The singer says she was racially abused in front of her children by a man thought to be a police officer.
‘Loose Women’ presenter Jamelia has described the frightening encounter she had with a man on Monday, who hurled racial abuse at her in front of her two young daughters. The former popstar first described the event in a Facebook post, but opened up more on the ordeal during Tuesday’s show.
Jamelia has described the racial abuse incident she suffered on Monday.
Jamelia said it began when she overtook a man in her car on Monday morning while she was in a rush driving to the train station. The 35-year-old said that after she and her two daughters got out of their car the man followed them and started shouting abuse.
Nadia Sawalha, Kaye Adams, Jane Moore, Gloria Hunniford, Andrea Mclean, Penny Lancaster, Sherrie Hewson, Jamelia , Coleen Nolan - The National Television Awards 2016 (NTA's) held at the O2 Arena - Arrivals at The National Television Awards - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 20th January 2016
Following Ola Jordan and Jamelia speaking out, ‘Strictly’ bosses are trying to prevent any further embarrassments.
Contestants on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ could be facing gag orders from the BBC, following recent ‘fix’ accusations by dancer Ola Jordan and contestant Jamelia. According to reports, celebrities and professional dancers will now have to sign a clause banning them from giving unauthorised interviews or speaking negatively about the show online.
Former ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ pro Ola Jordan.
An insider told The Mirror: “Some of the outbursts have been outrageous and completely unfounded, and can’t be allowed to happen again. For people employed by the show to be making such claims is unfair, and won’t be allowed to continue.”
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Jordan left the show permanently at the weekend, and as a parting shot claimed that 'Strictly' producers interfered with the judges' marking.
Professional dancer Ola confirmed her permanent departure from the BBC show last weekend, and has since implied that the judging panel systematically gives higher marks to more popular contestants in order to keep them in the show for longer.
At around the same time, eliminated star Jamelia also reckoned that the judges were keeping bookies’ favourite Peter Andre in the show after she lost the dance-off against the former pop star in week nine of the show this weekend.
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Jamelia exited the BBC competition on Sunday after loosing out to Andre in a dance off.
Former ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ contestant Jamelia has suggested that Peter Andre’s standing ovation on Sunday night’s show was faked so he could stay in the competition. Jamelia made the claims on her return to ‘Loose Women’ after being eliminated from ‘Strictly’ after facing Andre in a dance-off.
Jamelia has spoken out after her ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ exit.
On Sunday’s show Andre was shown getting a standing ovation for his performance in the dance-off against Jamelia, but she claims BBC producers got the audience to stand and clap and used that footage instead.