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05th Feb 2022

Martin King’s wife Jenny gives update after brain surgery

She’s recovering at home.

Martin King’s wife Jenny McCarthy has given her followers an update undergoing brain surgery this week.

Recovering at home after enduring surgery to have her brain tumour removed, the celebrity photographer took to Instagram to share a health update.

Sharing a selfie on Friday evening, Jenny posed with her husband as she showed off the bandages covering her head.

She wrote: “And just like that, Professor Ciarán Bolger decided to let me home to relax. I’ve never been so grateful, grateful to have the last week behind me.”

“It looks great, just one more little test to come back. But for now it’s time to chill out in the couch and start the road to getting Jenny back to where she actually belongs.”


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Earlier this week, Jenny sent out another update ahead of her surgery, telling her followers: “I thought I’d never see this day. I’m on the other side of surgery and it’s just great.

“A brain tumour was removed and to Professor Ciarán Bolger’s knowledge, he seems to have taken it all.

“I am so grateful to have a wonderful surgeon and incredible hospital staff. Thank you too every single one of you for saying prayers and lighting candles.

“To my husband and family and the PHOTOSBYJEN team (Jen, Matthew & Amy) I’m in hospital until Sat/Sun. chat very soon.”

Jenny revealed last month that she had to have her tumour removed after it, unfortunately, grew back. Jenny had a benign tumour in 2011 which she also had removed.

On Instagram, she said: “Some of you may already know that I had a brain tumour removed successfully in 2011 by an incredible person, Professor Ciarán Bolger at Beaumont Hospital.

“Unfortunately after a recent brain scan, it seems there is new activity. This means there is some “swollen tissue” which is probably a tumour growing back. Good news is, it’s not malignant and Professor Bolger will need to carry out some brain surgery to remove it.”