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Bafta TV Awards 2021: Maya Jama forced to miss bash after suffering food poisoning from raw tuna

Maya Jama is suffering from food poisoning and was forced to miss the Baftas (Picture: Instagram/Getty

Poor Maya Jama is recovering at home after suffering food poisoning having eaten some ‘posh raw tuna s**t’ which made her physically ill, forcing her to drop out of the 2021 TV Baftas.

The TV star shared on Instagram that she had been vomiting all day and felt ‘sad’ not to attend the bash at London’s Television Centre where she was due to present an award.

The 26-year-old already had her red carpet outfit picked out to hang with the stars, such as Oti Mabuse and Michaela Coel, on the night to celebrate the best and brightest in British TV.

Sadly she is no longer able to wear it but vowed to stick it on to go to the shops in order to cheer herself up. Get your money’s worth, Maya!

The radio presenter wrote on Instagram on Sunday: ‘So saddddd I won’t be at the Baftas today,’ she wrote on her Instagram Story.

‘I ate that posh raw tuna s**t and have been [sick] all day. Was supposed to wear the dress of dreams also I might have to wear it to the shop next week to feel better.’ She also added a vomit emoji and three face palm emoji to hammer the point home.

Maya said she had been sick all day after dining on raw tuna (Picture: Instagram)

Anthology series Small Axe is leading this year’s awards after receiving a staggering 15 nominations at the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards.

These include leading actor for John Boyega who starred as real life police officer Leroy Logan in the Small Axe film Red, White and Blue, while Shaun Parkes has also earned a nod for his performance as Frank Crichlow in Mangrove.

The Crown has brought in 10 nominations for Netflix, which include leading actor for Josh O’Connor who played Prince Charles, supporting actor for Tobias Mezies who starred as Prince Philip and supporting actress for Helena Bonham Carter who took on the role of Princess Margaret in season 4.

Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You has received wide recognition with an impressive eight nominations. These include a leading actress nod for Coel, leading actor for Paapa Essiedu, supporting actress for Weruche Opia and best mini-series.

Normal People has earned seven nominations, with Paul Mescal scooping a leading actor nod and Daisy Edgar-Jones landing leading actress.

For the full list of nominations head here.


Credit: Original article published here.

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