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Jez McConnell receives messages of support from fellow celebs

The star is set to turn his life around in rehab for the sake of his son

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It was announced earlier this month that Irish model Jeremy McConnell was heading to rehab to battle his addictions.

Jez has opened up about finally “taking appropriate action for myself and my new family”.

And now Jez’s celeb pals, Chloe Sims and Marnie Simpson, have shown their support for the reality star.

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TOWIE star Chloe spoke about Jeremy’s decision to check into rehab in her Star magazine column.

She wrote: “It’s a positive step that Jeremy McConnell has gone into rehab.

“One of my really good friends had an alcohol addiction and went to rehab and now she’s helping people who are in the position she used to be in.”

She added: “It does work, it just depends how much you want it. I hope it helps Jez.”

As well as Chloe, Jez received a supportive message from Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson.

Marnie, also writing in her Star magazine column, sent her pal Jez a good luck message.

The 25-year-old said: “I wish Jeremy all the luck in the world and hope he gets the help he needs while he’s in rehab.

“I respect him for being honest and posting a statement about his issues on Instagram.

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The reality star also praised Steph Davis for “doing so well on her own with baby Caben”.

Before starting his journey to better himself in rehab Jez shared a long message confessing to his “mistakes” over the past year.

Writing to his 397K Twitter followers the Celebrity Big Brother star said: “I want to leave this last message here for people.

“I know a lot people are sick of reading stories in the press about me and my life and have a huge dislike for me.”

“I have learnt from my mistakes. I’ve decided to take appropriate action for myself,” he added.

Meanwhile Hollyoaks star Steph shared an amusing video of Jez changing little Caben’s dirty nappy.

In the footage Jez can been seen gagging before having to get up and walk away.

Steph can be heard laughing hysterically while adorable Caben lies happily on his matt.