Big Brother’s Nikki Grahame to check into specialist anorexia facility as fans raise £65K to help her
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After her beloved fans raised £65K for her Nikki Grahame will be checking into a private anorexia facility on Monday 22 March.
The Big Brother star, who enjoyed a reunion with Imogen Thomas, has been inundated with donations from fans and celebrity pals as she continues her battle with anorexia.
The 38 year old's pals and fundraisers told The Mirror: "On hitting the Go Fund Me target last weekend those close to her started the long, and at times difficult, though always productive process of finding Nikki the best possible facility and care she requires.
"Due to the incredible donations received we're pleased to report that a private facility which is able to admit her has been found and her road to recovery will begin from Monday."
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Nikki's friends said the television personality wanted to thank everyone for their donations and well-wishes.
They continued: "Nikki would like to thank each and every single person for their kind and generous donations.
"She has seen the wonderful messages and wishes pouring in both personally and through her Go Fund Me page and has nothing but gratitude."
According to The Sun, celebrities including Rylan Clark, Michelle Visage and Vanessa Feltz have all donated £500 to help her.
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The fundraisers added that the brunette beauty will speak about her experiences when the time is right.
"Though we know, since many people have been instrumental in enabling her access to the facility and help, they want to know details of this, in the interest of Nikki's safety and privacy for the time being particulars of this recovery will be kept private.
"When the time is right Nikki herself, will be able to share the finer details of the process, her progress and where the incredible donations are going," they concluded.
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The reality star, who was supported by pal Nadia Essex, was confirmed to be suffering from her anorexia battle by her representative.
They told The Sun: "It is with sadness that we can confirm Nikki’s battle with anorexia has worsened in recent months and those closest to her are doing everything they can to assist with her recuperation, most notably in the form of a go fund me page.
"We are confident Nikki will be able to make a full recovery and she would personally like to thank everyone for their kind words, wishes and donations today and beyond."
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