British reality TV star Jade Goody dies of cancer

A July 19, 2007 file photo Jade Goody. Jade Goody, a dental assistant turned reality-TV star whose whirlwind journey from poverty to celebrity to tragedy became a national soap opera and morality tale in Britain, has died. The 27-year-old had cancer and died in her sleep early Sunday March 22, 2009 at her home in Essex, southeast England, her publicist Max Clifford said.