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Tributes flood in for Jade s mum
Samantha Jade. Picture: Supplied

Messages of support are flooding in for Morley-raised pop star Samantha Jade, whose mother Jacquie Gibbs died on Sunday after a four-month battle with cancer.

Jade was at her 51-year-old mum's side when she passed away.

Since news of her mother's death broke, The 2012 X Factor winner has been inundated with messages of love and support from her fans and the music and TV industry, including The Sebastian Foundation set up by Guy Sebastian and his wife Jules.

"Our thoughts are with our beautiful friend and supporter sjademusic and her family after the passing of her mother Jacqui. Big love x," the foundation tweeted.

House Rules host Johanna Griggs tweeted: "So sad but I'm so happy her family was with her when she passed. So in awe of you sam. Such strength..:)"

The X Factor Australia tweeted: "Everyone at xfactorau HQ is sending all their love and support to sjademusic at this incredibly sad and difficult time. We love you Sammi."

British-born Australian rugby league star Sam Burgess wrote: "@sjademusic hey Sam, really sorry to hear you and your families loss. Me, my brothers and my mum all send our love and strength. X."

The 27-year-old put her career on hold to move back to Perth from Sydney to care for her mother with her father and teenage brothers Alex and Thomas.

"Unfortunately, she's not very well. It has been tough," Jade said in March.

"I've taken a lot of time off, as in, I'm only here (in Sydney) when I need to be to do work.

"It's weird not living here (in Sydney) and living back home (in Perth) but I need to be by her side.

"I'm just asking for people to keep her in their positive thoughts."

Jade said her new album, which she had been forced to delay and had been finishing in a Perth recording studio, would be "an emotional record".

"It's been an emotional rollercoaster trying to get it right, as a lot of these songs are very deep and meaningful for me," she said last month.

Ms Gibbs will be laid to rest in Fremantle Cemetery on Saturday.

The West Australian

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