Cynthia Lennon, the ex-wife of John Lennon, has passed away at the age of 75.

Lennon was married to the Beatle from 1962 - 1968 after meeting him at college at the age of 18. They had one child together - Julian - who was by her bedside when she passed away at her home in Mallorca, Spain

Her family released a statement:

"Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain following a short but brave battle with cancer. Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. The family are thankful for your prayers. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time."

Julian posted the tribute below on YouTube earlier today: