Robin Bailey inundated with support from fans

BELOVED radio presenter Robin Bailey is being inundated with support after news broke that her husband Tony Smart had taken his own life following a long battle with depression.

The presenter's Facebook page is now being swamped by kind words from listeners and well-wishers:

Harper A Bach: Robin, our thoughts and love are with yourself and your boys, there are no words that can make this situation feel any easier for you. But, please know you are in our thoughts, you are not alone.

Deb Thompson: Robin & boys, my sincere condolences. My love and thoughts are with you all. Love you xoxo

Leisa Goddard: So so sad. Wishing you strength for you and your boys x

Kate Digby:  Robin, I don't know you personally but I listen to you every morning. I am so sorry about your loss and my thoughts are with you and your boys and family at this time 


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Even fellow radio presenters have given their support, including Brisbane station Radio 101FM

Terry TJ Blacker: Our sincere condolences to you and family, Robin...thinking of you in this sad time. Your radio friends..Radio Logan 101FM.

There have also been more than 920 comments on the 97.3 Robin, Terry and Bob Facebook page.



Radio star Robin Bailey's mourns loss of husband

97.3FM breakfast presenter Robin Bailey's husband, Tony Smart, took his life this week after an ongoing battle with depression. 

An ARN spokesman said in a statement that the station had been "saddened by the terrible news."

"Robin is a beloved member of 97.3's breakfast team and we extend our deepest sympathy to her, her three young boys, Tony's grieving parents Max, Margot and sister Angela and both their entire families. 

"This is obviously very difficult for them and we appreciate Robin and her family's need for privacy. Robin will be making no further comment at this time."

If you or someone you know needs support, help, or someone to chat to, please contact on Lifeline on 13 11 14.


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