“Former Big Brother star Nikki Grahame has died at the age of 38.
“The TV personality had checked into a private hospital last month as she fought an eating disorder.
“In a statement to the BBC, Grahame’s manager confirmed “with immeasurable sadness” that Grahame died on Friday morning.
“”Please respect the privacy of Nikki’s friends and family at this tragic and difficult time,” he added.
“Former Big Brother presenter Davina McCall led the tributes, tweeting: “I am so desperately sad to hear about Nikki Grahame. My thoughts are with her friends and family xx she really was the funniest, most bubbly sweetest girl.””
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