Billie Faiers suffers traumatic side-effect from stress of Maldives wedding

Billie Faiers and Greg Shepherd looked the image of wedded bliss as they tied the knot in a stunning beachside ceremony in the Maldives this month.

But behind the scenes, it appears things weren't quite so idyllic.

As revealed by the family's Mummy Diaries reality series, Billie was under so much stress with the preparations for her big day – that her body went into shock.

As 29-year-old Billie worked around the clock to create the perfect wedding day – that was filmed for ITVBe and featured in a glossy magazine shoot – that her hair started to fall out.

In scenes filmed during the run-up to the show, Billie's partner Greg sat down with her step-dad to voice his concerns.

"Are u worried about Billie at all?" asked Dave.

Greg then admitted he and Billie had been bickering non-stop and he was getting anxious about his bride-to-be.

And Billie was also feeling the strain.

Greg revealed: "She's getting so upset and her hair's falling out with stress.

"It's really hard to see her," he added.

Dave suggested they both take some time out to relax and told Greg that Billie and Sam's mum Sue also suffers from hair loss when she's under pressure.

Earlier in the show, Billie told of the great lengths she was working towards to ensure her Maldives wedding was extra special.

She told her assistant how she'd organised personalised gift bags for her 96 guests that included sun cream, Haviana flip flops and matching swimsuits.

But problems arose as Billie learned she wasn't able to ship bottles over to the Maldives and would have to back all the sun lotion in her suitcases instead.

This week Billie and sister Sam appeared on This Morning where host Phillip Schofield grilled her over her wedding cost.

Billie laughed awkwardly as Phillip suggested she paid at least £229,000 for the accommodation, after paying for loved ones to stay in the luxury resort.

Phillip commented: “This is the Kuramathi Resort in the Maldives. So we had a look, if you were to stay there next Saturday it would be £650 a night, that would be £4,588 for a week for the superior beach villa.

“The whole week for a 100 guests, £229,000. So you must have got a deal there. £229,000 for your wedding?”

The sisters laughed and Sam said: “Not much of a deal,” before Billie added of the total: “No it wasn’t quite that.”

Phillip then grilled her further after claiming she didn’t get a discount, saying: “Right, so they did give you a deal?”

Billie then explained how while the beach huts come at a price, two families were sharing each one which helped them out with the cost.

The above costs were of the hotel accommodation, and not thought to cover the cost of the wedding itself.

According to their website the resort appears to offer two venue packages for wedding ceremonies. The resort’s website comments: “We do have Renewal of Vows services, however, please do note that this is not a legally recognized ceremony.”

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