TOWIE: Elliott Wright speaks out on dad’s cancer diagnosis: “It really does open your eyes”

Elliott Wright has opened up about his dad’s cancer diagnosis and urged people to get tested regularly.

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by Jack White |
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The TOWIE star posed naked for the latest issue of Cosmopolitan to raise awareness of Cancer Research UK.

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He told the magazine that he wants to support the cause after his dad was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Elliott, 33, said: “Cancer Research UK is so important. My dad just got diagnosed with prostate cancer and if it’d been found sooner it might not have spread to his bladder.

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“Cancer ricochets through the whole family. All of my dad’s brothers have now had tests for it too; it really does open your eyes.”

Dad-of-two Elliott recently started dating his TOWIE co star Chloe Sims, 31, and he insists their relationship is not like others you see on reality TV.

Elliott and Chloe are already discussing moving in together
Elliott and Chloe are already discussing moving in together

He continued: “I’m not like a lot of people you see on reality TV. I’m divorced and my two kids live in Spain, where I run a restaurant business.

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“I spend a lot of time over there where my life is different.”

Elliott and Chloe, who is mum to daughter Madison, have already introduced their children and are planning to move in together.

Speaking of Elliott, Chloe told us: “Before him, I was so over men, but he’s one in a million. He’s restored my faith in men.”

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