TV star Yazmin Oukhellou shares recovery video from fatal car crash that killed boyfriend Jake McLean
British reality TV star Yazmin Oukhellou has detailed her battle with mental health as she continues to recover from a traumatic car crash. kill her boyfriend and co-star Jake McLean.
The only way is Essex The stars were traveling in a car in Turkey in July when it plunged off a cliff, instantly killing McLean. Emergency crews rushed to the scene but were unable to save McLean, who was believed to be driving the vehicle. He is 33 years old.
Oukhellou miraculously survived the accident but the road to recovery was not easy for the 29-year-old. This week, to coincide with World Mental Health Day, the reality TV star became a reality as she reflected on her physical and mental recovery from the horrific accident.
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“This is me at the lowest I’ve ever had in my life,” she said of the short video her mother took while hospitalized following the fatal accident. “Mentally, emotionally, mentally and physically. I’m sharing this today not only for World Mental Health Day, but to show you that with the right help and support, you can. can and will overcome anything.”
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The TOWIE star said that since the accident she has been trying to “put on a brave face and post something positive”. However, on her “really terrible days”, it was a different story.
“On my worst days, you simply won’t hear from me,” she admits. “But World Mental Health Day made me think maybe I should be more real here and share those times too, which is why I’m sharing this today.”
“I’ve had days where I didn’t think I would feel normal again. We all struggle at some point in our lives and we can all help each other out a little more. . Be a little kinder,” she continued.
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“I do therapy once a week with an amazing woman named Sandra. She has truly changed my life. I’m so proud of how far I’ve come and so are you. you’re going through something bad right now. know you’re loved and it won’t last forever. Love Yaz.”
Based on Sun at the time, Oukhellou was “seriously” injured in the collision. She was taken to hospital and admitted to the intensive care unit with “extremely severe” damage to her arm. It was reported that she suffered a ruptured artery and nerve in her right arm.
A representative for Oukhellou – who found fame on TOWIE in 2017, a year after McLean appeared on the show from 2012 to 2016 – confirming the crash with Daily mail.
They said: “Yazmin is stable and is recovering in hospital after surgery. “Yazmin and her family have requested privacy at this time.”
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