Towie star Diags’ horror as brother is rushed to hospital with brain aneurysm & undergoes eight hour op to… – The Sun

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TOWIE star James ‘Diags’ Bennewith has revealed his brother was rushed to hospital with a brain aneurysm and needed an eight-hour op to save his life.

The 29-year-old took to his Instagram account yesterday to discuss his brother Jack’s frightening ordeal and thanked Addenbrookes Hospital for saving his sibling’s life.

Towie's Diags' has revealed his brother Jack, left, suffered a brain aneurysm

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Towie’s Diags’ has revealed his brother Jack, left, suffered a brain aneurysmCredit: Instagram / Diags_

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the reality TV star revealed he was unable to visit his younger brother in hospital while he recovered.

Celebrating Jack’s discharge from hospital, Diags wrote: “He’s coming back home, after suffering a brain aneurysm and two bleeds on the brain.. then having to have a brain operation for 8 and a half hours, all by himself as covid means you can’t even visit the ward!

“He’s finally coming home❤️ so here’s to the strongest geezer I know my brother @jackbennewith1… 

“❤️ thank you to everyone at Addenbrookes Hospital for saving my brother and thank you to @georgina_kellyx for taking him to hospital that day!” he added.

Jack underwent an eight and a half hour operation to save his life

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Jack underwent an eight and a half hour operation to save his life

The ITVBe star then urged his followers to not delay seeking medical help if they are feeling unwell.

He concluded: “If you ever feel unwell or being sick, headaches, stiff neck please go get checked out because you never know what it might be 🙏❤️.”

Towie stars past and present shared messages of support following his brother’s recovery while fans sent well wishes.

One fan penned: “Amazing news 💚 enjoy having him home.”

Diag found fame on 2012's Towie and has remained a regular on the series since

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Diag found fame on 2012’s Towie and has remained a regular on the series sinceCredit: ITV

“Speedy recovery jack💙,” another wrote.

A third commented: “Wish him to get well soon. Addenbrookes is good hospital and he is in safe hands 🤗🤗🤗”.

Meanwhile, Jack proved he hasn’t lost his sense of humour as he commented under the tribute post: “I know I know I’m a legend brain problems whatever 😂🙌❤️.”

James was catapulted into the spotlight when he joined Towie in 2012 for season 4.

Before joining the reality show, he was good already good friends with co-star Joey Essex, having known him since the age of 13.

James has previously dated fellow Towie star Fran Parman, and he’s appeared on Celebrity Ghost Hunt.

 

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