Jedward's mother Susanna Grimes has died

By Anna O'Donoghue

Singers John and Edward Grimes - best known as Jedward - have paid tribute to their mother, who has died.

Susanna Grimes passed away after battling cancer for several years.

Taking to Twitter, the twin brothers paid tribute to her, writing: "Rest In Peace Mammy You live on through us. We will miss you and your smile.

"You shaped the character of who we are. Mammy lived with cancer for many years but was always full of life! You live on in our Memories and will always be alive in our Hearts."

Susanna worked as her sons' manager for many years after their appearance on The X Factor UK in 2009.

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