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Kelvin Fletcher claims Roxanne Pallett is not ‘mentally ill’ as he calls star ‘manipulative beyond belief’


Kelvin Fletcher has spoken out on Roxanne Pallett’s accusations (Picture: Getty Images)

Kelvin Fletcher has spoken out after Roxanne Pallett accused Ryan Thomas of being physically abusive to her.

Content warning: This article contains discussions of mental illness that some may find distressing.

The former Emmerdale star tweeted about his on-screen wife’s behaviour in the Celebrity Big Brother house, alleging that the 35-year-old is not ‘mentally ill.’

Earlier this week Roxanne was seen breaking down in tears in as she accused Ryan of punching her.

The former Corrie star has since been called into the Diary Room where he was given a warning by Big Brother.

She has since left the house (Picture: Channel 5)

After the episode aired, Kelvin expressed his views about the incident with his 226,000 Twitter followers.

He wrote: ‘She’s [Roxanne] not “mentally ill” or in need of “help”. That denounces that people with actual mental health issues are as vindictive and menacing as her. They are not. There is a big difference.’

He added: ‘That was calculated and manipulative beyond belief.’

The 34-year-old followed this comment with ‘Ryan’ and a heart emoji before adding: ‘Poor Ryan looks broken. What about HIS mental health?

Following Roxanne’s accusations, she has since left the house as a spokesperson confirmed to Metro.co.uk: ‘Roxanne has decided to leave the BB House. The remaining housemates have been informed.’

Roxanne’s accusations caused uproar among viewers, and has seen major backlash from Ryan’s team.

Taking to Twitter, Ryan’s girlfriend Lucy Mecklenburgh wrote: ‘Please RT or like if u want Roxanne removed. I don’t think she is mentally fit to be in the house. #cbb #getroxyout.’

A source close to Ryan revealed to Metro.co.uk: ‘Ryan’s team have been liaising closely with Channel 5 and say that Ryan is doing absolutely fine.’

Ryan was given a warning (Picture: WENN)

It appeared the remaining housemates predicted Roxanne’s departure as Dan Osborne revealed he didn’t think she’d make it to the next eviction.

Talking to his fellow contestants, Dan said: ‘She’s been caught out and she must know she is part of the reason that Ben’s gone.’

‘And also you can hear everyone shouting get Roxanne out – like come on.’

For further information regarding mental health visit Mind.

Metro.co.uk have reached out to Roxanne, Ryan and Kelvin’s reps for comment. 

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