Luke and Cody aren’t the only ones who are personally invested in this week’s House Rules charity challenge.
Hagan reveals his close mate was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer while he and fancee Claire were competing on the show.
‘It was really hard not being there with him,’ Hagan tells New Idea. ‘It hit home when we did the charity house.’
The pair have been mates for 12 years and met playing football when they were teenagers.
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