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"We're sorry to inform everyone of the sad news that our wonderful and lovely Rebekah died unexpectedly on Wednesday night", the announcement read.

BIG Brother's transgender star Rebekah Shelton has sensationally revealed that she is NOT dead.

Tragically, news broke in the early hours of today (Friday, January 12) that Rebekah had "unexpectedly" passed away earlier this week.

However, Rebekah has posted a video to her Twitter account to explain that she is alive and well, and that a hacker gained access to her account and posted the tweet.

'Please stop spreading this news that I am dead because I am obviously not, ' she said in her hotel room.

'This person can not accept the fact that I am happy, that I've finally overcome my problems.

Her latest tweet said: 'I'm not dead!

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And fans of the actress and reality star were quick pay tribute to Rebekah and send their condolences to her family.

More recently, Rebekah appeared on ITV daytime show Judge Rinder. However, in a freaky turn of events, it turns out that the star is very much alive, and she's currently just on holiday right now.

Of being abandoned after undergoing surgery, she said: "I wanted to kill myself, it was a nightmare". I'm so sorry. I remember watching her on Big Brother a few years ago and I loved her personality.

She said she'd spent a month in hospital and had little support from her family during her initial surgical transition process, leaving her feel very alone and isolated. She also briefly starred in an episode of "Hollyoaks".

She started living as a woman in 2012.

"I am the happiest I've ever been in myself, but I lost so much along the way", she told OK! magazine at the time. She began by dressing up in heels on nights' out and wearing friends' clothes and was advised to live as a woman for a year before making a decision about surgery.