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Tweed started his career as Jade Goody's partner. He became widely known in 2007 after being on Celebrity Big Brother UK. He caused controversy when he called housemate Shilpa Shetty a "cunt" and "Paki" and said that she should remove objects from the toilet with her teeth. After Celebrity Big Brother, Goody miscarried his child in 2007. He married her on 22 February 2009 and she died of cervical cancer a month later. He appeared in 2010 ITV2 programme The Only Way Is Essex. In 2010, he had a relationship with Chanelle Hayes.
Tweed has had several legal issues. These include an 18-month prison sentence in September 2008 for assault occasioning actual bodily harm for attacking a 16-year-old boy with a golf club in December 2006. In March 2009, he was found guilty of common assault for attacking a taxi driver in May 2008. He was charged with the rape of a 19-year-old woman but the court said that he did not do it. In January 2011 he punched a man, for which he was convicted of common assault in August 2011.