The heavily pregnant partner of British lesbian retail guru Mary Portas has fallen and broken her ankle days before her due date.
Melanie Rickey broke her ankle her three places after ‘blacking out’ and is now in a wheelchair.
The fashion editor for Grazia magazine tweeted that she would need an operation.
‘Yes :( screws/plates n everyfing,’ she posted on Twitter.
The 39-year-old is expecting her first child. Portas, who shot to fame with her Queen of Shops TV show, has two children from a previous marriage to Graham Portas.