Robbie details what really happened in Take That and mental health struggles

Robbie Williams has spoken candidly about the mental health struggles Take That suffered, while reflecting on 25 years in the entertainment industry .

The singer was promoting his upcoming Netflix documentary on Good Morning Britain and speaking to showbiz correspondent Richard Arnold in a pre-recorded interview, Robbie spoke of the difficult experiences he and his Take That bandmates faced at the height of their boyband fame.

Robbie said: "Look at Take That. Mark Owen's been to rehab and had his struggles, Gary [Barlow] has talked about his Bulimia and his agoraphobia and what happened straight after Take That."

He continued: "Howard [Donald] talked about wanting to commit suicide after Take That ended and Jason [Orange] just can't be in the band because he can't deal with it because it's too much. And then there's me."

He added: "So that's what really happened."

Speaking about One Direction, he said in a concerned tone: "Time will tell. It's still pretty much early days even though the band have been split up for a while. I wish them love and I wish them safety. They're all good boys."

Robbie, 48, and his wife Ayda Field recently threw an epic mermaid-themed bash to mark their youngest daughter Coco's fourth birthday.

The singer his model wife, 43, have been enjoying a sun-soaked family holiday in Ibiza but still made sure their daughter's big day was celebrated in style.

The famous couple, who are also parents to Teddy, nine, Charlie, seven, and two year old Beau, pulled out all of the stops for Coco's birthday and transformed the villa they're residing in with a string of colourful decorations.

In a video Ayda shared on Instagram, a vibrant balloon display could be seen and many ocean-themed decorations, which had been scattered across a dining table, were also visible.

Robbie's new documentary is set to be released in 2023.

Netflix have described the series as “an unfiltered, in-depth examination of a global icon and natural-born entertainer who had to navigate the highs and lows of being in the limelight for more than 30 years”.


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