Jodie Marsh shows off tiny waist on This Morning (but nothing can distract from her teapot shoes)
15:02 GMT, 18 June 2012
Jodie Marsh appeared on ITV's This Morning wearing a pair of very eye catching shoes shaped like teapots.
She was snapped outside the studio earlier today in a bizarre combination of flaming red hair, leopard print and flower dress and very domesticated footwear
Speaking to This Morning hosts Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby she revealed that taking up bodybuilding was what stopped her from committing suicide.
Neither short nor stout: Jodie Marsh was showing off her slim physique in a pair of eye-catching teapot shoes
Jodie spoke about how her former partying lifestyle had led her down a dark past.
'Everywhere I went people were nasty to me,' Jodie explained. 'They would shout abuse at me in the street – they would abuse every part of my face and body – my boobs, my face, my nose… it was just constant abuse.
She said she had thought about ending life when she 'genuinely got to the point where I just couldn't take it anymore.'
Bodybuilding and a healthy lifestyle became her saviour but she said it would not have happened had it not been for some very straight advice from her brother.
From glamour model to gold medal champion: Jodie Marsh describes how bodybuilding brought her back from the brink of suicide
WrSmiling again: Jodie spoke about the days when she partied so much it drove her into depression and how some harsh advice from her brother made her turn her life around
'He said “sort yourself out – you
don't eat healthily, you don't exercise, you don't do anything other
then you're paid to party”'
'I'm not depressed now, I'm the happiest I've ever been in my life.'
was also given the opportunity to respond to the claims that her range
of workout products launched last week contain banned substances.
contains dimethylamylamine which is banned in professional
competitions, meaning that Miss Marsh cannot use the product herself as
she competes in bodybuilding.
Jodie Marsh shows that she has not completely abandoned her modelling career, happily posing for the cameras
‘It’s not unsafe, ‘ Jodie said in the interview.
‘We wouldn't be able to sell it if it was not safe, but it’s just that I can't use it because I have to be tested before shows.’
– only one – of the supplements, which is a pre-workout drink to give
you energy, is banned in some federations within professional athletes.’
She also spoke about staying veggie on a high-protein diet revealing she eats 24 eggs a day.
Speaking about relationships Jodie revealed that she find celebrity men fake and said that they are not like 'real men'.
'My past boyfriends recently have been builders and plumbers' She said on the show earlier today.
I didn't do myself any favours by picking the wrong men – whether they
were famous or not – I just went out with the wrong men because I was
looking for love. I wanted the fairytale.'
Jodie flexes her bicep and shows off a minute waist in preparation for her interview