Michelle Collins regrets taking part in MasterChef last year as she ‘mentally wasn’t right’

Michelle Collins She has confessed that she regrets having participated in MasterChef last August, since her mental health problems had left her “very bad”.

the EastEnders star, 59, admitted he was “mentally not right” before claiming he “shouldn’t have done it” as his late mother, Mary, was nearing the end of a two-year battle with cancer.

have suffered with depression and an eating disorder before, Michelle has now revealed that she is in a much better place and has gotten ‘stronger’.

Sincere: Michelle Collins has confessed that she regrets having participated in MasterChef last August, since her mental health problems had left her “very bad”

In a candid interview with Laptop, began: ‘I did Celebrity MasterChef, and I was really in a bad place. Mentally he wasn’t right and he shouldn’t have. Then in April, mom died, so last year was not a happy time for me.

We all go through times in our lives when we suffer from mental health issues, and we should talk about it. I wrote about it in my book, including the time I tried to kill myself.

“I’ve gotten a lot stronger as I’ve gotten older, but I still want to help other people as much as I can.”

Michelle went on to describe how difficult lockdown was for her last year as her mum was ‘going downhill’, especially at Christmas.

Upset: The 59-year-old EastEnders star admitted he was “mentally unwell” before claiming he “shouldn’t have” as his late mother, Mary, was nearing the end of a two-year battle with cancer ( pictured in 2021)

  एनेस्थीसिया देने से सर्जरी के वक्त क्यों नहीं होता दर्द? जानिए कितनी देर तक रहता है नशा

Although Mary ‘couldn’t go out’ due to poor health, her daughter kept busy shopping and helping out at a friend’s food bank.

The TV personality revealed that her mother Mary had passed away after a two-year battle with cancer last year.

Michelle said she was “devastated” by the loss, describing her mother as “the kindest woman I’ve ever met”.

She confirmed the news by sharing a heartwarming snapshot of herself with her mother at a cafe.

Fighter: Having previously suffered from depression and an eating disorder, Michelle has now revealed that she is in a much better place and has gotten 'stronger' (pictured from 2021)

Fighter: Having previously suffered from depression and an eating disorder, Michelle has now revealed that she is in a much better place and has gotten 'stronger' (pictured from 2021)

Fighter: Having previously suffered from depression and an eating disorder, Michelle has now revealed that she is in a much better place and has gotten ‘stronger’ (pictured from 2021)

In her caption, she wrote: ‘My beautiful mom passed away on Friday April 30th. We are all devastated.

‘He leaves behind his partner Sid, his daughters Vicky and I, 3 grandchildren Charlotte, Jack and Maia and his nieces and nephews whom he loved very much and his little dog #nano from @alldogsmatter.

She was the strongest and kindest woman he knew. Fierce, protective, passionate, intelligent, funny, eloquent. She gave Vicky and I our #drive and #hunger for life.’

Michelle said her mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer a couple of years ago and thanked the Royal Free London NHS oncology department for looking after her.

Heartbreaking: She said, 'Mentally I wasn't right and I shouldn't have.  Then in April mom died so last year was not a happy time for me' (pictured left with her mom Mary right)

Heartbreaking: She said, 'Mentally I wasn't right and I shouldn't have.  Then in April mom died so last year was not a happy time for me' (pictured left with her mom Mary right)

Heartbreaking: She said, ‘Mentally I wasn’t right and I shouldn’t have. Then in April mom died so last year was not a happy time for me’ (pictured left with her mom Mary right)

She wrote: ‘He was diagnosed with terminal cancer a couple of years ago but received treatment from @immunotherapyforcancer which gave him another couple of years.

  Walmart's new HQ in Arkansas will include a fitness center with three pools and meditation garden

Thank you @royalfreelondonnhs #oncology dept for always being so amazing at taking care of her and #thewhittingtonhospital for taking care of her in the end also to the wonderful 2 #paramedics (one named Jack) who took care of her in the morning.

‘You will always be with us mom. love you xxxx I don’t know how the charity shops in #eastfinchley will manage without you!

Michelle rose to fame for her role as Cindy Beale on EastEnders, first joining the soap opera in 1988 for a two-year stint.

Health: Michelle said her mum was diagnosed with terminal cancer a couple of years ago and thanked the Royal Free London NHS oncology department for looking after her (pictured together in 1999)

Health: Michelle said her mum was diagnosed with terminal cancer a couple of years ago and thanked the Royal Free London NHS oncology department for looking after her (pictured together in 1999)

Health: Michelle said her mum was diagnosed with terminal cancer a couple of years ago and thanked the Royal Free London NHS oncology department for looking after her (pictured together in 1999)

He returned to Albert Square two years later before leaving for good in 1998.

Michelle later joined the cast of the soap opera Coronation Street and joined the ITV series as Stella Price in 2011.

He left the telenovela three years later, telling Manchester Evening News it was difficult to reconcile work in Manchester with her responsibilities as a mother to her daughter Maia, 24, in London.

She said, “I always said I’d only be on the show for three years, which is what I’ve done.” Everyone knows I’m a single mother and ultimately my daughter is my priority and it was difficult to split my time between Manchester and London.”

Michelle shares her daughter with her former partner Fabrizio Tassalini while she has been in a relationship with her boyfriend Mike Dawson, 38, for more than nine years.

Role: Michelle rose to fame for her role as Cindy Beale on EastEnders, first joining the soap opera in 1988 for a two-year stint.

Role: Michelle rose to fame for her role as Cindy Beale on EastEnders, first joining the soap opera in 1988 for a two-year stint.

  Humans have an instinct for healthy food and select diet for specific micronutrients, study finds

Role: Michelle rose to fame for her role as Cindy Beale on EastEnders, first joining the soap opera in 1988 for a two-year stint.

.

Leave a Comment