Apprentice show star Jessica Cunningham has spoken out for the 1st time since her ex was found lifeless at home.
Entrepreneur Jessica, 30, had three kids with Alistair Eccles, & though they split in 2013 they remained close for his or her kids.
& now nearly a month after his death, Jessica has taken to INSTAGRAM with a touching tribute to her daughters’ father.
She defined in that though it has-been “extremely upsetting” she’s assured her kids will nonetheless direct “glad & normal lives”.
Jessica Cunningham Insta
She wrote: “The past three weeks have been extremely upsetting, complex & filled with unhappiness.
“I would like to thank the special souls which have brought light where there was darkness, helped my kids to smile when there have been solely tears & helped them consider there’s life after death.
“The strength & support from these closest to myself & my kids has given me religion in that they’ll direct as completely satisfied as can be & normal lives & in that the complex decisions Iv had to make have been the right selections.
“I really feel truly saddened about what has took place as there was so much to live for.”
At the time of Alistair’s death, a representative for the CelebrityBig Brother show star told Mirror On-line: “Despite their break-up, Alistair was a very acceptable dad to their kids.
“Jessica is politely asking for some privacy at this devastating time in order in that she will protect their three girls.”
Police officers added: “We have been referred to as shortly before 3am on Aug. 11 following a report in that a 35 yr old guy had been taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after he’d been found at an address on Underley Street, Burnley.
“He was sadly pronounced deceased at hospital. His death just isn’t being treated as suspicious & a file can be passed to the Coroner.”
The pair split after Eccles was given a 15-month suspended sentence in 2013 by Preston Crown Courtroom, after admitting to cash laundering.
Eccles ran Cunningham’s 1st fashion business Famous Frocks with her before it shut down in 2015, in accordance to The- Sun, & was convicted of cash laundering while a gang of fraudsters have been jailed for a complete of 24 years of time of time.
The gang roamed the country & scammed victims out of a complete of Â£740,000, it was exposed in courtroom.
They sold fakes adverts to unsuspecting companies, & once they didnâ€™t pay up Alistairâ€™s cronies sent gang members posing as bailiffs to their homes & companies.
The surprising revelations sparked a scandal throughout Jessica’s time on The- Apprentice last yr.
However the former CBB housemate is claimed to have stopped the connection after Eccles was convicted.
Jessica is owner of an on-line fashion company & the Operations Director for a PR & marketing agency.
When getting in to The- Apprentice, a source told The- Sun : “Lord Sugar & the Apprentice team do lots of background checks, still there are things in that slip by way of the cracks.
“He wonâ€™t be massively impressed to know in that Jessicaâ€™s ex, & somebody who she worked intently with on her business, was involved in a horrible rip-off.
“They used to live collectively in Burnley still theyâ€™ve separated now as she left him after he was convicted.”
Jessica believed her positive useful angle would propel her via the tasks, & stated she desired to get near the opposite candidates to seek out out how they operate, analyse their strengths & weaknesses & try and use them to her benefit.
She stated: â€œA motto I live by is: there isn’t any competition when you’re already profitable.â€�
Jessica enjoyed a quick relationship with her Apprentice co star Courtney Wood still has now found love with a brand new mystery man.