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Irish reality star Jeremy McConnell jailed for skipping community service

Former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Jeremy McConnell has been jailed for failing to attend court ordered community service.

The Irish star, from Swords in Dublin, will face 18 weeks behind bars.

It's after McConnell violated terms of the 12 month suspended sentence he was handed in August for attacking former girlfriend and mother of his son, Stephanie Davis.

The 27 year old was told he would be jailed at Cardiff Magistrates Court on Thursday.

He reportedley skipped the community service to get a hair transplant in Turkey.

Before heading to court, McConnell wrote on Instagram: "If I don’t see yas have a good Christmas."

He was found guilty of assaulting Davis at an address in Rainhill, Merseyside on March 10.

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