BBC podcaster and campaigner Deborah James has died aged 40, her family confirms

6/28/2022 11:43:00 PM

BBC podcaster and campaigner Deborah James has died aged 40, her family confirms

BBC podcaster and campaigner Deborah James has died aged 40, her family confirms

In a statement announcing her death, Dame Deborah's family described her as an 'inspiration'

Dame Deborah James at the Royal Ascot 2022 earlier this month (Photo: Dave Benett/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)(Updated 9:45 pm)You, Me and the Big CIn a statement announcing her death on her Bowelbabe Instagram on Tuesday evening, Dame Deborah’s family described her as an “inspiration”.

“Deborah shared her experience with the world to raise awareness, break down barriers, challenge taboos and change the conversation around cancer. Even in her most challenging moments, her determination to raise money and awareness was inspiring.The former deputy headteacher was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016. She quickly gained a following sharing candid posts about her progress and diagnosis, including videos of her dancing her way through treatment.

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The host of the BBC’s You, Me and the Big C podcast had been receiving end-of-life care for bowel cancer at home. The mother of two was awarded a damehood earlier this year for her campaign work, which helped raise millions to support others affected by cancer. The brutal slaying of the Crimewatch presenter remains one of the most infamous unsolved crimes in the UK of the last 20 years. In a statement announcing her death on her Bowelbabe Instagram on Tuesday evening, Dame Deborah’s family described her as an “inspiration”. He had also reported for Match of the Day and Grandstand and commentated on Olympic and Commonwealth Games. “We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Dame Deborah James; the most amazing wife, daughter, sister, mummy. Brinkworth had gone undercover to expose fashion agency Elite Model Management after the owner, Gerald Marie, was accused of multiple counts of sexual assault. Deborah passed away peacefully today, surrounded by her family,” the post read. Since 2017 there have been a total of five written warnings to staff for sexually harassing colleagues and 15 to employees considered to have bullied their workmates.

“Deborah, who many of you will know as Bowelbabe, was an inspiration and we are incredibly proud of her and her work and commitment to charitable campaigning, fundraising and her endless efforts to raise awareness of cancer that touched so many lives. But the hitman could have mistaken Jill Dando for the actual target, the documents claim. In a statement, it said: "As a lover of cricket, he was often seen at Headingley and other local grounds either with microphone in hand, or for the love of the game. “Deborah shared her experience with the world to raise awareness, break down barriers, challenge taboos and change the conversation around cancer. Even in her most challenging moments, her determination to raise money and awareness was inspiring. It was also said that Jill's fiancé, Alan Farthing, was Lisa's doctor. “We thank you for giving us time in private as a family, and we look forward to continuing Deborah’s legacy long into the future through the Bowelbabe Fund. "We are absolutely heartbroken to give you this news," she said. Thank you for playing your part in her journey, you are all incredible.' For the latest breaking news stories and incredible tales from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here.

“And a few final things from Deborah… ”find a life worth enjoying; take risks; love deeply; have no regrets; and always, always have rebellious hope. And finally, check your poo – it could just save your life. "Indeed, these two journalists were in their thirties, were blonde with the same facial features, of the same height and of similar stature." Peter Levy, who presents Look North in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, said he was devastated by the news.'” The former deputy headteacher was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016. She quickly gained a following sharing candid posts about her progress and diagnosis, including videos of her dancing her way through treatment." One of Jill's neighbours found her lifeless body outside her London home at around midday on the day she was shot. The podcaster revealed in early May that she had stopped active treatment and was receiving end-of-life care at her parents’ home in Woking, with her husband Sebastien and their two children by her side. He cared.

“The tweet I never wanted to write,” she said on Twitter. He spent seven years in prison before his acquittal in 2008. “The time has come to say goodbye. 5 years to prepare, doesn’t make it any easy. READ NEXT:.” Following the announcement, Dame Deborah set up the Bowelbabe Fund, which raised more than £6m in a matter of weeks — more than 24 times her original target of £250,000. She was honoured with a damehood for her fundraising in May, which was personally conferred by Prince William over afternoon tea and champagne at her family home.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “If ever an honour was richly deserved, this is it.” Dame Deborah later said she felt “honoured and shocked” to even be considered for the gong, which are usually handed out at official ceremonies at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Dame Deborah’s latest book, How To Live When You Could Be Dead , will be published on 18 August. This story is being updated Topics .