Pete Bennett Paid Tribute To His Ex And Former Big Brother UK Co-Star Nikki Grahame
Nikki Grahame died after a battle with anorexia and former Big Brother UK winner Pete Bennett mourned the death of his ex Nikki Grahame.
Pete Bennett broke down in tears after the death of this 38-year-old contestant. Nikki died after a longtime battle with anorexia. Her condition had worsened during this coronavirus pandemic.
Pete and Nikki started a brief romance in 2006. At that time, they competed on Big Brother UK season seven. After that, they met up for a friendly reunion. Pete helped to promote a crowdfunding page for Nikki’s treatment. More than $94,000 was raised from this crowd-funding page.
39-year-old Pete wrote on Instagram, “We got loads of money and the amount of love and support for Nikki was overwhelming”. He also shared a selfie video where he said, “I thought to myself, yeah, we can save her. But it’s OK. she’s in a good place. She’s not suffering anymore.”
Then he added, “So I would just like to raise a f–king glass, a f–king bottle of wine, more like, for Nikki Grahame and all the love from us at Big Brother 7 that we really love you Nikki. You were a true winner, nan. You were great. You f–ing rock it, babes.”
Earlier Pete shared a photo of himself hugging Nikki inside a kitchen. In that post, he tried to promote the crowdfunding page. He tried a lot to raise money for her anorexia treatment.