The mother of TOWIE star Yazmin Oukhelouki, a reality TV personality, slipped out of her hospital bed after surviving a car accident that tragically killed her on-off partner Jake McLean.
Fellow TOWIE cast members are in a hurry to send their best wishes for Yazmin’s safe recovery, including Harry Derby, who posted the message on Instagram.
Jake, 33, was reportedly driving in Bodrum, Turkey, when his car crashed into a mountain on Sunday, prompting emergency services to rescue him.
Famous for her appearance on the ITVBe series TOWIE, 28-year-old Yazmin is believed to be recovering from a hospital injury.
The sad news: Yazmin, 28, famous for her appearance on the TV series TOWIE, and a relationship with former James Locke, 35, is believed to be recovering in hospital.
‘Destructive’: Yazmin ended her romance with Jake in January after finding out she was unfaithful to former Love Island contestant Eli Jones, but they were driving together in Turkey at the time of the accident yesterday.
A source told MailOnline: ‘This is a tragedy and a loss of life. Everyone is shocked and Yazmin is hoping for a full recovery. ‘
Close friends of Jake’s ex-partner Lauren Goodger told MailOnline that the untimely death of pregnant mother Jake has left a ‘devastating’.
Speaking to The Sun, another source added: ‘Apparently Jake lost control of the car while driving and he fell off a cliff.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives of TOWIE and Yazmin for further comment.
The Sun reports that Jake was in Turkey for a trade deal, and that Yazmin had joined him at a tourist resort in Bodrum in recent days.
A source told the publication that Yazmin sustained “extremely serious” injuries in the accident.
Fellow TOWIE cast members are in a hurry to send their best wishes for Yazmin’s safe recovery, including Harry Derby, who posted on Instagram.
A show source said: ‘We are crossing our fingers and praying for his speedy recovery. It’s beyond shocking, devastating for everyone connected to the show.
‘Jake and Yaz are both very well known in our circle, and it’s incredibly sad when he wasn’t a saint. Everyone is shocked. ‘
Another cast member said: ‘No one is sure what they were doing there, we thought they would be separated, but obviously he was involved in some kind of trade deal.
‘But what has happened is heartbreaking. It sounds very, very serious, maybe life-changing. ‘
Jake was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison in 2008 for breaking into his mother’s home and raping her before a masked gang raided her family home.
Death toll: Jake, 33, was reportedly driving in Bodrum, Turkey when a tragic accident occurred.
Tragic: Jake, pictured with ex-girlfriend Lauren Goodger, who is said to have been devastated to learn of his death.
He is said to have entered the house under the pretext of being an estate agent.
At the time, 18-year-old Jake was a member of a gang of six. Five other members entered the house carrying fake pistols and threatened to kill him if he shouted for help.
It is believed he paid only half of his sentence and was then jailed for other charges. In 2018, he shared Instagram posts showing himself tagged.
In 2013, Lauren, who met her ex-boyfriend via Twitter, admitted she was aware of Jake’s criminal conviction but was willing to observe his mistakes.
She said: ‘Jake told me about his past. I could see how much he regretted what he had done. I try to take people as if I have found them. ‘
Lauren will give birth any day now, as she awaits the arrival of her second child with her partner Charles Drury.
Recent: Yazmin last shared a photo from her London home on Instagram on Tuesday, all dressed in black.
Yazmin and Jake have been dating since May 2021 after the TOWIE star broke off their long-term relationship with TOWIE co-star James Locke, 35.
Yazmin, 26, went to Dubai with Jake last year after leaving the ITV show TOWIE.
But the reality favorite ended her romance with Jake in January when he was unfaithful to former Love Island contestant Eli Jones.
Sources close to Yazmin said her relationship with Jake was “sometimes very toxic”.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
This year, Yazmin was preparing to return to TOWIE after filming with artists in the Dominican Republic.
She shared photos with co-star Harry Derby, 28, from the Caribbean in June.
Exes: After the TOWIE star left her long-term relationship with James Lock (pictured in August 2020), Yazmin and Jake have been dating since May 2021.
Comeback: Yazmin was set to return to TOWIE this year after filming with actors in the Dominican Republic last month.
According to her Instagram, Yazmin finished filming for TOWIE in the Dominican Republic, and went on holiday to Ibiza, where she posed in her bikini in the middle of O.
While they had been dating for a year, Yazmin did not confirm her romance with Jake until December 2021.
She took to Instagram to make an official photo of herself and Jake embracing in Dubai, but covered her face with a heart-shaped emoji.
Yazmin captioned Snap: ‘We’ve crossed as many as we can. We had ups and downs, but I had no choice. ‘
The couple dated briefly in 2019, before Yazmin rekindled their relationship after parting ways with James Lock.
Lovers: This year, Yazmin, pictured kissing Jake, was preparing to return to TOWIE after filming with actors in the Dominican Republic.
Throwback: Lauren and Jake previously admitted with the former TOWIE star from 2012 to 2016 that she knew of her former criminal mistakes and was willing to give her a chance.
News of Jack’s death on Sunday drew tribute from fans. A fan wrote on Twitter: ‘Sad to hear about Jake McLean, he ripped.’
While another added: ‘It’s sad.’ And a third commented: ‘Prayers are now with Jake’s family and praying for Yazmin.’
And the fourth wrote: ‘Praying for you in this hour of need.’
Shock: Taking Twitter fans, he shared his shock in the news with an article: ‘It can be very sad to hear about Jake McLean that he RIP’
Although little was known about Yazmin’s condition, her fellow TOWIE cast went to her social media accounts in the hope of a full recovery.
Her best friend, Junaid Ahmed, shared a picture of himself and Yazmin on his Instagram story: ‘Love you … my beautiful girl.’
While fellow TOWIE star Harry Derbridge also shared a recent photo of the pair, commenting: ‘Thinking about you @YazminOulhellou.’
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Sad: BFF Junaid Ahmed shared a picture of himself and Yazmin on his Instagram stories: ‘Love you … my beautiful girl’.
One fan wrote on Twitter: ‘You have thoughts and prayers @YazminOukhellou.’
While another added: ‘Get well soon, get well soon [Yazmin] It’s sad to hear about Jack. ‘
And the third commented: ‘Praying for you, Yaz.’
While another wrote: ‘I hope you get out of this from the other side.’
Hope: Although little is known about Yazmin’s condition, her friend TOWIE cast also visited her social media accounts in the hope that she would recover completely.
Friends: Harry Derbridge also went on Instagram to share a picture of himself with Yazmin
He captioned the photo: ‘Thinking about you @YazminOulhellou’
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