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Jasmine Burkitt dead: BBC’s Small Teen Big World star dies aged 28 as fiancé pays tribute | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV


Jasmine Burkitt has died aged 28. The star, generally known as Jazz, was formerly a BBC reality star, having appeared within the show Small Teen Big World in 2010, which followed her life as a teen with dwarfism.

Jasmine’s fiance Lewis Burke confirmed the death of the star in a heartbreaking statement.

It read: “She is probably the most incredible human that ever walked this planet, she is the strongest, funniest, most kindest and purely decent person I’ve ever known.

“I’m truly devastated. 

She modified my life without end and I’ll never be the identical,” (sic) he ended his statement.

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“I like being away from people quite quite a bit and just being amongst nature,” she added.

Small Teen Big World aired in July 2010 as a part of BBC Three’s Adult Season.

It was watched by 1.1million viewers and was later seen by 2.76million viewers when it aired on BBC One two months later.

A four-part series titled Small Teen Greater World was aired the subsequent yr which saw Jasmine turn 17.

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