Celebrity Big Brother Star ‘In Induced Coma’

Celebrity Big Brother star Lauren Harries has been put 'in induced coma' after having major brain surgery.

A Celebrity Big Brother star has been put ‘in an induced coma’ after having major brain surgery. 

Lauren Harries, 45, is an English media personality and artist.

During her childhood, she was known for her knowledge of antiques and appeared on numerous TV shows, including Wogan and After Dark.

Harries has since appeared on programmes such as This Morning, Naked Attraction and Big Brother’s Bit on the Side.

Harries’ family has now shared a concerning update regarding the star.

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After falling unwell with a mysterious illness in April, the TV star underwent brain surgery.

MailOnline reports that Harris was suffering from horrific headaches and blackouts.

But her family has now revealed that she has suffered a seizure, leaving doctors no choice but to put her in an induced coma.

Her loved ones tweeted: “Last night Lauren had a seizure and doctors have had to put her into an induced coma to get it under control.

“Lauren needs all your support and wishes, she loves you all.”

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The worrying update comes after a photo of Harries in a hospital bed with her mother alongside her was shared.

It was said that she was resting following her operation and would be undergoing physiotherapy to ‘get her strength back’.

It was also revealed that Harris was experiencing her ‘worst nightmare’, as her hair had been shaved off.

Lauren Harries in Celebrity Big Brother.
Celebrity Big Brother star Lauren Harries is ‘in induced coma’. Credit: Channel 5

Previously, the TV star had taken to social media and revealed to fans that she had almost died as a result of her mystery illness.

She said: “Nearly dying makes you appreciate every moment. So enjoy the sunshine and know that I love you. Light, love and peace.”

While Harries’ mum has also taken to social media asking for help as the NHS struggles to find answers.

She penned: “Please help: Lauren has had a number of blackouts after which the right side of her face droops.

“This is incredibly scary for Lauren and us. She also has a consistent headache. Drs haven’t been able to explain what is causing these.”

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Harries’ mum continued: “Have you or someone you know been through this? Any ideas or help you could give will be so helpful.

“The NHS saved Lauren but they can’t find any answers for this and it is so scary when it happens.

“It happened again yesterday. Please help find out what’s causing these!”

Many of Harries fans have taken to Twitter and shared their prayers.

One person writes: “Sending lots of love to you and Lauren. She is a very strong person and will gain more strength from the love and care you are showing her.”

Another adds: “You are both very brave, I hope Lauren is doing OK and continues to recover a little more each day, I send big hugs to you both.”

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Written by Aimee Walker

Aimee is a senior content editor at IGV who specialises in finding the best original stories, trending topics and entertainment news. She graduated from Birmingham City University with a degree in Media and Communications.