Monday 22 January 2018

Jedward's dad John in ICU health scare as brothers exit CBB house

Jedward come 2nd after being evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother houseon February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Jedward come 2nd after being evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother houseon February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
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Jedward's father John Grimes was hospitalised this week and admitted to the ICU as the brothers battled it out in the Celebrity Big Brother House.

According to The Irish Daily Star, the news of their father's health was kept from the twins as their family feared they would abandon the house to be by his bedside.

The pop duo were runners up on Friday night's Celebrity Big Brother final, which saw viewers choose Coleen Nolan as their champion.

Speaking to publication, Jedward's mum Susanna Condron said: "This last week has been quite stressful for Jedward's family.

Jedward, in 2th place, leave the Celebrity Big Brother house on February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
Jedward, in 2th place, leave the Celebrity Big Brother house on February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)

"Jedward's dad became very ill and was in the ICU until yesterday. John Senior insisted that Edward and John were not to be told, as they would want to leave the CBB house to see him.

"Their dad said he would not jeopardise their opportunity to get to the final or to disappoint their massive fan base and new supporters," she said.

Meanwhile, the pair launched a series of tweets last night aimed at their fellow housemates, which have since been deleted.

"We knew in our heart that we were around people that were hiding behind a glass of drink or a cigarette hardly any genuine emotions. Like no depth to them at all. We were literally the ocean and they were like a puddle of water," the pair tweeted.

Coleen Nolan is crowned the winner of Celebrity Big Brother on February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Coleen Nolan is crowned the winner of Celebrity Big Brother on February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Speaking after her win, winner Coleen Nolan described her BCBB experience as "absolutely horrendous".

"They were relentless. There was something every day and it was always negative. The way some people left... It was fun before. Nobody knows how to play the game better than Big Brother," she said.

In third place was TV cleaning guru Kim Woodburn who was challenged over her angry outbursts and controversial attitude throughout her time in her house.

"If I hadn't decided to be an old crab, they would have ground me down," she told Willis.

First to leave the show on Friday was Bianca Gascoigne, followed by Nicola McLean, then James Cosmo, before the finalists were revealed.

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