Sunday, 22 March 2009

RIP: Jade Goody loses her battle with cancer.

Reality TV Star Jade Goody has passed away. Her death was announced by her family today, in a statement by her spokesman and friend Max Clifford he announced that she passed away at 3:14am today, Mothers Day.

Her mother Jackie Budden told Mr Clifford: "My beautiful girl is gone." and later stood outside her home and asked for privacy as friends and family grieved the news.

Goody was diagnosed with the disease in 2008 but it spread to her liver, groin and bowel and she was told it was terminal in February.

JADE GOODY (1982 - 2009)


  1. judging by the medical aftershock of Goody's passing, it sounds like she might have inadvertently made a long-term difference for cancer prevention in the U.K.

  2. It already has started making an impact. There has been a lot of discussion on the age at which women are asked to start cervical cancer screening. It is currently 25 years in England and their are calls to review down to 20.

    Also the percentage of women attending and enquiring about screening has risen significantly directly as a result of what happended to Jade