Meet Jack Tweed, an English model who is the boyfriend of reality TV star Jade Goody. Tweed has led a very controversial life and is infamous for racially abusing Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty during their stay in the Celebrity Big Brother house. See photos, video and a biography of Jack Tweed here.
Jack is in the news as he is all set to marry Jade, who is suffering from terminal illness and is given just six or seven months to live by the doctors. Tweed recently released on electronic monitoring after serving four months in prison after being arrested for attacking a 16-year old boy in a golf course in December 2006.
Tweed was living in with Goody at that time and had asked for a suspended sentence to care for ailing girlfriend. He proposed to her on the eve of this Valentine’s Day by the hospital bedside and the couple now plan to marry as soon as possible.
“She was informed yesterday that tragically, she’s terminally ill. She was obviously devastated. It’s a question now of when and not if.”
As a biography, Jack Tweed was born on 7 July 1987 in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire so his age is 21. He left the school at the age of 16 to become an electrician but later turned out to be a model. He became famous when he entered the 2007 season of Celebrity Big Brother with Jade and other celebrities.
He was involved in abusing Shilpa Shetty in the show along with his girlfriend. The incident was widely covered by the media and the two had to backtrack on their comments. Shilpa later earned the sympathies of audience and went to become the winner and an international superstar.
Tweed was also involved in a flirtatious relationship with Miss Great Britain Danielle Lloyd in the show. He is currently training to become a soccer agent.