Big Brother’s Chanelle back home after overdose

Former Big Brother housemate Chanelle Hayes is back at home with her parents after taking an overdose of painkilers and alcohol earlier this week.

Chanelle was rushed to hospital in Wakefield on Thursday night after being found unconscious at home.

Her mum Christine and dad Harry picked her up from the hospital, reportedly saying, “Please don’t ever do that again. We love you.”

The 21-year-old – who appeared on Big Brother 8 in 2007 – is reported to have had a bust-up with her boyfriend, Middlesborough footballer Matt Bates, prior to the incident.

“She’s been experiencing personal problems with a relationship and obviously struggled to cope,” her agent Dave Read told The Sun. “Our priority is to find her professional help.”

“Her parents were shocked,” a friend added. “They’ve told her they’ll always be there for her.”

Victoria Beckham lookalike Chanelle became one of the more memorable housemates in Big Brother 8 due to her on-off romance in the house with fellow contestant Ziggy Lichman.

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