Sandra Sully enters the South African jungle on “I’m A Celebrity”


She had a terrifying health scare she described as a ‘mini-stroke’ last year. 

But that didn’t stop Channel Ten newsreader Sandra Sully from entering the South African jungle on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here, on Monday night. 

Initially surprising the camp mates behind a wooden box, the popular newsreader dove straight to the country’s biggest headlines.

This just in! Ten newsreader Sandra Sully enters the South African jungle on 'I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here'... after revealing details of her own health crisis

This just in! Ten newsreader Sandra Sully enters the South African jungle on 'I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here'... after revealing details of her own health crisis

This just in! Ten newsreader Sandra Sully enters the South African jungle on ‘I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here’… after revealing details of her own health crisis

Her top stories being the resignation of deputy PM Barnaby Joyce and the latest American school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which was met with shock and surprise.

Appearing emotional, boxer Danny Green was in a state of disbelief at the school shooting, which saw 17 people dead. 

‘It just blew me away,’ he said.    

What's the latest? The newsreader's top stories were the resignation of Barnaby Joyce as leader of the Nationals and deputy PM, along with the latest US school shooting

What's the latest? The newsreader's top stories were the resignation of Barnaby Joyce as leader of the Nationals and deputy PM, along with the latest US school shooting

What’s the latest? The newsreader’s top stories were the resignation of Barnaby Joyce as leader of the Nationals and deputy PM, along with the latest US school shooting

While lingerie model Simone Holtznagel said she lives in America and so many people have no ‘want or need for a gun,’ yet still have them.  

She then appeared to endorse Australia’s gun buy back scheme after hearing the news, which took place after the Port Arthur massacre.

Sandra’s visit to the jungle comes after she spoke candidly to the Australian Women’s Weekly in January about doctors finding white spots on her brain.  

Heath crisis! It comes after the veteran newsreader revealed the details of her own health crisis, saying doctors found white spots on her brain

Heath crisis! It comes after the veteran newsreader revealed the details of her own health crisis, saying doctors found white spots on her brain

Heath crisis! It comes after the veteran newsreader revealed the details of her own health crisis, saying doctors found white spots on her brain

The well-respected journalist said she thought something was wrong when she was struggling to read autocue lines and became uneasy on her feet.

After waking up one day feeling uneasy, she almost collapsed.

I’d lost my balance. I had to hold the wall,’ she explained.  

Warning signs! The glamorous newsreader said she was first alarmed after struggling to read the autocue and being uneasy on her feet

Warning signs! The glamorous newsreader said she was first alarmed after struggling to read the autocue and being uneasy on her feet

Warning signs! The glamorous newsreader said she was first alarmed after struggling to read the autocue and being uneasy on her feet

However, despite her left arm going dead and a niggling pressure point in her head, she soldiered on and attended the Logies. 

‘The next day I just knew I wasn’t right. It took me forever to mouth a sentence and I just didn’t feel sharp,’ she admitted.   

As an ambassador for the Stroke Foundation, Sandra knew she had to listen to her body and seek medical attention sooner-than-later. 

‘I thought I was having a mini-stroke,’ she said.

The media personality said the MRI revealed white spots on her brain and she was suffering migraines without a headache.

Sandra has since told Daily Mail Australia that while ‘some days are better than others’ she is feeling a lot better and is regularly monitoring her health and checking in with her GP.  

She said doctors gave her the ‘thumbs up’  and were ‘really excited about 2018 and being back at the News desk.’





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