Jonnie Irwin heartbreak at fan's ‘too skinny’ comment as he kept cancer diagnosis secret

“If I withheld that information, I found I could live a normal life right up until a year ago,” he said.

Ben interjected: “And then it became untenable and you had to share the news?”

Jonnie explained: “Certain busy bodies on social media were like, ‘You don’t look well’ ‘You look ill’ ‘You should see the doctor.’

“I had someone come up to me after A Place in the Sun live exhibitions and say, ‘My wife says you’re too skinny,’ and I was like, ‘You’re not, are you?’

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