Jeremy Kyle guest left suicidal after show refused to pull pregnancy test clip – Mirror Online
A mum-of-three who was a guest on the now-cancelled Jeremy Kyle Show said she felt suicidal when bosses refused to pull a clip of her off the air.
Dawne Mair – who has her two front teeth missing – slammed the aftercare she was given and said she was left to be targeted by cruel trolls over her looks.
The 25-year-old also branded host Jeremy a “t**t” and said that he left her feeling “intimidated”.
Dawne last appeared on the programme two months ago to rekindle her relationship with fiancée Andy Hough.
She found out she was pregnant on set but she said she asked producers to cut the segment from the show because she wasn’t happy with it.
But Dawne said they refused and it left her wanting to kill herself.
The show regular, of Blackpool, hit out after the programme was taken off air permanently after fellow former guest Steve Dymond died following filming.
The 63-year-old – who took a lie detector test over cheating allegations – said he felt suicidal afterwards.
Dawne slammed the ITV show after it aired her pregnancy test segment because she said the comments between her and her partner got too “personal.”
“They still aired it and it actually made me suicidal,” she said.
“If it wasn’t for Andy I would’ve ended up committing suicide.”
On the show Kyle branded Dawne a “liar” in an explosive clip when Andy took off his engagement ring.
She failed a lie detector test over cheating allegations but claimed she just kissed another man.
But the on-and-off couple are now back together, and Dawne is 26 weeks pregnant with her fourth child.
She added she was still waiting for relationship counselling with Andy from the show.
Dawne blasted the aftercare saying: “They ring you one day after the show to ask you if you’re okay,” she fumed.
“You never hear from them again, unless they turn around and want you to get their ratings up.”
She first appeared with ex-boyfriend Jamie Rimmer in 2015 and said she felt fine after her first show.
But she was left depressed after other appearances over the last year with new beau Andy, 28.
She was abused by members of the public over her appearance including one telling her she should “die.”
“It broke me down, and made me feel like absolute rubbish,” she sobbed.
“It happened a lot of the times I went on. I got inboxes saying ‘I should go die’, ‘I’m not wanted’ and ‘I’m a mess’.”
She said Kyle was friendly when she first met him.
But added: “Once you get to know him, Jeremy Kyle is a complete and utter t**t.”
“He makes you feel intimidated.”
Dawne says the first two times she appeared on the programme, she contacted producers for help in her relationships.
But since then she claims she has been called up to reappear.
Dawne said that the night before show producers sometimes call you until 2am.
“So if you’re on the morning show you’re absolutely shattered,” she said.
“You’re put in a tiny dressing room.
“You get the researchers running back and to, saying your partner’s saying this about you, he’s saying your fat.”
“They deliberately wind you up to get your blood boiling. It makes you angry,” she raged.
ITV has been approached for a comment.
After Mr Dymond’s death, a spokesman said: “The programme has significant and detailed duty of care processes in place for contributors pre, during and post show which have been built up over 14 years, and there have been numerous positive outcomes from this, including people who have resolved complex and long-standing personal problems.
“Prior to the show a comprehensive assessment is carried out by the guest welfare team on all potential contributors.
“The guests are interviewed by guest welfare face to face at studios and prior to filming.
“After filming has ended all guests are seen by a member of the guest welfare team to ensure they are feeling calm and emotionally settled before any participant leaves to travel home.
“An evaluation of their needs is also carried out at this time and should they require any ongoing service regarding the problem they discussed on the show then appropriate solutions are found for them.
“As we have said, everyone at ITV and The Jeremy Kyle Show is shocked and saddened at the news of the death of a participant in the show a week after the recording of the episode they featured in and our thoughts are with their family and friends. We will not screen the episode in which they featured.
“Given the seriousness of this event, ITV has also decided to suspend both filming and broadcasting of The Jeremy Kyle Show with immediate effect in order to give it time to conduct a review of this episode of the show, and we cannot comment further until this review is completed.”
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