Roxy Horner has candidly revealed that she feels ‘angry, scared and sad’ as she adjusts to her ‘new way of life’.
Jack Whitehall’s 32-year-old girlfriend revealed that she was rushed to hospital on Sunday, where she battled an autoimmune disease.
And when she took to Instagram on Friday, the model, 29, gave her fans more insight into how she’s doing it, adding that she’s ‘so proud of herself for trying so hard’.
Candid: Roxy Horner revealed that she feels ‘angry, scared and sad’ as she adjusts to her ‘new way of life’
Roxy shares a glamorous photo of herself, swaying eyeshadow and dewy makeup, writing, ‘Tonight is my first night alone, living my new way of life.
‘I can’t stop researching my autoimmune disease, I worry about every bit of pain or illness I feel.
‘I feel like I can’t quite get it, I’m angry, I’m scared and I’m sad, but I’m also so proud of myself for trying so hard.
“Covid please leave so I can be with my family.”
Health concerns: Jack Whitehall’s model girlfriend, 32, revealed she was rushed to hospital on Sunday where she battled an autoimmune disease
Roxy was rushed to hospital on Sunday and admitted it at the time she didn’t know whether to “laugh or cry every five minutes.”
Roxy posted a stunning throwback snap from a photo shoot, writing, ‘Have you ever stared life so straight in the face ???
“I’m in hospital right now and don’t know I have to laugh or cry every 5 minutes, but I’m going to choose to try and laugh because life is too damn short.”
Roxy has not disclosed what type of autoimmune disease she was struggling with, and MailOnline has reached out to her representatives for further comment.
Update: Roxy, 29, described her feelings when she took to Instagram late Friday night, adding that she is ‘so proud of herself that she tried so hard’
What Are Autoimmune Diseases?
Autoimmune diseases can cause low or overactivity of the immune system.
The immune system can confuse parts of the body such as skin, joints or organs because bacteria or viruses attack these and healthy cells.
It is not known exactly what causes the immune system to attack healthy cells. Symptoms can range from mild to severe.
Roxy, who has been dating Jack since early 2020, signed off her post with, ‘But screw up autoimmune diseases!’
Autoimmune diseases can cause low or overactivity of the immune system. The immune system can confuse parts of the body such as skin, joints or organs because bacteria or viruses attack these and healthy cells.
Roxy was then Discharged from the hospital on Monday, giving her fans the update as she shared a selfie from her hospital bed.
In a photo where she smiled while wearing a hospital gown, she wrote, “I can leave tonight.”
Before revealing the news of her dismissal, Roxy shared a loving photo with Jack and gushed, ‘I am so happy and grateful for my husband, my greatest support in everything. I don’t know what I would have done without you in the last year. ‘
Grateful: During her hospital stay, the blonde beauty thanked her beauty for all his support
The beauty also put on a brave face on Tuesday night to support her beauty at the BRIT Awards, where he presented.
Since the initial lockdown, Roxy has been in a relationship with comedian Jack, 32, after the pair met on a trip to Australia, with the model moving to his London home after just a few weeks of dating.
Jack previously admitted that while the decision “ hastened ” their relationship, they missed out on the regular things like restaurants and movie dates.
On the Couples Quarantine podcast, he said, ‘Strangely enough, that was kind of fun because we spent a lot of time together and it speeds up the relationship in a way.
When the lockdown ended, we realized a lot of things. We had never seen a movie together. We had never been to a restaurant in England as we met in Australia. ‘
Worryingly, Roxy was rushed to hospital on Sunday and shared several updates on social media
Candid: The model admitted she didn’t know whether to ‘laugh or cry every five minutes’
Quirky Fashion: Roxy managed to get a brave face on Tuesday at The Brit Awards 2021 on Tuesday to support her host friend Jack Whitehall after her hospital stay
Jack dated actress Gemma Chan, 38, between 2011 and 2017, and he previously said he regretted not marrying her.
He said to his mother Hilary on an episode of his Netflix series, Travels With My Father, ‘I’ve increased my chance for that. I did. I could have gotten married, but I screwed up. ‘
In the episode, which was filmed before Jack started dating Roxy, he apologized to his mother for being the only single member of their immediate family as it meant going alone to his sister Molly’s wedding.
He added, “I’m sorry I’ll be attending the wedding alone and I’m sorry you have two kids who are in modeling relationships and one who will be alone to try for a bridesmaid.”
Couple: Roxy and comedian Jack have been dating since 2020 after meeting in Australia