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Goody, Jade

Jade Goody (1981-2009) was born in Bermondsey, southeast London. Rising to fame through her appearance in Big Brother, she became the United Kingdom's most successful and most controversial reality television star.

Goody first appeared on television in the third season of U.K. reality television show Big Brother. She attracted a strong negative reaction in the media, being commonly compared to a pig. She was criticized for stripping and for providing the show's first sexual activity, performing oral sex on fellow contestant P. J., concealed under a duvet. Goody was also widely viewed as ignorant, following comments that she thought Cambridge was in London and that East Anglia, which she pronounced as “East Angular,” was “abroad.” Despite this, she finished fourth and went

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