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Newly-engaged Chanelle Hayes shows off her incredible 9st weight loss in a green bikini in Greece

She lost nine stone after undergoing a gastric sleeve operation in August 2020, which saw her drop from a size 18 to a size 10. 

And newly-engaged Chanelle Hayes showed off the results from her surgery in a frilly green bikini on Friday, during her sun-soaked getaway in Greece.

The former Big Brother housemate, 34, looked incredible in a green bandeau bikini top and matching bottoms while at the beach. 

The brunette beauty opted for a fresh face while topping up her tan on the relaxing vacation. 

Chanelle let her dark tresses blow naturally in the wind before opting for a classic up-do hairstyle while frolicking in the ocean.   

The figure-flattering bikini showed off her incredible weight loss. 

Pictured in 2018 on holiday prior to her weight loss surgery

Transformed: She lost nine stone after undergoing a gastric sleeve operation in August 2020, which saw her drop from a size 18 to a size 10

The TV personality now dubs herself a ‘Body Positivity Advocate’ in her Instagram bio, often posting inspiring snaps to her 120k followers. 

The appearance comes after Chanelle revealed she was engaged to Dan Bingham, 40, in April this year after they were introduced in the 2020 lockdown through a mutual friend.

Channelle recently revealed she now feels ‘confident’ enough to wear a wedding dress after her weight loss – as she plans her nuptials to her fiancé Dan.

Beach babe: Chanelle let her dark tresses blow naturally in the wind before opting for a classic up-do hairstyle while frolicking in the ocean

Beach babe: Chanelle let her dark tresses blow naturally in the wind before opting for a classic up-do hairstyle while frolicking in the ocean

 Beach babe: Chanelle let her dark tresses blow naturally in the wind before opting for a classic up-do hairstyle while frolicking in the ocean

The star said in a candid interview that she ‘wouldn’t have wanted to get married if she was still bigger’.

Speaking to New magazine, Chanelle said that she hadn’t been dress shopping yet as she wants to get her boobs done in January and a tummy tuck to get rid of loose skin after her 9st weight loss.

She explained: ‘I feel like nothing would fit properly until those two things are done, and that would get me down. I don’t know whether I would have wanted to get married if I was still bigger. But I am excited because I feel confident as I am now.

Advocate: The TV personality now dubs herself a 'Body Positivity Advocate' in her Instagram bio, often posting inspiring snaps to her 120k followers

Advocate: The TV personality now dubs herself a 'Body Positivity Advocate' in her Instagram bio, often posting inspiring snaps to her 120k followers

Advocate: The TV personality now dubs herself a ‘Body Positivity Advocate’ in her Instagram bio, often posting inspiring snaps to her 120k followers

‘I know I won’t want a big meringue style dress and will probably go for something quite simple, but I’m not deciding anything for certain yet.’

Dan added that he hadn’t taken into account she had lost weight when he bought the ring, so it had to be resized as it fitted ‘like a bracelet’.

During the interview, she also gushed over her new romance, saying: ‘Everyone’s got ‘a person’ and Dan is mine. I’ve never been able to fully be myself, and I just know that he loves me so much.’

The TV personality shares her son Blakely, 11, with her ex-partner Matthew Bates, who she was in a relationship with between 2009 and 2010.

She also has Frankie, four, with Edward Oates, who she was with on-and-off from 2016 to 2017.

 In addition to her gastric sleeve operation, Chanelle more recently underwent an eight hour hair transplant surgery after discovering she suffers from female pattern baldness.

Looking good, feeling good: Channelle recently revealed she now feels 'confident' enough to wear a wedding dress after her weight loss - as she plans her nuptials to her fiancé Dan

Looking good, feeling good: Channelle recently revealed she now feels 'confident' enough to wear a wedding dress after her weight loss - as she plans her nuptials to her fiancé Dan

Looking good, feeling good: Chanelle recently revealed she now feels ‘confident’ enough to wear a wedding dress after her weight loss – as she plans her nuptials to her fiancé Dan 

She told The Sun she was ‘devastated’ after seeing pictures of herself leaving the gym where the ‘bald patches on the top of her head’ were visible.

The star went on to reveal she would be scared her hairline would be revealed, saying: ‘I couldn’t go outside if it was raining, because it would dribble down her face’.

In February 2020, she underwent the surgery – which typically costs upwards of £7,000, at Farjo Hair Institute in Manchester.

Surgery plans: Speaking to New magazine, Chanelle said that she hadn't been dress shopping yet as she wants to get her boobs done in January and a tummy tuck to get rid of loose skin after her 9st weight loss

Surgery plans: Speaking to New magazine, Chanelle said that she hadn’t been dress shopping yet as she wants to get her boobs done in January and a tummy tuck to get rid of loose skin after her 9st weight loss

She explained: 'I feel like nothing would fit properly until those two things are done, and that would get me down. I don't know whether I would have wanted to get married if I was still bigger. But I am excited because I feel confident as I am now

She explained: ‘I feel like nothing would fit properly until those two things are done, and that would get me down. I don’t know whether I would have wanted to get married if I was still bigger. But I am excited because I feel confident as I am now

Weight loss: After undergoing a gastric sleeve operation in August 2020, which saw her drop from a size 18 to a size 10

Weight loss: After undergoing a gastric sleeve operation in August 2020, which saw her drop from a size 18 to a size 10

 Last year, Chanelle also revealed that she was diagnosed with M.E. or CFS (chronic fatigue symptom)

And spoke about how her condition had gone undiagnosed for four years.

She also disclosed that she can no longer go to the gym, drink alcohol or enjoy nights out with friends because she’s always so exhausted.

Woes: Last year, Chanelle also revealed that she was diagnosed with M.E. or CFS (chronic fatigue symptom)

Woes: Last year, Chanelle also revealed that she was diagnosed with M.E. or CFS (chronic fatigue symptom) 

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