CHANELLE Hayes posed in a sexy red dress for Christmas as she showed off her incredible nine stone weight loss.
The 34-year-old had gastric sleeve surgery last year and has continued to shed the pounds in recent months.
Chanelle posed in front of the white Christmas tree in a button up red dress with a plunging neckline.
She completed the look with a Santa hat and matching red lipstick.
Sharing the post to Instagram she confessed she celebrated two versions of Christmas, the more glamorous one and then the casual event with family.
“Christmas on Instagram vs Christmas in reality. I hope you all had a lovely day yesterday. For those that didn’t, sending loads of virtual love and hugs. Feeling very very grateful ❤️❤️❤️,” she captioned the post.
Her Christmas reality featured a makeup-less look in her PJs and on the couch snuggled up to her two sons and parents.
“Gorgeous ❤️,” one of her fans commented.
Another added: “🔥🔥 ❤️❤️ beautiful as ever.”
And a third wrote: “Omg you look amazing ❤️🔥.”
After her incredible weight loss, she’s been left with lots of excess skin but her dreams of having further surgery have been put on hold.
The mum-of-two explained: “I have looked into surgery, but being a student nurse you only get two weeks off in the summer so I don’t have the time to recuperate and treat patients safely, so that is on the burner now until I qualify.
“But it is something I have looked into but I need to put my education first and make sure that I am prioritising and really I can’t take the recovery time off at the minute.”
The star, who lost half a stone in just three weeks recently using the MuscleFood Goal Getters plan, revealed she’s feeling better than ever though.
She told us: “I feel really good. If any one person can tell you they love every part of their body, I just feel like introduce me to that person. Nobody is perfect.
“People might look at my body and be like ‘I want to look like that’, but others might be like ‘that’s disgusting, put it away’, so there are definitely bits that I would like to tweak and maybe like enhance.”
Chanelle added: “But if you are asking about my body compared to a year ago.. oh my god, let me run naked through Trafalgar Square immediately.”
At the height of her fame in 2009, the former Big Brother star weighed 8.5stone, barely eating and taking laxatives to try and achieve a WAG body – skinny with big boobs.
Unable to find a happy medium, Chanelle would binge eat Dominos pizzas and her weight spiralled out of control.
At her heaviest, she felt too ashamed to leave the house and was at risk of developing diabetes.
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