Big Brother Australia 2022 winner leaked!
Flocking at Sportsbet, Big brother viewers bet on the return of his roommate Reggie Bird to be victorious, with odds of 2.25.
Scheduled finalists include two rookies: Big brother super-fan Johnson Ashak and musician Taras Hrubyj-Piper, both with a rating of 3.75.
It makes sense that fans would be confident that Reggie will beat the other housemates, given that she already did so in 2003 – taking home $250,000 in prize money.
But the triumph didn’t come with boundless glitz and glamour, as the star has had quite a heartbreaking journey since leaving reality TV.
Just a year after his season of Big brother, Reggie was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa and is now legally blind. “I lost my peripheral vision and I have 10 degrees of central vision left. I no longer have night vision,” she said during The daily edition in 2016.
Reggie also suffered a stroke in 2017 following a heart condition.
“They told me I had a hole in my heart. I was literally heartbroken. But it makes sense now, why am I always so tired and sick, and what caused my stroke l last year,” she revealed to women’s day the next year.
Unfortunately, the health conditions extend beyond Reggie’s, with his youngest son Lucas struggling with cystic fibrosis.
Reggie welcomed his first child, Mia, four years later Big brother with her second husband, Dale Sorensen. Three years later, the couple had Lucas.
The mother has already explained to Now love that the condition comes with daily physical therapy and medication to help Lucas digest food and break down mucus from his lungs.
“It’s mentally and physically exhausting for Lucas, so I have to stay strong for him. It’s a constant battle to try and put weight on him, so he has to drink supplements and eat a high calorie, high fat diet. I hope he will live after the 37 years of the expected time.
Along with dealing with the financial aspects of these health issues, Reggie also struggled with a financial burden.
“I left everything and moved to Sydney. I couldn’t find a job for about two years after the show because nobody wanted to take me seriously. I spent all the money I I had rent left…” Reggie said. news.com.au’s Not here to make friends Podcast.
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Also, after a man allegedly claimed to be a TV producer with the means to fund the pilot for a new travel show she was to star in, Reggie paid over $40,000 for the fraud.
“I thought it was legit. He said he had no money and asked to borrow five thousand dollars and another five thousand dollars and then everything snowballed,” he said. she told the podcast.
the Big brother alum even nearly got deported in 2017, telling her story to women’s day.
“I’m so scared. One day your kids are cuddled up, warm and safe and just like that, everything could go away. I owe my kids a warm bed and a safe home, that’s not too much to ask, is not it ?
“It’s hard to believe that I became known as the girl who survived multiple deportations in the Big brother house, to 14 years later be confronted with the real thing,” she added. “Since then, I’ve been having nightmares, wondering where we’re going to go.”
If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this article, help is always available. Call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit their website.
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