Victoria Derbyshire Removes Her Wig VIDEO

Victoria Derbyshire Removes Her Wig VIDEO

victoria derbyshire wig video goes viral

BBC host Victoria Derbyshire has revealed that her hair has grown back after the end of her final chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

Derbyshire , 48, filmed a video for her Facebook page in which she removed the wig that she had been wearing since December 2015 to show a thick head of hair.

Describing how losing her hair had been one of the most upsetting aspects of her cancer treatment, she told the camera: “It’s time to stop wearing a wig.”

In the emotional video, t he former BBC Radio 5 Live said “maybe three quarters of my hair fell out” as a result of chemotherapy.


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victoria derbyshire wig

“I have to say losing my hair was the worst bit about cancer treatment for me, more so than having a mastectomy,” she said. “Don’t judge me for that, it’s just the way I felt.

“I’m grateful for this wig because it helped me get on with things, go to work, live my life normally without worrying. But it is time for it to go.”

reaving her growing hair underneath, she said: “And this is my new hair, this is about 12 months of growth since chemo finished.

“And it’s come back as thick as it was, if not thicker. As shiny as it was, slightly more ringlety than it was before.”

, who has a current affairs show on BBC2, said: “I am actually apprehensive about taking my wig off because this is not me, but I know it doesn’t really matter what my hair looks like.

“The point is, this is proof … that once chemo is complete your hair does grow back and when you’re in some of those dark moments during chemo you do doubt that…. but your body does slowly renew itself once chemo is complete and there’s something really optimistic about that.”

After sharing the clip on social media, fans offered their support.

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