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Mark Wright and Jess Wright's cousin Elliott Wright announced the devastating news that his Marbella restaurant Olivia’s La Cala had burnt down just weeks after losing his dad to coronavirus.
After the 41 year old star shared the news on his Instagram page, his cousin Jess, 35, decided to speak out and reveal how times “couldn’t get much worse” for the Wright family at the moment.
Sharing Elliott’s post onto her Instagram story, Jess told her followers: “Times couldn’t get much worse for my family right now… but one thing for sure, @elliottwright_ you will come back better & bigger like you always, always do.
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She finished off by reassuring her cousin: “Love you so much & remember, the comeback is always greater than the setback.”
Elliott announced his restaurant had been destroyed in the early hours as he shared a photo of the exterior of the building which was completely blackened.
The former TOWIE star wrote: “So I will get this out there as no doubt this news will spread fast…
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“Unfortunately it's with regret that @olivias_la_cala had a fire in the early hours of this morning… it's too soon to say why, all that matters is it has.”
He continued to write: “More importantly in life you get tested.. it's been a very testing couple of years.. especially recently.. but if you know me, you know I will rise from this..
"I will rebuild it big and better then before.. I will never be beaten.”
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Jess was the first of many to express her support on his post as she added: “Love you,” before writing a second comment: “If anyone can come out of this even better it's YOU! It will be even more amazing."
James ‘Arg’ Argent went on to post: “Love you so much Elliott, if there’s one man that can turn this around it’s you! We will be back & better than ever.”
Elliott heartbreakingly shared the news that his dad, Eddie, died after a battle with coronavirus last month.
Alongside a series of pictures of his dad, he said: “It is with heart wrenching regret, that I have to post this post, my father Edward George Wright passed away peacefully with his family by his side on the 02.03.2021 after bravely fighting Covid for 8 weeks…
"For those who knew my father, you know what a great man he was, always smiling, always humble, always happy, despite the fact in his later years he bravely fought prostrate cancer, he never moaned and done his best to put a brave smile on..
"His love for his family is what he will be remembered to all of us, the ultimate family man, wanting to spend every woken minute with his 10 grandkids and children was his only daily thought pattern and request, was to be with them, the ultimate family man," he shared.
He continued: "For those who don't know me well, the impact this has had on me, what can I say, I'm simply devastated."
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