By Nicole Eggenberger
Britney Haynes and Nathan “Ryan” Godwin are asking for prayers. The “Big Brother” star and her husband revealed in a recent Facebook message and tweet that their 2-month-old daughter Tilly has been diagnosed with cancer.
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Haynes, 27, who competed on “Big Brother” in 2010 and 2012, wrote on Facebook (via TMZ), “On September 1st, we were among the daily 720 sets of parents to be absolutely devastated with a Childhood Cancer diagnosis. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Please take the time to pray for all these children, our sweet baby included. We appreciate each and every one.”
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In her first tweet since Aug. 31, Haynes wrote on Saturday (Sept. 14), “Thank you for all of the thoughts, wishes, and prayers for my precious girl. She’s everything to me. #PrayforTilly.” She also posted an adorable professional-looking photo of her baby girl swaddled in a white blanket with a bow on her head while sleeping in a basket.
Haynes and Godwin, who were high school sweethearts and married in March 2012, welcomed their first child, Tilly, on July 13. “My life changed on July 13th and will never be the same!” Haynes tweeted at the time. “My sweet little girl is happy, healthy, and amazing. Tilly Elizabeth; 8lbs 3oz!”