Big Brother star Nikki Grahame has sadly handed away at the age of 38.
The West Londoner had been battling with anorexia, which her mum mentioned began when health club’s closed in the course of the first lockdown.
In a press release on GoFundMe, the place her mates had been making an attempt to boost cash for her remedy, her demise was introduced.
The assertion learn: “It is with nice disappointment, we’ve to let you already know that our pricey pal Nikki handed away within the early hours of Friday ninth April.
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“It breaks our hearts to know that somebody who’s so valuable was taken from us at such a younger age. Nikki not solely touched the lives of tens of millions of individuals, but additionally her family and friends who will miss her immensely.
“We wish to request privateness at this tough time, whereas Nikki’s family and friends course of the unhappy information.”
Nikki had checked into a personal hospital for remedy of the consuming dysfunction on Monday March 22, experiences The Sun.
Nikki was a contestant on the seventh sequence of Big Brother UK in 2006 and has battled anorexia since childhood.
Her mum, Sue, was on This Morning final week and advised viewers that it was the primary lockdown when Nikki’s well being issues began deteriating.
She mentioned: “With Covid, it sounds loopy however stuff like gyms closing impacted her.
“In order for her to eat she must know she will train, so after they closed it was fairly a fear, the isolation as properly.
“I requested her if she would come and keep with me however she mentioned she must be in her residence.
“She was (struggling terminal loneliness) she felt very lower off and spending an excessive amount of time on her personal with not sufficient to consider apart from meals.
“It all got here to a grinding halt. Also for Nikki, she would muddle herself by way of the 12 months figuring out she’s acquired mates overseas and he or she would go to them.
“She spent plenty of time final 12 months cancelling holidays.”
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