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Chanelle Hayes shows off the incredible results on her 8.5st weight loss

Chanelle Hayes showed off the incredible results of her 8.5 stone weight loss as she soaked up the sun in Spain on Friday. 

The Big Brother star looked phenomenal as she sizzled in a plunging blue bikini after having the gastric sleeve surgery which helped her shed the jaw-dropping amount of weight after years of body battles. 

During the break Chanelle looked amazing in the aqua two-piece as she took a dip in the pool and topped up her suncream. 

Before: Chanelle is pictured on holiday in 2018 before her weight loss

Wow! Chanelle Hayes showed off the incredible results of her 8.5 stone weight loss as she soaked up the sun in Spain on Friday

She wore her dark tresses up in a top knot and opted for a natural makeup look which carrying a pair of sunglasses with her.  

Clearly proud of her new look, she snapped some selfies round the pool and looked to be enjoying her sunshine break.   

Before undergoing her surgery, the star revealed she took laxatives for 10 years and would only eat a tin of tomatoes in a bid to look ‘skinny like Victoria Beckham’ during her battle with yo-yo dieting.  

Looking good: The Big Brother star looked phenomenal as she sizzled in a plunging blue bikini after having the gastric sleeve surgery

Progress: She shed the incredible amount of weight after years of body battles

Looking good: The Big Brother star looked phenomenal as she sizzled in a plunging blue bikini after having the gastric sleeve surgery

Lifestyle change: The television personality admits while she would love to remove her 34F breast implant and 'doesn't love her loose skin' but is trying to 'embrace her body'

Lifestyle change: The television personality admits while she would love to remove her 34F breast implant and ‘doesn’t love her loose skin’ but is trying to ’embrace her body’

In subsequent years, she found her weight creep up to 17stone 4lbs at her heaviest, after bingeing on Domino’s pizza, doughnuts and Coca Cola.

In an interview with The Sun, the mother-of-two has shared how gastric sleeve surgery helped her curb her compulsive eating habits and develop a healthy relationship with food. 

Reflecting on how fame exasperated her desire to be ‘skinny’, Chanelle recalled: ‘My life post Big Brother, my eating habits got worse, everyone I hung out with in London was even smaller than me, so I felt so big…

Happy: Se looked to be enjoying her sunshine break

Confident: Clearly proud of her new look, she snapped some selfies round the pool a

Confident: Clearly proud of her new look, she snapped some selfies round the pool and looked to be enjoying her sunshine break

Style: She later covered up in a sheer black kaftan

Style: She later covered up in a sheer black kaftan

‘They all took drugs, which I guess explains why they were thin, but that was not something I was into. I was living in hotels and would not eat anything all day, if I got absolutely starving I would eat a tin of tomatoes with hot sauce, then take laxatives… 

‘I thought I was setting myself up for this amazing life but in truth I was always on my own and it was so lonely.’ 

At 8.5 stone, Chanelle moved up north to Wakefield to live near family but found she had begun to binge on food when she fell pregnant with son Blakely, now 11. 

Difficult: Before undergoing her surgery, the star revealed she took laxatives for 10 years and would only eat a tin of tomatoes in a bid to look 'skinny like Victoria Beckham ' during her battle with yo-yo dieting

Difficult: Before undergoing her surgery, the star revealed she took laxatives for 10 years and would only eat a tin of tomatoes in a bid to look ‘skinny like Victoria Beckham ‘ during her battle with yo-yo dieting

Oh no: The television personality found herself in a vicious cycle of overindulging on takeaways, feeling guilty and then trying to compensate for her actions by taking laxatives and overexercising

Oh no: The television personality found herself in a vicious cycle of overindulging on takeaways, feeling guilty and then trying to compensate for her actions by taking laxatives and overexercising

The television personality found herself in a vicious cycle of overindulging on takeaways, feeling guilty and then trying to compensate for her actions by taking laxatives and overexercising. 

By 2013, Chanelle’s weighed 13.5 stone and was offered a chance to lose weight and make money by signing a contract with a slimming pill company, and lost 5st in four months.

Yet three years later, a failed relationship and now a single mum to two boys, Chanelle found her food addiction ‘totally out of control’ and weighing 14.5stone. 

Decisions: By 2013, Chanelle's weighed 13.5 stone

Change: She was offered a chance to lose weight and make money by signing a contract with a slimming pill company, and lost 5st in four months

Decisions: By 2013, Chanelle’s weighed 13.5 stone and was offered a chance to lose weight and make money by signing a contract with a slimming pill company, and lost 5st in four months

Happy in her own skin: The television personality admits while she would love to remove her 34F breast implant and 'doesn't love her loose skin' but is trying to 'embrace her body'

Happy in her own skin: The television personality admits while she would love to remove her 34F breast implant and ‘doesn’t love her loose skin’ but is trying to ’embrace her body’

‘People just thought I was greedy but I was beyond the point of control and my addiction was really taking hold. I decided to have gastric sleeve surgery in 2020 after going up to 17st 4lb,’ Chanelle said. 

Before undergoing the procedure, the reality stars said ‘lived like a hermit for a year’ as she felt ‘so ashamed’ of her weight. 

But the gastric sleeve surgery has given the BB star a new lease of life. Now weighing 9.5 stone Chanelle says she is the ‘happiest I’ve ever been both physically and mentally’. 

Well done: The TV star previously said she would not want to take her clothes off on holiday because she was embarrassed about her 'saggy' skin

Pose: She has seemingly now confidently embraced her new look

Well done: The TV star previously said she would not want to take her clothes off on holiday because she was embarrassed about her ‘saggy’ skin – but she has seemingly now confidently embraced her new look

Sun-seeker: The ex-Big Brother star donned a blue bikini during her holiday

Sun-seeker: The ex-Big Brother star donned a blue bikini during her holiday

Some time to herself: Chanelle has been spending time in Spain recently as a break from her work commitments

Some time to herself: Chanelle has been spending time in Spain recently as a break from her work commitments

The television personality admits while she would love to remove her 34F breast implant and ‘doesn’t love her loose skin’ but is trying to ’embrace her body’. 

Chanelle said the surgery was a last resort and she had it because ‘I was an addict and felt powerless’, and that having it can ‘save your life’. 

Chanelle has been spending time in Spain recently as a break from her work commitments.  

Checking in: She seemed busy on her phone as she sat poolside

Click click: She was staring at her phone

Checking in: She seemed busy on her phone as she sat poolside

Stunning: She looked stylish in her beach cover up and blue bikini

Stunning: She looked stylish in her beach cover up and blue bikini

And stretch: She looked great in the blue bikini after a dip in the pool

And stretch: She looked great in the blue bikini after a dip in the pool 

Stroll: She made her way around the edge of the pool and carried her sunglasses

Stroll: She made her way around the edge of the pool and carried her sunglasses 

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