Former Big Brother star Rebekah Shelton is not dead

Big Brother Star Rebekah Shelton Dies 'Unexpectedly' Aged 32

A tweet from her official Twitter account on Thursday said the former reality TV star had "died unexpectedly" at the age of 32.

She starred on the Big Brother show before her gender surgery with the name Rodrigo Lopes.

News of Rebekah's "death" broke on Twitter in the early hours of this morning (Friday, January 12). "We ask that you respect the family's privacy at this time".

She said: "Hi everyone, I would just like to ask everyone to stop spreading rumours that I'm dead because obviously I'm not".

"I have been through hell today because someone used my Twitter account to write that stupid status about me".

"This person can't accept the fact that I'm happy, that I overcame all my problems and then I'm finally living my life happy". Rebekah's final tweet was shared on 19 November, wherein she shared a black and white profile picture of herself. "I'm on holiday. and I am not dead".

Rebekah tearfully explained: "Nobody would choose the hardest path or wakes up one day to say, "Yes, I will be a woman or tomorrow I will be a man". I'm not sure what I would do if I could go back in time". She began by dressing up in heels on nights' out and wearing friends' clothes and was advised to live as a woman for a year before making a decision about surgery.

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The reality star, originally from Brazil underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2014.

"At first you have to face yourself as it's not easy to be a different person, or what's considered different".

"People think it's easy, "Oh she looks good now, can go out and have sex and get married" but people don't know the journey I've been through".

She had told OK!

'I saw that frightful thing between my legs and I started crying around the hospital saying, "I regret, I regret". I wanted to kill myself. "I was not born wanting to be a transsexual, or a boy, or a straight boy, or a girl", she previously said of her transition. It was a nightmare.

Another replied to the message and said they would remember her as "one of the most lovable BB housemates".

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