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Made In Chelsea star reveals sudden death of three-month-old godson as he describes ‘incredibly dark time’

MADE In Chelsea’s Joshua Patterson has revealed the sudden death of his three-month-old godson.

Baby Archie tragically died in his sleep on June 17.

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Joshua ‘JP’ Patterson with his late godson Archie[/caption]
Joshua with his ex-girlfriend Binky Felstead
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Joshua – who left the E4 show in 2018 – returned to social media after a three-week break to reveal the devastating news.

After an “incredibly dark time”, the 33-year-old shared the poem he read at Archie’s cremation on Friday.

Alongside a picture of him with his late godson, Joshua wrote: “With little context thank you for your constant messages of kindness and support over the past three weeks.

“This is a tough thing to write, On the 17th June my Godson Archie tragically passed away in his sleep, he was only 3 months old. Friday was his cremation and memorial to say our final goodbyes.

“I was asked to read a poem alongside his other godfather, a good friend of mine at his cremation. It was one of the hardest things I have done, and will ever have to do.

“I took some time away to be home and close to his parents, who have been so unbelievable brave during this incredible dark time, and for myself to try and process what has happened.

“I have grown up with his parents and adore them greatly, it made my love for Archie even stronger, and the meaning behind being his godfather even more special.

“I hope he can see the impact he will have on so many lives around the world. He will be the inspiration behind so much of what I now do. The pain I feel will be converted over time into something powerful, something I hope will help others in a time of struggle.

“I love you Archie, I hope where ever you are it’s a happy and peaceful place.

“One day we will be reunited, when that day comes with a big smile on our faces, we can celebrate all the things we’ve shared together in spirit.”

Josh has bravely spoken out about how he first tried to kill himself when he was just 13 years old.

And he has previously admitted he “hit rock bottom” again in 2015, around the same time as he joined the cast of Made In Chelsea.

Last year he set himself a mission to prove it’s possible to turn your life around.

He went on a mammoth challenge of running 76 marathons in 76 days to raise £1 million for Samaritans.

He told The Sun last year: “My self worth was non-existent to the point where I was going to take my life – and something in that moment stopped me from doing it.”

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JP read this poem at Archie’s cremation[/caption]

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