Gogglebox star was left 'fighting for his life' after contracting coronavirus

Former Gogglebox star Jonathan Tapper was left “fighting for his life” after contracting coronavirus, his wife Nikki has revealed. Gallery: Famous people who have tested positive for COVID-19 (Wonderwall) “One night Jonathan came home from work and was unable to move,” she explained, stating her husband first experienced symptoms a month ago. He laid down on the sofa and – with no exaggeration – he stayed there for two weeks in our lounge room.” She went on to say that Jonathan’s diabetes gave them cause for concern, particularly as his symptoms worsened. Josh Tapper, Nikki and Jonathan’s son, bowed out of the show slightly earlier than the rest of his family, after landing a job at 10 Downing Street.