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Gail Porter

Celebrity Gail Porter speaks to Clare English about the pressures of living her life under the media's spotlight. In the 1990s Gail shot to fame as a television presenter appearing on shows such as Fully Booked and Top of the Pops but her popularity reached dizzy heights in 1999 when an image of her naked body was projected onto the houses of parliament as part of a PR stunt for lad's mag FHM.
With the highs of celebrity life also come the lows and Gail has certainly had plenty. In 2005 Gail began suffering from Alopecia. Not only had she had been through a painful divorce, suffered post-natal depression and bi-polar disorder but now she was losing her signature blonde locks; all whilst under the media's glare. Presenter Clare English will take us through Gail's journey and ask her the question, 'is being a celebrity really worth the pain of fame?'.

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Sun 10 Aug 2014 06:03

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