Love Island’s Demi Jones says she feels ‘overwhelmed’ by kind messages after tearfully revealing she needs to have ‘potentially cancerous’ lump removed
- The reality personality, 22, shared the news with her followers on her Instagram Stories on Thursday afternoon
- Demi told fans how she had received results from the doctors after pushing them to further investigate a lump on her neck
- The Love Island contestant said she was told the lump could potentially be cancerous and she needs to have it removed
- Demi has now thanked fans for their ‘thousands’ of kind messages
Demi Jones has thanked fans for their support after she revealed on Thursday she has to have a lump in her neck removed which doctors fear could be cancerous.
The Love Island star, 22, took to Instagram on Friday to tell her followers that she was ‘overwhelmed with support’ and had received ‘thousands of kind messages’.
Demi also said the emotional video she had posted hours earlier had encouraged social media users to ‘chase appointments for their lumps’.
Kind: Demi Jones has thanked her Instagram fans for their support after she revealed on Thursday she has to have a lump removed which doctors fear could be cancerous
Posting a gorgeous snap of herself sporting a full face of glam and wearing an off-white sweatshirt, the reality star penned: ‘I’m so overwhelmed with support.’
‘I had thousands of kind messages yesterday.’
She added: ‘I’m so glad people have told me it’s made them get/chase appointments for their lumps.’
Signing off her post on a happy note, Demi added: ‘I feel positive today. Thank you.’
A day earlier, Demi emotionally shared the news with her followers on her Instagram Stories after receiving some test results.
Demi wiped away tears as she revealed she will have the lump removed in the next few weeks so that medics can determine whether it is cancerous.’
Emotional: Demi emotionally revealed she has to have a lump removed which doctors fear could be cancerous
Sat in her car after receiving the results, Demi told fans: ‘I went to get my results today for my lump. And they think it could be cancerous so I have to have it operated on and removed in the next couple of weeks.
‘Nothing is for certain but I’m really worried. I’m sure it’ll be fine. It’s a shock because you don’t think, I was sat there in this waiting room and it was full of old people and I was the only young one there. I thought I’m so young for god’s sake.
‘I know loads of women go through this,I’ll be fine. It might not even be cancer but they’ve got to cut it out to find out. I’m shocked at the moment.
Love Island star: The reality personality shared the news with her followers on her Instagram Stories on Thursday afternoon after receiving some test results
‘I’ll be ok, when I get it removed it’ll be fine.’
Demi then shared a post which encouraged her followers to get any lumps checked if they are worried.
She wrote: ‘Please don’t put off getting lumps checked, if appointments keep getting cancelled then you need to chase it up. I was supposed to have this appointment six months ago.
Tearful: Demi wiped away tears as she revealed she will have the lump removed in the next few weeks so that medics can determine whether it is cancerous
News: Sat in her car after receiving the results, Demi told fans: ‘I went to get my results today for my lump’
‘At my scan they said ‘everything looks fine’ and went to send me on my way. I challenged it and asked if they could do more, in which they said ‘oh well we can test the fluid if you want us to?’
‘Thank god I asked as it was the fluid that can be potentially cancerous. Always push!’
In January 2020, the auburn beauty entered the Love Island villa as a bombshell, initially embarking on a romance with Nas Majeed.
But once the hopefuls were put to the test with a trip to Casa Amor, Demi was left heartbroken when she discovered her love interest returned with Eva Zapico.
Demi later enjoyed a romance with Luke Mabbott, 25, however their relationship was short lived once they left the Cape Town villa.
While Demi has remained publicly single since, Luke is now dating Love Island alum Lucie Donlan, who appeared in the previous series.
Former flame: Demi enjoyed a romance with Luke Mabbott, 25, however their relationship was short lived once they left the Cape Town villa