Benefits Street star White Dee in 'suicide bid' after reality TV career slump
Former Benefits Street star White Dee has revealed she down vodka and pills in a desperate suicide attempt.
Dee, 44, allegedly says she was driven to despair after fearing she would have to return to state benefits after a slump in her faltering showbiz career.
The mum-of-two, whose real-name Deirdre Kelly, said she was so tormented that she drunk vodka, brandy and Jack Daniels before necking pills.
Speaking to The Sun on Sunday, she Dee said: “After Benefits Street everyone thought I was a millionaire. But the reality was very different."
Graham Young She added: “I was constantly... read more
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