Strictly Come Dancing star, Bobby Brazier, son of the late reality TV icon Jade Goody, paid a heartwarming tribute to his mother at a charity ball in July 2022. The event, organized by Jade's widower Jack Tweed, successfully raised a whopping 30,000 pounds for The Trust for Complementary Cancer Rehabilitation.
A Grandmother's Pride and Feud
Adding to the emotion-charged atmosphere was the sight of Bobby dancing with his grandmother, Jackiey Budden, who expressed her immense pride in her grandson's achievements on the popular dance show. However, the event also served as a stage for Jackiey to reignite her longstanding feud with Bobby's father, Jeff Brazier. Jackiey, who maintains a close relationship with her grandsons, Bobby and Freddie, made public derogatory comments about Jeff, painting a contrasting picture against the joyous event.
Bobby's Tribute on Strictly Come Dancing
Bobby Brazier, who has been making waves on Strictly Come Dancing, dedicated an emotional routine to his late mother, Jade Goody. Performing This Woman’s Work by Maxwell with professional partner Dianne Buswell, Bobby's heartfelt performance earned him a high score of 37 points. The talented dancer expressed that the opportunity to honor his mother on such a prestigious platform was a privilege.
A Tale of Two Upbringings
While Bobby was brought up in the affluent surroundings of Essex, Jackiey's residence is in an area described as being plagued by crime and drug dealers. This stark contrast between Jackiey's living conditions and Bobby's upbringing underlines the complexities and contradictions of their family dynamics.
Remembering Jade Goody
Jade Goody, who catapulted to fame as a reality TV star and later built a multimillion-pound business empire, passed away from cancer in 2009 at the age of 27. Jade's legacy continues to live on through her sons, Bobby and Freddie, who remember their mother in their own unique ways. Jeff Brazier, the boys' father, has shared that he strives to make Christmas Day enjoyable for his sons despite the void left by Jade's passing.