Cervical cancer

JADE GOODY’S MUM ‘I’VE SEEN JADE’S GHOST’

Jade Goody’s mother the ‘delightful’ Jackiey Budden, claims to have seen her daughter’s ghost. Via Digital Jackiey Budden has claimed that she has been “visited” by late daughter Jade Goody twice since she passed away in March. The 51-year-old, who helped nurse Goody in her final weeks, said that the reality star is still communicating with her after her death. “I was laying on a sunbed outside my apartment and talking out loud, saying ‘Jade, you told me to call you and []

JACK TWEED BEGS MADAME TUSSAUDS TO MAKE WAX WORK OF WIFE JADE GOODY

I apologise for the constant Jade Goody updates but I can’t help it. I’m just bemused by it all. I mean.. what will it be next???  *HUGE SIGH*. Via The Sun  Jack Tweed has begged Madame Tussauds bosses to make a wax work of his late wife Jade Goody. He visited the London attraction yesterday to ask if the figure could be built — as Jade requested before she died on Mother’s Day aged 27. Jack, 21, also asked if facilities could be offered beside the figure []

UK TV: JADE GOODY’S FUNERAL TO AIR ON TELEVISION

The morbid reality show continues! We were forced in to watching her die and now this? Jade Goody’s funeral is to be shown on television. The final chapter in the late reality TV star’s life, Jade: With Love part 2, will be aired on LIVING tonight (Thursday April 9). It will be narrated by Kate Jackson, producer of the show and friend and bridesmaid to Jade, who died on Mother’s Day following her battle with cervical cancer. Kate said: “At first Jade said []

UK NEWS: VETERAN TV HOST MICHAEL PARKINSON SAYS ‘JADE GOODY WAS A WRETCHED ROLE MODEL’

Parkinson shows no mercy! Via The Telegraph Jade Goody, the reality TV star who died last month of cervical cancer aged 27, represented “all that is paltry and wretched about Britain”, Sir Michael Parkinson has said. He told Radio Times: “Jade Goody has her own place in the history of television and, while it’s significant, it’s nothing to be proud of. Her death is as sad as the death of any young person, but it’s not the passing of a martyr or a []

UK NEWS: STATUE OF JADE GOODY TO BE ERECTED IN HER HOME TOWN OF BERMONDSEY?

Via Digital Spy Jade Goody could be immortalised by a statue in Bermondsey, it has emerged. A number of fans have written to council heads and urged them to commemorate the reality TV star, who  last week, The Mirror reports. Community council chair Bob Skelly said: “The council has plans for the Dickens Estate area where Jade grew up, and I’m sure we could do something.” Publicist Max Clifford said: “It’s wonderful news.” It is thought that a statue or blue plaque []

BBC DEFENDS ‘EXCESSIVE’ JADE GOODY COVERAGE

Via Digital Spy The BBC has defended its coverage of Jade Goody’s death, after dozens of viewers complained that the story had been given too much prominence. The broadcaster received 69 official complaints, with many more being posted online, after reportage of Goody’s death led the news bulletins across the corporation’s TV, radio and world service outlets. However, BBC News executive producer Peter Horrocks has defended the coverage, saying that the prominence was justified because of the public interest in her and []

PRIME MINISTER GORDON BROWN LEADS JADE GOODY TRIBUTES

Via Digital Spy Prime Minister Gordon Brown has spoken of the courage and determination that Jade Goody showed in the months leading up to her death from cancer. The Prime Minister said he was “deeply saddened” by today’s passing of the 27-year-old, adding that her work to raise awareness of cervical cancer since her diagnosis last August would benefit thousands of women in the UK. TV personality Stephen Fry said on his Twitter mini-blog that Goody was a “kind of Princess D from the wrong side of []

FANS TRAVEL TO SEE ‘PRINCESS’ JADE GOODY

Via Digital Spy Fans of Jade Goody have travelled to her home in Upshire, Essex to show their support for the terminally ill reality TV star. One fan, Jade Cunningham-Cox, said: “I was just drawn to Jade’s house. For her to be in such distress, I felt as a fan I should be closer to her. “She is the new princess of the people and it’s tragic her life is going to end this way.” Bizarre… just bizarre… “She is the new []