TV star Nadiya Hussain tells Kate Garraway about a horrifying attack by bullies when she was at school in the second episode of ITV’s Life Stories.
British-Bangladeshi baking star Nadiya candidly spoke to Kate about growing up Muslim in the UK and how she was targeted as a youngster.
In a preview clip that aired on Good Morning Britain Nadiya said about her ordeal: “I was in there and they had come in and before I knew it my head was in the loo and they were flushing it repeatedly and holding me down.
“Even to this day every time I go to the loo that image comes instantly, it just pops up into my head.
“And it got to a stage when I would deliberately not touch water like eat or drink because I didn’t want to go to the loo.”
Kate told Good Morning Britain viewers that Nadiya revealed she has scars from other attacks that her parents are not aware of.
She is set to open up about being devoted to her faith too.
In a second clip, Nadiya explained her family are afraid to leave the house when terror attacks are reported in the media.
The mum-of-three said: “When there’s terrorist acts that happen, and it’s on the news, I dread going out on those days.
“My kids have been called terrorists, people comment on their skin colour. It’s commonplace.”
The episode airs tonight at 9pm on ITV.
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Piers said: “I can’t think of anyone who I’d rather finish my run with. Kate was a wonderfully loyal colleague during my five years on Good Morning Britain and is one of my favourite people in the world.
“How she’s handled the devastating situation with Derek sums her up. She’ll be as brilliant at Life Stories as she is at everything else.”