A Place in the Sun star Jonnie Irwin getting Emotional Over Cancer Diagnosis!

A Place in the Sun star Jonnie Irwin getting Emotional Over Cancer Diagnosis!
source: Mirror
  • A Place in the Sun star Jonnie Irwin is counting his last breath after a devastating cancer diagnosis.
  • The BBC star is emotional after he has to leave his wife Jessica and their three young sons behind. 
  • Learn about lung cancer of Jonnie which spread into his brain.

Jonnie Irwin is Dying Soon! Terminal cancer has taken a lot from him

Jonnie Irwin, 48 shared a heartbreaking moment after his Cancer diagnosis. The broadcaster who presented Channel 4 ‘s A Place In The Sun, told Hello about his devastating lung cancer,

I don’t know how long I have left.”

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BBC presenter Jonnie Irwin’s confession about his terminal cancer (source: Hello Magazine)

Irwin was secretly battling his terminal cancer and was given six months to live two years ago, but is still alive. Jasmine Harman’s co-presenter Irwin told about his cancer saying,

“‘I’m carrying a dirty secret – it’s become a monkey on my back. I don’t know how long I have left, but I try to stay positive and my attitude is that I’m living with cancer, not dying from it. I set little markers – things I want to be around for. I got into the habit of saying: Don’t plan ahead because I might not be well enough”.

BBC’s Escape To The Country presenter Jonnie Irwin just has months to live while he is spending as much time as possible with his wife and children as he continued,

But now I want to make plans. I want to make memories and capture these moments with my family because the reality is, my boys are going to grow up not knowing their dad and that breaks my heart.”

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When was Jonnie diagnosed with cancer?

Jonnie Irwin was diagnosed with cancer in Italy in 2020 while filming Channel 4’s A Place In The Sun. He had a vision blurring back then as a pioneer symptom.

He using cancer drugs and chemotherapy and is now living months before his demise saying,

“Within a week of flying back from filming, I was being given six months to live. I had to go home and tell my wife, who was looking after our babies, that she was on her own pretty much. That was devastating. All I could do was apologise to her. I felt so responsible.”

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Jonnie Irwin and his wife Jess (source: hello Magazine)

The married father-of-three children, son Rex, three, and two-year-old twins Rafa and Cormac are aiming to raise inspiration among the people.

He wanna help them be able to make the most of the time that remained, adding,

“I might inspire people who are living with life-limiting prospects to make the most of every day, to help them see that you can live a positive life, even though you are dying. One day, this is going to catch up with me, but I’m doing everything I can to hold that day off for as long as possible.”

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