon what a lovely woman you were. "I'm so lucky to have met you".
"Shocked beyond belief! RIP @sophiegradon sending all our love to Sophie's family at this incredibly sad time xx", Miss Great Britain's official Twitter account wrote.
He added: "You were the the shoulder to cry on and a handsome person with a lovely soul. RIP Sophie Gradon. Such an unbelievable and handsome girl".
The win sees Spain move level on points with Portugal in Group B , while Iran and Morocco are third and fourth respectively. Dani Carvajal described Iran's tactics as "disloyal" even though Spain recorded their first World Cup win.
According to his official biography, the Phanatic is originally from the Galápagos Islands and is the Phillies' biggest fan. She also expressed an understanding of the potential humor to be found in her plight, despite her injuries.
With Colombia and Japan the other teams in Group H , it's shaping up to be one of the more balanced quartets in the competition. After a tight first half hour, it was the always-threatening Niang who was at the heart of Senegal's opening goal.
The Manbij Military Council is affiliated to the US -backed and YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria. The deal focuses on the withdrawal of the PKK-affiliated YPG from the northern Syrian city and stability in the region.
He blamed "fake news " reports on children being put into detention camps, adding: 'I don't want children taken away from parents. The order is titled "Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation". "Bill O'Reilly said this is terrible ".
Spain will control possession and territory and create enough chances for Diego Costa or one of his fellow attackers to finish. Iran provide much tamer opponents than their Iberian rivals, but the current group leaders shouldn't be taken lightly.
With four World Cup appearances but zero wins, Lionel Messi has experienced World Cup heartbreak before. The Barcelona star turns 31-years-old on Sunday, which means this World Cup could be his last chance.
For example, CD Projekt Red has released information on Discord about the specs of the PC the game's demo build was running on. That twinge of indirectness was amplified recently when the studio revealed what kind of PC the game's demo was running on.
Raheem Sterling set to be dropped for England v Panama
Alli sustained a thigh injury though, which may be the reason behind him potentially missing out on Sunday afternoon. All rely on their movement and pace rather than the ability to open up defences with a cute pass.
Child detainees from border join others sent to Oregon
It remains unclear what will happen with the more than 2,300 children separated from their parents at the border in recent weeks. What court orders is he talking about? "It's a bill that could become law", said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
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Costa grabs lucky goal as relieved Spain edge Iran
The 100,000 capacity Azadi Stadium in Tehran will allow both men and women in witnessing Iran play 2010 World Cup winners Spain . Cunha overturned the goal after an assistant referee and the video assistant signaled that the player was offside.
Ghana has 15k sickle cell babies born every year
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