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TV tonight: Joey Essex on coping with his mum’s death

Although best known for his blindingly white teeth and bumbling persona on The Only Way Is Essex, Joey Essex strikes a far more personal note for this documentary – the latest in the BBC’s tranche of celebrities exploring mental health. Having recently turned 30, Essex revisits the tragedy of losing his mum at the age of 10 to suicide, and recruits the help of psychologist Stephen Blumenthal to confront his grief. The pair examine Essex’s anxiety, and look at ways to integrate his past into his current life. Ammar Kalia.
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Joey Essex: Why I’m talking about the death of my mum

Joey Essex rose to fame on the reality show The Only Way Is Essex, known to fans as TOWIE. Through the lens of the show’s glitz and glam, which depicts the flash life of young people living in Essex, it looked like Joey had it all. His pearly-white smile was contagious, as he became a huge hit with viewers and known across the country for making people laugh.
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Joey Essex was ‘in denial’ as a child after mother’s suicide

Joey Essex has opened up about struggling with depression while undergoing psychoanalysis to help talk about the death of his mother.The TV personality’s mum Tina died by suicide in 2001 when Essex was 10 years old, with a new BBC Three documentary titled Joey Essex: Grief and Me seeing him look into the ways he dealt with her death.Speaking to The Sunday Times, Essex said that he’d been struggling with depression and anxiety since beginning the intense course of psychoanalysis for the TV special, with side effects including sudden crying, panic attacks and flashbacks.“You think, ‘This is TV, it’s a...

Joey Essex: My heart aches for my mum every day

Joey Essex has admitted his heart "secretly aches" for his mum 20 years after she took her own life. Joey Essex says his heart "secretly aches every day" for his late mum. The 30-year-old reality star marked his late mother's birthday with an emotional tribute to Tina, who took her own life 20 years ago following a battle with depression.

Chloe Ferry is hoping to meet a man who looks like Joey Essex

Chloe Ferry has revealed that men who look like Joey Essex are just her type. The Geordie Shore star, 25, told how she likes guys with 'blue eyes' and 'lots of hair' and cited the former TOWIE hunk, 30, as someone she would like. Speaking to Sophie Hermann on Monday's...

Joey Essex: I want to settle down and start a family

Joey Essex wants to “settle down and start a family”, as he says he's ready to spend the rest of his life with one partner, as long as he can find the perfect girl. Joey Essex wants to “settle down and start a family”. The 30-year-old reality TV star has...
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Russian hackers steal data of a celebrity cosmetic surgery company endorsed by Kerry Katona and Joey Essex and threaten to release intimate before-and-after photos of its patients

Russian hackers have stolen the data of a celebrity cosmetic surgery company and are threatening to release before and after photos of its patients. The Hospital Group, which has been endorsed by stars including Kerry Katona, Joey Essex and Shameless actress Tina Malone, confirmed the ransomware attack and informed the Information Commissioner.