He wants to look the best he can’: Jeremy McConnell shows off shocking blood-stained face after undergoing hair and beard transplant in Turkey
Famed for his dashing model looks and dark glossy curls, the reality star looked worlds away from his usual self following the surgery at the Hair of Istanbul clinic.
The former Celebrity Big Brother star, 27, hopes the operation will make him look the ‘best he can’ as he propels himself back into the spotlight in upcoming projects.
‘He wants to look the best he can’: Jeremy McConnell showed off his shocking blood-stained face (L) after he underwent hair and beard transplant in Turkey
In the gruesome pictures, the Irish model looked like he was in pain as he showcased the blood-stained irritation across his tender face.
Another shocking snap revealed the television hunk layered up in bandages as he begins his recovery from the transplants.
Painful: Another shocking snap revealed the television hunk layered up in bandages as he begins his recovery from the transplants
In recent weeks, Jeremy, who is a recovering addict, claimed to have kept cocaine in his luxury villa.
In video obtained by The Sun Online, the reality star was filmed boasting about his class-A contraband, despite running the risk of being arrested and sentenced up to 24 years if found with the illegal substance.
In the clip, the Dubliner can be seen in a rust-coloured T-shirt, showcasing his intricate tattoos as he addressed his prohibited stash.
Speaking to those around him, he said: ‘You are all chickens. I’ve got coke in that f***ing villa, sitting there waiting for my nose to come. I don’t give a f**k.’
According to the Foreign Office, the Irish model could run the risk of falling foul to Turkey’s strict drug laws and face 24 years in prison should he be approached by authorities and found with any illegal substances during his trip.
Image in the limelight: Famed for his dashing model looks and dark glossy curls, the Irish model (pictured in February 2016) knows how to command attention
A spokesperson for the star told MailOnline that he was merely joking in the video, saying: ‘It is well known that Jeremy is still in recovery from his addiction. Jeremy likes to make light-hearted jokes about drug use which can sometimes be misconstrued.