Man dumped fiancée because brain cancer treatment made her gain weight, young woman claims

Oyin Balogun
Jan 24, 2019
06:08 A.M.
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24-year-old Emily Nicholson, says she feels nothing for fiance, Jamie Smith after dumping her days to their wedding via Facebook messenger.


Emily was diagnosed with a grade 3 type of brain cancer called astrocytomas. These are primary brain tumors within the group of brain tumors called gliomas. They grow from a part of the cell called astrocytes which supports and help pass information.


Because of her type of tumor, Nicholson was given a year to live by the doctors. This development prompted her and boyfriend, Jamie to decide on getting married as soon as possible. The duo met in Australia.

Sadly, it seems like the young man got cold feet. According to Emily's interview with The Sun, she mentioned Jamie might have called off the wedding because he didn't want to deal with her excessive weight gain due to medications prescribed by doctors. She went from a size 6 to 16.

“Jamie said he didn't want to be with me and he hadn't loved me for a long time.” - Emily

The young lady has exceeded the life expectancy predicted by medical practitioners. In cases like this, miracles do happen; that was the case of an 11-year-old whose tumor mysteriously disappeared after being diagnosed with an inoperable tumor.


“It just came out of the blue, it was horrendous. Now I don't feel anything about him, he hurt me, but there's no point getting upset.” - Emily said


Nicholson moved back to the UK with her family, and they started a GoFundMe campaign for the former model and bar manager. The goal is to raise £30,000, so she can begin immunotherapy treatment in Germany.

Jamie has come out to deny all the allegations made against him by Emily; claiming she ended the relationship and it had nothing to do with the weight gain.

It all started in 2016 after she suffered from seizures. The beautiful model spoke about how her life had been so beautiful.

She had just turned 18, gotten her first job, drivers license and new friends, life was good and only three months into this new found freedom, everything changed; the symptoms started, and Emily lost everything.


It's been 18 months since the diagnosis and her family is now bankrupt because they could not sell their house quick enough.She, however, showed deep appreciation to the York City Council, who provided them with a council house as they were two weeks from being homeless.

“My only hope now is to be well enough to get to Germany for immunotherapy vaccine, but its very expensive,” she said.

She also used the medium to solicit for funds to help get treatment and support for her family.