Deborah James gives husband blessing to move on after her death but warns: ‘Don’t marry a bimbo’

Deborah have been married for 13 years (Picture: Getty Images)

‘He’s a handsome man, I’m, like, “Don’t be taken for a ride, don’t marry a bimbo, find someone else who can make you laugh like we did [together]”.’ 


Deborah and banker Sebastien have been married for 13 years and she has previously described him as her ‘rock’ throughout her health ordeal.

The 40-year-old author was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer in 2016 and has since had 17 tumours removed and countless other surgeries for bleeding and infections. 

Deborah has amazed the nation with her bravery since moving to hospice care (Picture: @bowelbabe, Instagram)

Earlier this year, she was rushed to hospital with an emergency and almost died. 

However, during her recovery, she found a light-hearted moment of comfort with Sebastien, revealing: ‘When I had my bleed, my family thought I wouldn’t be alive in the morning and I lay awake all night with Seb next to me. 

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‘I did all my deathbed confessions to him, which was hilarious as we’ve been together for ever. I was, like, “You know I never kissed that guy”.’ 

Deborah has chosen to die at her parents’ home to spare her children the memory of having her die in their family home in London.

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