Danniella Westbrook shares sweet selfie with rarely-seen lookalike daughter

Ex-Eastenders star Danniella Westbrook has shared a snap with her 20-year-old daughter Jodie online and the pair look like they could be mistaken for sisters.

The star rarely shares pictures of her daughter but she proudly showed her off in her recent social media update.

She captioned the post: “Today and everyday I feel gratitude for my bb bell Jodie for forgiving me and letting her back in my life. She makes my whole heart."

Danniella has publicly struggled with addiction for many years and previously confessed to trying drugs for the first time at the age of 14.

She landed a role on BBC’s Eastenders at 16, which fuelled her addiction and resulted in a collapsed septum due to substance abuse.

Danniella has also had her jaw completely rebuilt after her facial bones collapsed.

She was eventually diagnosed with osteoporosis, caused by excessive cocaine use.

The actress has confessed that at one point she hadn’t had contact with her daughter Jodie for three years.

Back in 2019 Daniella said: "I haven't spoken to Jodie for three years. She's gorgeous. Look, it's very difficult, especially since I've been ill.”

“Jodie is doing her life and she's doing very well, she's done brilliantly at school and now she's in college and she's doing great."

"Her dad is a great dad and he's doing what's best for her right now."

Her son Kai has a podcast and she appeared as a guest where she opened up about her relationship with his sister: “It's caused you nothing but heartache and pain. It's about consistency, love, nurturing, and stability."

"I haven't always given you that. All right, I was clean for 14 years, but before that your life was s***.”

"I'm not going to beat around the bush. You might have looked like you had everything in the world, but your life was s*** because I wasn't present."

The 48-year-old mum of two also admitted to Kai that since getting herself back on track, she runs everything by her kids: "I don't make a decision today in my life."

"Whether that's financially, where I'm living, what I'm doing, without consulting you and Jodie."

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