Brit Reality Star Prepares to Die on Camera
Jade Goody's decision prompts questions of who is exploiting whom
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 20, 2009 10:20 AM CST
British reality television personality Jade Goody, who is battling cancer, leaves her home in Upshire, England, Thursday Feb. 19, 2009.   (AP Photo/Stefan Rousseau-pa)
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(Newser) – Ever since she appeared on Big Brother at age 21, Jade Goody has captivated a British public willing to eat up every detail of the working-class reality star's life. Now that the 27-year-old has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, the public may have the chance to watch her die, reports the New York Times.

"I know some people don't like what I'm doing, but at this point, I don't really care what other people think," says Goody, who has sold the story rights to her final days to a British tabloid. "I've lived in front of the cameras. And maybe I'll die in front of them."