Rylan Clark has confessed he slept in his mum Linda’s bed during his highly-publicized divorce from his ex-husband Dan Neal last year.
The presenter, 33, lauded his Celebrity Gogglebox co-star, 69, for being his ‘full support’ and helping him find a ‘new life’ for himself amid his woes.
Revealing she also forced him to eat, Rylan previously claimed he dropped to just nine stones and was hospitalized for ‘safety reasons’ after refusing food.
Support: Rylan Clark has confessed he slept in his mum Linda’s bed during his highly-publicized divorce from his ex-husband Dan Neal last year
He’s now told OK! magazine: ‘At one point, I didn’t want to come back, I didn’t want this job any more – I didn’t want to do anything.’
In the joint interview, she chimed in: ‘He’s got this beautiful home, but he was here with me. He couldn’t sleep so I said, “Get in my bed with me.”
‘He’d lost so much weight, he was just staring all the time. I was crying all day with him, and I was forcing him to eat. ‘
Earlier this year, Rylan revealed he ‘didn’t know if he could continue to live’ following the breakdown of his marriage, which saw him take a step away from the spotlight.
Exes: The television presenter and former policeman Dan announced their split in June last year after six years together (pictured in 2015)
The TV personality shocked his fans when he temporarily gave up his BBC Radio 2 hosting duties, but has now confessed he was hospitalized for ‘safety reasons’ after refusing food.
He admitted he ‘was a danger to himself’ and ‘didn’t think he would get better’ when things were at their worst, nor that he would ‘be here today’.
At a time where drones were flying over his house and concern from his adoring supporters was mounting, Rylan revealed they couldn’t have felt lonelier.
He told The Observer: ‘It’s really strange talking about this, because I’ve not even spoken about it to my friends. I just never thought I could get that ill. ‘
Family: The presenter, 33, lauded his Celebrity Gogglebox co-star, 69, for being his ‘full support’ and helping him find a ‘new life’ for himself amid his woes
‘I went down to just over 9st and I’m 6ft 4in. It got bad. Like, very bad. And I didn’t think it would get better. I needed help. ‘
The former X Factor contestant confessed he ‘did not know himself at certain points’ and was ‘having thoughts and doing things that made him f **** d up’.
He continued: ‘I didn’t think I’d be here. I didn’t think I could continue [to work or to live]. I didn’t think I’d actually come back. I was very… gone. ‘
Rylan admitted in a recent interview with The Sun that he became ‘dangerously thin’ and ‘mentally unwell’ following his split from husband Dan Neal last year.
Wow! Revealing she also forced him to eat, Rylan previously claimed he dropped to just nine stones and was hospitalized for ‘safety reasons’ after refusing food (pictured in April 2022)
The television presenter and former policeman Dan announced their split in June last year after six years together.
And, while Rylan admits life was ‘s ** t’ after the break-up, he has since bounced back, concentrating on his health and diet while buffing up in the gym, putting on four stone.
He said, ‘I got ill and I lost weight, I went down to under ten stone – and I’m six feet four inches, so that’s not good.
‘The honest truth is that it’s been s ** t.’
Celebrity Big Brother winner Rylan took a break from his work commitments over the summer in a bid to look after himself, hailing his mother Linda as a ‘lifesaver’ in that time.
The media personality said his family had been ‘majorly worried’ about him after he ‘disappeared’ for four months this year, taking a break from public life and staying quiet on social media.
‘One of my biggest regrets this year was putting my mum through me not being well,’ they said. ‘I needed to get back to me.’
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Exes: The presenter who went through a highly publicized breakup his husband Dan Neal last year, explained that he now saw the heartbreaking event as a ‘blessing’ (Pictured in 2017)