THE ‘heartbroken’ son of Australian cricket legend Shane Warne ‘still expects to walk through the door’.
Warne’s longtime manager James Erskine says the whole family is devastated after the icon died of a suspected heart attack.
Erskine said Warne’s ex-wife Simone and their three children Jackson, Brooke and Summer are struggling to cope with the loss.
Erskine told Weekend Today: “I think the three kids are in shock. I spoke to them yesterday and again.
“Jackson just said, ‘We just expect him to come in the door. It’s like a bad dream.
“I spoke to Simone who was really upset and obviously Keith, Shane’s father is quite a strong person but like everyone else he’s just devastated. You can’t believe what happened.
“I think that’s what happens when you have a sudden death and you’re not expecting it.
“One minute the kids are talking to him every day, the next minute they can’t talk to him and then they start thinking, ‘He’s not going to be there on my 21st, he’s not going to take me down the aisle.’ .
“All these things go through your head. They really have it a lot harder than everyone else.”
Paramedics said so how they struggled in vain to revive cricket legend Shane Warne as his friends shouted, “Come on Shane.”
Her reaction follows a tribute by Elizabeth Hurley, who remembered her “Lionheart” ex-fiancé.
The actress was has been in a relationship with the 52-year-old cricket legend for three years until they broke up in 2013.
Liz broke her silence to pay tribute to Warne, who was with friends at a luxury villa in Thailand when he was found unresponsive on Friday.
She said: “I feel like the sun has gone behind a cloud forever. RIP my beloved lionheart.”
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Liz also shared seven touching snaps with the cricketer as she broke her silence on Instagram today.
In 2010, the couple made their relationship public after kissing outside a London hotel.
Warne moved into her Brighton mansion and they later announced their engagement.
But they split in 2013, and the cricket ace later revealed the spark had “fizzled”.
In his show A week with Warniehe described as “pretty sad it’s over” and said he cares deeply about the actress.
Warne added, “I didn’t introduce her to my kids until she was real and I believed she had a future — it wasn’t just a little bit of fun.”
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Their relationship came after Warne’s wife Simone Callahan He broke up with him in 2005 after years of allegations of cheating.
The final straw came as new claims surfaced that Warne had been stalking three other women after Simone arrived in England, just as the Ashes series was about to begin.
She went back to Australia with hers three childrenBrooke, 24, Jackson, 22, and Summer, 20.
Thai police have now confirmed that they have ruled out any suspicious circumstances afterwards Warnes Death.
His manager James Erskine brought light into the darkness The final moments of the athlete in the Fox Sports Special, Remembering Shane Warne.
He said the group was supposed to go out for drinks at 5pm when pal Andrew Neophitou knocked on his door and realized “something was wrong”.
James added, “He walked in there and said, ‘Come on, you’re late,’ and then he realized something was wrong.
“And he turned him over and gave him CPR and mouth-to-mouth, which took about 20 minutes, and then the ambulance came.
“They took him to the hospital which was about a 20 minute drive away and about 45 minutes later I got a call saying he was pronounced dead.”
Warne had spent the day watching Australia’s Test cricketers take on Pakistan from the bedroom before the tragedy unfolded.
“NO foul play”
He had come to the country with friends on Thursday for a boys’ holiday.
James explained that Warne, who “hadn’t been drinking,” was “lying down” when he was spotted without a heartbeat.
He added: “He doesn’t drink, has never done drugs. He hated drugs, so nothing unusual.
“He would do the things he loves to do. He would play a poker tournament or two, play a lot of golf, be with his kids, that was it; [to] have time to yourself.”
His comments came after Australian officials arrived in Koh Samui to begin repatriating the cricketer’s body to Melbourne.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed that Warne’s family had been offered a state funeral.
Thai police said today: “Based on our investigation, no foul play was suspected at the scene.”
honors have poured for the cricket legend after the heartbreaking news was announced yesterday.
Pier Morgan branded his close pal “unique, wild, mischievous” in his column for The Sun.
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He added: “I am absolutely disappointed that he left so soon and I will miss him enormously.
“But I’ve enjoyed every second of my hundreds of hours in his exciting, unpredictable, and always entertaining company, and how many people in life can you say that about?”
Gary Lineker tweeted: “I am terribly saddened and shocked to hear the news that Shane Warne has passed away.
“The greatest spin bowler of all time. I can hardly believe it. RIP Shane.”
England cricket hero Monty Panesar told TalkRadio: “This is absolutely devastating, I’m sure the cricket community will be in complete shock.”
He said Warne was one of the “legends of the game” – “on and off the field it was incredible what he did for cricket.”
Monty continued, “It’s absolutely shocking. I can’t believe I’m even talking to you about this.”
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