BBC reality star Jasmine Burkitt has died at the age of 28.
Burkitt, who was known as Jazz, appeared in BBC Three show Small Teen Big World in 2010 to share her experience of being born with dwarfism.
Her death was confirmed on Facebook by her fiancé, Lewis Burke, who said she had died “after a life-long battle with a very serious mental illness”.
Burke wrote: “She is the most incredible human that ever walked this planet, she is the strongest, funniest, most kindest and purely decent person I’ve ever known.
“I am truly devastated. She changed my life forever and I’ll never be the same.”
The 3 ft 11 in TV personality had appeared in Small Teen Big World alongside her mother, Bev, who died in 2014. She had cared for her mother since the age of 13.
Burkitt had said at the time that she appeared on the show to encourage people to treat her as they would any other teenager, as opposed to “treating her like a doll and… a baby”.
Last year, Burkitt and Burke spoke publicly about their life living in a bell tent with their dog Loki in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire,…