Angie Bowie – former wife of David Bowie and Celebrity Big Brother housemate – has decided to remain on the show after learning of David’s death.
Angie was informed off camera about the news, but has chosen to continue appearing on the show.
“Following the very sad news of David Bowie’s death, we can now confirm that Angie Bowie has been informed off camera by her representatives. She has taken the decision to continue in the programme,” said a spokesperson for Celebrity Big Brother
“The decision to remain in the house is entirely her choice, and she has been given the option to leave at any time if she changes her mind. Appropriate support will be available to Angie at any time if needed.”
The singer died on Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer – he was 69 years old.
A statement posted on the star’s official Facebook accounts says: “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer.
“While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”