britney haynes baby tilly cancer big brother 'Big Brother's' Britney Haynes' baby Tilly diagnosed with cancerSome sad news from the “Big Brother” family. Britney Haynes, who played on the popular reality TV show in Season 12 and Season 14, has revealed that her baby, Tilly Elizabeth, who was born July 13, has been diagnosed with cancer.

Haynes writes on her Facebook page, “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 of these children, our sweet baby included. We appreciate each and every one.”

Haynes later tweets, “Thank you for all of the thoughts, wishes, and prayers for my precious girl. She’s everything to me. #PrayforTilly,” along with the above picture of her baby.

Dick Donato, who played the game in Season 8 and Season 13, confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, “Yes, she sent out a text to a lot of BB people before going public.” He adds that she informed the “Big Brother” family “a couple weeks ago.”

Haynes, a “BB” fan favorite, married husband Nathan “Ryan” Godwin in March 2012. There is no word yet as to what kind of cancer Tilly has or what the prognosis is.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."