Tweed misses Goody memorial service

Jack Tweed missed a memorial service in honour of his late wife Jade Goody.

Jack Tweed missed a memorial service in honour of his late wife Jade Goody.

The 21-year-old club promoter did not attend the unveiling of a memorial dedicated to the reality TV star as he was filming a music video for new girl group Bubble G.

Goody’s mother Jackiey Budden – who was accompanied by her new beau Jason Cooper and Goody’s sons Bobby, six, and four-year-old Freddy – and Tweed’s mother Mary and brother Lewis attended the emotional service, which saw a memorial bench and stone revealed as a tribute to Goody.

A source said: “A few members of the family are upset to say the least. Jackiey was there and she was none too pleased.

“She knows Jack is still only a young lad and she has stuck up for him this far, but she was very angry.”

The memorial in Bermondsey, south London, was set up so friends of the star – who grew up in the area – can have a place to go when they want to be close to her and can’t manage the trip to her grave in Essex.

The stone is black and features a picture of Jade in a heart and the inscription: “A Bermondsey girl who did so well. A star for all time.”

Tweed – who married Goody a month before her death from cancer in March, and has since completed a stint in prison – has been widely criticised for his party lifestyle since his release from jail in May.

However, Goody’s former publicist Max Clifford has spoken out about Tweed’s decision not to attend the service, claiming he had only been told about it 24 hours before it took place.

Max said: “There will be a proper memorial ceremony in future, which Jack will be involved in.”

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