Heartbreak for MasterChef star Rose Adam as her brother dies: TV chef pays tribute to ‘funny, loving and strong man’ who helped her through her ‘darkest days’
MasterChef: Back to Win star Rose Adams has announced her brother George has died.
The celebrity chef revealed on Instagram that her ‘gentle’ and ‘honourable’ brother had passed away on Sunday, but did not specify a cause of death.
Paying tribute on Wednesday, she described him as her ‘best friend’ and a ‘gentle, sweet, honourable, helpful, fiercely protective, funny, loving and strong man’.
Heartbreaking: On Wednesday, Rose Adams shared a touching tribute to her brother George (pictured) who sadly died on Sunday
She began her touching post: ‘To be fair, when you were born I was pretty annoyed with you for taking my spot as the baby of the family.
‘I was determined not to like you, so much so that I threw a tantrum and made dad take me to the hospital to see mum the day you were born.’
She continued: ‘But after meeting you for the first time I loved you instantly and all I wanted was to be around you all the time.’
Touching: Posting to Instagram, she described her brother as her ‘best friend’ and a ‘gentle, sweet, honourable, helpful, fiercely protective, funny, loving and strong man
Rose said the siblings had supported each other ‘through our darkest days’ and that George had been a constant ‘safety net’.
‘I’ll miss hearing your voice telling me, “Whatever it is it is, we’ll work it out.” Thank you will be never enough, but you know how much I appreciate and love you, I don’t need to tell you,’ she added.
‘You are just magic, G. Nobody will ever break my heart like you did when you left us. I promise to honour you everyday and get on with it. Love you forever, G, my lil bro.’
Friends: Rose said that the pair had ‘seen each other through our darkest days’ and that George has been a constant ‘safety net’. Pictured: Rose on MasterChef
Rose first appeared on MasterChef Australia in 2015 and returned for all-stars Back to Win season earlier this year.
She was eliminated after a tough pressure challenge saw her tasked with re-creating the ‘pasta not pasta’ dish from trendy Melbourne eatery EnterViaLaundry.
Rose used to run The Middle Store cafe in Adelaide with George and their sister, Haefa, having opened the business in 2015.
Rose first appeared on MasterChef Australia in 2015 and she returned to compete on the all-star season earlier this year. Pictured with Reynold Poernomo