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In pictures: Jade Goody

Davina McCall and Jade Goody

Jade Goody (right) became famous after appearing on the Channel 4 show Big Brother. She was criticised for getting drunk and stripping off on-screen.

Jeff Brazier and his children

TV presenter Jeff Brazier dated Goody for two years and the couple have two children together, Bobbie and Freddie.

Stars of the show Back To Reality

The star's appearance on Big Brother, and her troubled background, made her an overnight success. She starred in several reality TV shows, including Five's Back To Reality.

Jade Goody

The 27-year-old became a favourite in celebrity magazines. She launched her own perfume range, opened a beauty salon and wrote two autiobiographies.

Jade Goody

In 2006 she took part in the London Marathon but failed to finish the course, dropping out after 21 miles. The star admitted she had trained by eating curry and drinking.

Jade Goody

Goody constantly reinvented her look; her on-going battle with her weight was also well documented.

Jade Goody, her boyfriend Jack Tweedy and her mother Jackiey Budden

Goody, her mother Jackiey Budden, and Goody's boyfriend Jack Tweed took part in Celebrity Big Brother in 2007, but Goody's appearance did more harm for her reputation than good.

Jade Goody

After several rows with fellow housemate Shilpa Shetty, Goody was voted out of the house amid allegations of making racist comments.

Jade Goody and Shilpa Shetty

To repair the damage Goody went on the Indian version of Big Brother. It was during her appearance on Bigg Boss that she was told that she had cervical cancer.

Jack Tweed and Jade Goody

Although Tweed and Goody's relationship has been tempestous, he asked the reality TV star to marry him soon after learning she had months to live.

Jade Goody and her sons, Bobby Jack and Freddie

Despite being unwell, Goody continued to work and be followed by cameras during her treatment in order to earn money for her two sons' future.

Jade Goody

Jade Goody died on 22 March, 2009

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