Freddie Starr's loyal carer, 46, reveals she rejected his marriage proposal ...

Freddie Starr's loyal carer, 46, reveals he proposed to her before dying - but could not bring herself to say yes despite loving him and having his initials tattooed behind her ear Nelly Georgieva looked after the frail funnyman in his one-bed Spanish home  In the wake of his death the heartbroken Bulgarian told of her affection for Starr  Ms Georgieva first met Starr when he hired her to clean his Malaga apartment

By Jack Elsom For Mailonline

Published: 02:09 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 02:10 BST, 16 June 2019

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Freddie Starr's carer has revealed that she turned down his marriage proposal despite falling in love with the desperately ill comedian.

Nelly Georgieva, 46, looked after the frail funnyman in his one-bed Spanish home on the Costa del Sol where the couple developed a romantic relationship.

In the wake of his death last week, the heartbroken Bulgarian has spoken of her affection towards Starr, whose initials are even tattooed behind her ear.

Nelly Georgieva, 46, looked after the frail funnyman in his one-bed Spanish home on the Costa del Sol where the couple developed a romantic bond

Nelly Georgieva, 46, looked after the frail funnyman in his one-bed Spanish home on the Costa del Sol where the couple developed a romantic bond

In the wake of his death last week, the heartbroken Bulgarian has spoken of her affection towards Starr (pictured at his apartment), whose initials are even tattooed behind her ear

In the wake of his death last week, the heartbroken Bulgarian has spoken of her affection towards Starr (pictured at his apartment), whose initials are even tattooed behind her ear

'I loved him and he loved me. We were best friends. We laughed together and we cried together,' she told the Sunday Mirror.

Ms Georgieva first met Starr when he hired her to clean his Malaga home - a task the frail 76-year-old was unable to do.

She said that Starr, who was

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