I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Of Here! star Fatima Whitbread competed in numerous javelin events throughout her sporting career but has also opened up about her difficult childhood
The former Olympic javelin thrower, 62, first appeared on I’m A Celeb back in 2011 where she was famously known for having a cockroach stuck up her nose during one of the brutal Bushtucker Trials.
While we watch the sporting legend take on more creepy challenges, she’s also emotionally shared details on her life off-screen.
During last Wednesday’s episode, Fatima emotionally opened up about her difficult childhood to fellow campmates Carol Vorderman and Helen Flanagan.
Overcome with emotion Fatima discussed life in a children’s home, having spent years in care before being adopted.
Fatima has a son called Ryan who she had with her ex-husband Andrew Norman. At the age of 64, Andrew tragically died from a sudden heart attack in 2007, a year after they got divorced.
Take a look back at Fatima’s life in pictures from her incredible javelin thrower days to her family life with Ryan, Andrew and her adoptive mother Margaret Whitbread…
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