Sandra Martin moving into retirement home
23 October 2018 - 8:00 AM

Sandra Martin moving into retirement home

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Former "Gogglebox" star Sandra Martin is moving into a retirement home.

The 56-year-old reality star - who starred in the Channel 4 show alongside best pal Sandi Bogle from its beginnings in 2013 until her exit in 2017 - was made homeless and jumping between hotels after quitting the show, but she has now revealed she's been given a place in an old people's home.

On bouncing back after having to accept benefits after spending the money she made on the programme - which reportedly earns stars around £1,500 a month - Sandra told The Sun Online: "When I left the show I had to give up my house so I hit the road.

"I went to live in hotels from July to December. I went back on benefits but I'm not on them anymore at the moment because I'm doing panto.

"I was homeless and penniless but I'm back now. I'm queen bee."

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On the facilities at the home, including "three-course meals for £5", she said: "It's an old people's home. I thought I'd go in now because the kids are going to put me in there anyway.

"I've got a red button in each room, there's be everyone downstairs on their zimmer frames, I've got three three-course meals every day for a fiver. I love it.

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"I'm so happy to be there and it's so warm and clean and it's brand new.

"There's security and a lift to go upstairs, there's a big front room and a shop downstairs.

"Right now I'm in temporary accommodation."

Sandra revealed details of her new home after she revealed she is set to get married in February.

It will be the fourth marriage for the TV star after proposing to her boyfriend.

In a series of tweets, Sandra - who is also known as Queen Bee - wrote: "NOT ONLY I GOT A NEW PERMANENT HOME WHOOP WHOOP. I GOT A NEW PERMANENT RELATIONSHIP WITH MY BOYFRIEND AND TING XXX.

"PLEASE TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE SET A DATE FOR WEDDING AND TING XXX

"Yes yes yes..he said YES YES. AM GETTING MARRIED AGAIN. MY 4TH MARRIAGE. BOOYACKA XXX (sic)"

Sandra then posted a video in which she explained that she was selecting an engagement ring for her unnamed beau.

She said in the clip: "I'm just getting my fiancé his engagement ring. I hope he gets me one! Yes, Queen Bee life. I've been married three times and divorced, but I'm getting married again! Valentine's Day. I proposed to him and he said yes. Uh oh! Anyway, I know that was a big surprise, but we're in love."

And in the caption, she wrote: "LOOKING FORWARD TO TO MY ENGAGEMENT RING FROM METO U..AND YOU TO ME (sic)"

Since announcing the news, Sandra has since pinned a new tweet to her profile, in which she displayed a picture of herself with her boyfriend and claimed he was the reason for her recent move to Birmingham from her home in Brixton, South London.

She wrote: "CAN I INTRODUCED YOU GUYS TO MY PERMANENT BOYFRIEND. HIS THE REAL.REASON I.MOVED TO BIRMINGHAM AND TING XXX. (sic)"

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