Rylan Clark has revealed he was taken to hospital twice after ‘heart stopped’ last year.
The TV personality, 33, admitted he went through a scary ordeal during his split from husband Dan Neal, 43.
Speaking at the launch of his new book Ten: The Decade That Changed My Future, he said: ‘I was not only mentally ill but physically ill. “
Health scare: Rylan Clark, 33, revealed he was rushed to hospital twice after ‘heart stopped’ last year.
After the breakup of a six-year marriage, the movie lover took five months out of the spotlight due to his declining health.
He previously claimed to have dropped to just 9 ice cubes, which resulted in him being hospitalized for ‘safety reasons’ after refusing food.
He told the audience at the Royal Festival Hall in London: ‘Twice last year I was in the back of an ambulance because my heart failed.
Example: After the breakdown of a six-year marriage, the movie buff took five months out of the spotlight due to his declining health (pictured with ex-husband Dan Neal in 2017)
After arriving at the hospital, he was given an injection to help his heart start beating more normally again.
Say: ‘I just remember the shot going on and suddenly this feeling from the middle of your body, both dimensions, almost swept you, and you just stopped and my heart stopped.
‘There are only seven faces and this bright light just looks at me. And then I took a breath. And they were like, ‘He’s in a normal rhythm’.
‘I said, ‘What’s going on? ”
Need help: He was given an injection to help his heart start beating more normally
He went on to say that family members believed he was just suffering but he was sure it was more serious.
‘I know it’s not right. Turns out my heart had to be restarted. I remember I put resus and I wore all these pads with all these cords and didn’t understand what it was’.
He continued: ‘Only then did I say, ‘What are the pads for? ‘ And they said, ‘If you’re not breathing… because we’re going to have to restart you electrically’.
Doctor needed: He went on to say family members believed he was suffering but he was certain it was more serious
‘You don’t even think about it when you’re there. So I was not only sick mentally but also physically sick. ‘
It comes after Rylan revealed his body ‘stopped working’ and that his mother Linda was convinced he was suffering a stroke over his health issues.
The presenter admitted he couldn’t even speak and gave a ‘slurred speech’ while on leave from work.
Now, appearing on Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place podcast, the TV personality said: ‘My body has completely shut down. I will not eat. I went through a period where I couldn’t even speak, which for some people can be quite helpful.
Maternal care: It comes after Rylan revealed his body ‘stops working’ and that his mother Linda (pictured) was convinced he was suffering a stroke over his health issues
‘My speech was just slurred. My mother thought I had a stroke. My body just went. I was relegated to 9th and I am 6 meters 4.’
A die-hard Eurovision fan, he has been a semi-finalist commentator since 2018 but his notable absence from the 2021 competition has raised red flags among friends.
Rylan continued: ‘Two days before I was due to do Eurovision, everyone knew when I was not at Eurovision, something was wrong.
‘If I had done that, I probably wouldn’t have fallen so quickly. And when I say no quickly, it feels like minutes. I felt like I was hit and I closed the door. ‘
Former Celebrity Big Brother housemate, who claims he hasn’t stopped working since starring on The X Factor in 2012, confessed he ‘needs’ a break.
He said: ‘It was tough but thinking back, I needed to stop. Maybe it’s a combination of 10 years. I haven’t stopped since my day on The X Factor.
‘Nothing stops. I don’t regret stopping. I really feel that if I had tried to move on, maybe I could have handled things better personally. I don’t regret that I stopped. ‘
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Sad ending: He previously claimed to have dropped to just 9 stone, which resulted in him being hospitalized for ‘safety reasons’ after refusing food during his split with Dan (pictured) year 2017)
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