DOCTORS have diagnosed TOWIE star Sam Faiers with Crohn's disease.

The 23-year-old from Brentwood was given the news after falling ill during her stint in Celebrity Big Brother.

In a statement, a spokesperson for Faiers said: "I can confirm that Sam has very recently been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease."

The condition which is an inflammatory bowel condition can lead to weight loss, ulcers and abdominal pain.