Roxanne Pallet: I nearly died on tour
- Bang Showbiz
- 28 July 2013
Roxanne Pallett thought she was going to die when she suffered a fit following a "severe" kidney infection which left her whole body numb
Roxanne Pallett nearly died after suffering a "severe" kidney infection on the 'Rocky Horror Show' tour.
The 30-year-old beauty - who is dating Harry Neale - feared her life was coming to an end when she woke up in the middle of the night to find out she was having a fit and her whole body had gone numb, her skin had turned green and she couldn't open her mouth to speak.
She said: "I woke up suddenly at about 5am while we were on tour with the show.
"I was actually having a fit - I had a severe kidney infection that had travelled to other parts of my body and it was pretty serious.
"Harry called an ambulance and I was admitted to hospital where I nearly died.
"Someone had administered me a drug either too quickly or that was too high a dosage and I had a very bad reaction to it.
"My whole body went numb, I couldn't open my mouth to speak, my hearing and my sight were both diminishing. I remember I was crying, alarms were going off around me, my skin turned green and my lips turned blue.
"I looked up at Harry and said, 'Goodbye,' because I thought I was going to die."
Despite the traumatic time, Roxanne made a full recovery and returned to tour - on which she plays Janet Weiss - shortly afterwards.
She added to OK! magazine: "I'm fine now. I left the hospital after three days because I had to get back on tour - not that the doctors agreed with my decision.
"Harry took me home and we've been inseparable ever since."