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Will Young considered self-harm over mental health issues

British singer Will Young] Has Revealed He Considered Breaking His Own Leg To Get Out Of Performing On U.k. Tv Show {Strictly Come Dancing.
Will, who has previously revealed he suffers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), made the admission in an interview with writer Bryony Gordon on the British newspaper The Telegraph’s Mad World podcast.
The Leave Right Now singer first shared details of his health problems last October (16) days after he quit U.K. show Strictly Come Dancing, citing “personal reasons” for walking away from the ballroom dance competition.
Will shared things got so bad with his PTSD during rehearsals for the popular dance show that he considered self-harming.
“I was really ill. I was dragging myself to rehearsals. I just couldn’t do it any more,’ he explained. “It was so bad I thought – I’m not joking – I thought about breaking my leg.”
He also revealed that a search for a cure to his mental health issues has cost him “at least half a million quid (pounds)” in charges for therapy, which has included three stays in a clinic.
The 38-year-old sensationally quit the BBC TV talent show after he clashed with former head judge Len Goodman when he criticised the lack of salsa steps in Will’s Bollywood routine.
In an interview with The Times magazine on Saturday (27May17) he insisted the judge’s comments were not the reason for his decision to quit the show.
“It was important for me to leave Strictly for my own wellbeing,” Will explained. “It certainly wasn’t because Len Goodman dissed my salsa – I mean, come on!”
“I love dance, and because of the stuff that was going on personally, I just wasn’t enjoying the dancing,” he added.

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