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Monday 23rd September 2019

Jade Goody documentary viewers outraged she received cancer diagnosis live on air

Outrage for poor Jade

Channel 4's Jade: The Reality Star Who Changed Britain has tugged at the heartstrings.

Viewers have watched the documentary series as it profiles the late reality star and her rise to fame.

During last night's episode, viewers were outraged as they witnessed Jade receive her cancer diagnosis live on reality TV.

Viewers were angry at the footage (Credit: Channel 4)

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The infamous star, who died in 2009 a the age of 27 from cervical cancer, was appearing in the Indian version of Big Brother when she received her devastating diagnosis.

Viewers were stunned to see Jade called to the diary room - or 'confession room' - where she received a telephone call from her doctor in London.

She was then given the news that she had cervical cancer, outraging viewers that such a private moment was filmed and shown on television.

Jade was distraught to receive the news (Credit: Channel 4)

After being consoled by fellow housemates after the news, she later said: "I had no idea that that conversation was being filmed… it was not right."

I had no idea that that conversation was being filmed… it was not right.

Viewers took to Twitter to express their outrage at the footage.

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The former dental nurse quit the show and came home.

Jade - embroiled in a racial storm with Shilpa Shetty in Celebrity Big Brother in 2007 - married her partner, Jack Tweed, in her final days in 2009.

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