While many of us have spent lockdown bingeing on chocolate and box sets, Fleur East has been busier than ever. As well as hosting the Hits Radio breakfast show from her home in London, the 32-year-old has released Fearless – her second album – and launched her new podcast The Reality Of Reality TV. The former X Factor star relished getting back in the recording studio, but the launch of her new album also coincided with the loss of her dad Malcolm in March. Opening up about the support she’s had from her husband, clothing designer Marcel Badiane-Robin, the former I’m A Celebrity… campmate tells OK!, “He’s been amazing. He was making sure that my release was going smoothly because I was completely numb.”
Here, Fleur, who has teamed up with Malibu for its dance campaign #TheCoconutChallenge, tells OK! about getting support from famous faces, who she’s still in touch with from the jungle, and dealing with grief during lockdown…
We’re loving your podcast, The Reality Of Reality TV. What have been your highs and lows of the industry?
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August 18, 2020