Channel 4 viewers were left ‘heartbroken’ as they watched the devastating documentary about Big Brother star Nikki Grahame and her battle with anorexia
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Channel 4 viewers were left heartbroken by the Nikki Grahame documentary tonight.
The Big Brother star has struggled with an eating disorder since the age of eight and was admitted to more than 17 hospitals over the course of several years for treatment, but when the ban was imposed in 2020, her condition she got worse.
She became very unwell and severely underweight, and sadly passed away just a year later at the age of 38 in April 2021.
Tonight, Channel 4 aired a documentary – titled Nikki Grahame: Who Is She? – about Nikki’s battle with anorexia, as her mother and friends pay tribute to the Big Brother star’s incredible bravery.
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Viewers who followed the show admitted they had tears in their eyes as they tried to watch the heartbreaking documentary.
“I actually cried watching this #nikkigrahame“, one person wrote, as another added:” #NikkiGrahame Oh it’s hard to see my heart broken for her poor mother. She is by far the biggest star and the most memorable character to ever play the eldest brother. ”
“I’m crying now. It’s heartbreaking. #nikkigrahame,” wrote another, as a fifth wrote: “This #NikkiGrahame documentary. I hope she knows how loved she is, because she really is! A real reality TV icon that is remembered by a lot of people. ”
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Another added: “I’m watching #nikkigrahame documentaries on TV. It was so heartbreaking and I could literally cry. I still can’t believe she’s not here on earth anymore. I met her a few years ago at an event and I just wanted to hug her and take her home with me. ”
In the documentary, Nikki’s mother Sue heartbrokenly reveals that Nikki died hugging her Pingu toy.
“When I came here and stayed in her apartment, I slept here a little bit in her bed, cuddling Pingu, whom she actually cuddled with when she died,” she said while filming in the apartment. Nikki’s household and remember her daughter.
“I cuddle him every night because it brings me a little closer to Nikki. And I hang [Nikki’s NTAs dress on cupboard door], so I go to bed with one last look and when I wake up, it’s there. It is very special to me. “
* For help and support with eating disorders, contact Beat Eat Disorders on 0808 801 0677.
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