Mum of two Caprice Bourret has in a world exclusive interview with HELLO!, revealed how she went under the knife to remove a tumour from her brain. The 45 year old businesswoman discovered the growth – the size of a thumb – when she was competing in the recent reality winter sports show, The Jump.
Caprice Bourret spoke exclusively to HELLO! about her brain tumour scare
Until now her sudden departure from the show has been a mystery but in the HELLO! interview she says: "I was diagnosed with a brain tumour. I found out while I was competing in the show and boy, was it more horrific than any of the challenges." "The Jump saved my life," adds Caprice as she recounts the events leading up to her diagnosis: "I had headaches that were not going away and my vision was beginning to act up so the show’s production insisted I see their doctor."
Caprice Bourret recently competed on TV show The Jump
X-rays and scans revealed the shocking truth. She has now undergone surgery and says: "My first thought was for my two little boys. I’m their rock and keep my family together. It was the scariest moment I’d ever experienced."
To read more of the interview with Caprice, pick up the latest copy of HELLO! magazine, out Monday.