Strictly’s Kelvin Fletcher pays emotional tribute to late friend on his birthday

Kelvin Fletcher has been flooded with love from fans on Instagram after sharing a photo of himself and a friend who had passed away on what would have been his birthday.

The Strictly 2019 winner posted the tribute in view of his 371k followers on Friday.

In the snap, Kelvin, 37, and his pal are both in fancy dress and have bright makeup painted on their faces.

The pair are wearing a bold red lipstick with Kelvin showing off his green eyeshadow.

Kelvin is also donning a blonde wig in the throwback snap whilst his friend completes his own fun look with hooped earrings.

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The star also labelled his location in the photo as being in "Happy Place" in a further sweet touch.

Attached to the picture, the emotional caption read: “You’d go along with anything I said and I would you!

“Happy birthday lad. I’d give anything to have you back [breaking heart emoji].”

He did not reveal further information about his friend within the post.

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Kelvin quickly received plenty of support from friends and fans on the social media site.

His former Emmerdale co-stars Danny Miller and Adam Thomas both commented with red heart emojis underneath the tribute.

Rugby star Thomas Burgess also expressed his love: “One of a kind! Gone but never forgotten xxx.”

Many of Kelvin’s followers also flocked to give out their best wishes to the actor.

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One said: “Then you are a very lucky man to experience this kind of love from your friend, wishing your very special friend a happy heavenly birthday [heart emoji] and sending you love x.”

“One of the best! Sending love Kelvin xxx,” wrote another.

A third added: “Wishing your friend a happy heavenly birthday thinking of you. Great photo by the way xx.”

The post comes just weeks after Kelvin’s heartwarming gesture to his father Warren – which left him in tears.

For his 60th birthday in February, Kelvin bought him a Bentley worth £160,000.

When sharing the news at the time, Kelvin captioned the post: "We know how much you’ve always dreamed of this car", with the star explaining how his dad believed the car was just on loan.

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