Tragic news today as Tessa James announced that she will soon be starting chemotherapy after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Tessa is best known for her three year role on Australian soap Home and Away, playing Nicole Franklin. Tessa, who left the soap in 2001, is just 23 year's old.
Tessa and her husband Nate Myers released an official statement today about her illness.
“Former Home and Away actor, Tessa James today announced she has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma,” the statement said.
“She has returned home to the Gold Coast to be with her husband, Gold Coast Titans Co-captain, Nate Myles”
Tessa will be undergoing chemotherapy over the next few months. Tessa and Nate would like to thank all for their well wishes and would ask for privacy during this very difficult time."
Our thoughts are with you Tessa, best of luck with your recovery.
Another week is here which means another week of juicy TV goss! So then, what should you be looking out for?
Your Wired host Niamh Geaney chats to Conor Behan and Emma Power on X Factor’s BIG reveal (I don’t know if we can cope!), the shock killing of a lead character in Home and Away, what in the world George Clooney is doing on Downtown Abbey and what shows are set to return to our silver screens.
We’ll be back tomorrow with your event guide, enjoy!
It seems Eliza Doolittle wants to try a spot of acting, as the singer has revealed that she has filmed a cameo appearance on the Aussie soap, Home and Away.
The singer features in a storyline where Home and Away’s, Ricky Sharpe will become an official photographer for Eliza’s promotional tour.
Doolitte seemed excited about her role in the soap, which was filmed in London last Autumn: “It feels like Home and Away has been on TV since before I even knew what a TV was. It’s just always been there. So fun to be able to say I have been in it.”
Both Eliza’s and Home and Away fans will be able to watch Doolittle’s appearance on the soap, when the episode airs in May.