Fans show sympathy for Renee Graziano as she opens up on the horrific tummy tuck and ‘addiction to being beautiful’ that nearly killed her

EMOTIONAL Renee Graziano told of the harrowing moment she feared she would DIE after contracting an infection following her tummy tuck and liposuction which has now left her craving a “woman’s body.”

Mob Wives star Renee Graziano talks about horrific surgery which nearly left her dead
Renee Graziano opened up on the surgery that almost killed her on tonight’s Botched Up Bodies

After pouring her heart out to the programme, fans swiftly took to Twitter to offer their sympathy and support.

She said: “I was beautiful back then, but I never felt it.”

She got teary as she detailed the blood bath following her tummy tuck

After being downtrodden by her boyfriend’s comments about her having boobs but no bum followed by her then-husband slamming her for apparently being “fat” she took to the treatment table and “didn’t think twice.”

Yet her desire for a dream body turned into a nightmare when she contracted an infection post surgery.

She revealed she had a four-pint blood transfusion: “There was a pool of blood like you see in the movies.

“Like when someone gets shot.

“The blood was spilling out and I was so afraid.

“I felt my life slipping away.”

The CBB star was told by her boyfriend she had boobs but no bum

After learning of her harrowing ordeal, viewers were quick to comment on social media.

One wrote: “Watching your story on Botched Up Bodies makes me feel so sad. You’re awesome xx.”

watching botched up bodies omg what you went through sending lots of love to you x

Watching your story on Bothed Up Bodies @reneegraziano makes me feel so sad. You’re awesome xx

@reneegraziano watching botched up bodies omg what you went through sending lots of love to you x

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She was forced to learn how to eat and walk again after her botched surgery

Renee was then forced to learn how to walk and eat again after her harrowing ordeal.

She shed 36 pounds and suffered swollen legs, commenting: “There are pieces of my body I feel are never going to get better.”

After seeking the advice of a London surgeon for the reality show she added: “I want to have a woman’s body.

“I think plastic surgery is an addiction – I was addicted to being beautiful.”

Big Brother celebrates Renee Graziano’s highs and lows in the celebrity house

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She checked into rehab last year for depression

Her sister Jennifer Graziano told RadarOnline.com: “She is back in Florida. She is getting treatment that stems from her depression and some things that she has to work out. I can’t get into detail. It’s a personal thing. But basically she is getting treated for depression and she’s trying to work it out.”