I went to rehab to fix my life

I went to rehab to fix my life

I went to rehab to fix my life

Danny Dyer as Mick Carter in EastEnders.

East Enders star Danny Dyer admitted to being addicted to drugs and “not being present” in his family’s life. (BBC)

Danny Dyer revealed that he went to rehab to save his marriage and his life after hitting rock bottom.

The East Enders The star took a break from playing Mick Carter on the BBC soap opera in 2017 and has now confessed to being addicted to the anxiety-inducing drug Diazepam and losing sight of what was important to him.

Dyer said Jaime Winstone is new The best night ever podcast preview from The Sun: “I turned to the heads of East Enders and I said, ‘Listen, I have to go somewhere. I’m dying’.

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“They were like, ‘Oh, okay. Uh, right ‘. And so I solved it myself and paid for it myself. “

Danny Dyer with his wife Joanne Mas.  (Getty Images)

Danny Dyer with his wife Joanne Mas. (Getty Images)

She added: “I didn’t want fresh underwear. I didn’t want a Priory type gaff. I’m not knocking on the Priory. I understand. I needed to be lying on the floor, scrubbing my cocks and just completely shredding, because what I recognized is the ego. “

The 45-year-old actor – who recently announced his departure East Enders in January 2023, after 10 years on the soap opera, he met childhood sweetheart Joanne Mas who grew up on the same estate in East London.

They had daughter Dani, 26, when they were teenagers, and later welcomed daughter Sunnie, 15, and son Arty, eight.

But Dyer admitted that he struggled with fame and was “not very present” in family life.

Danny Dyer with wife Joanne and daughter Dani in 2014. (Getty Images)

Danny Dyer with wife Joanne and daughter Dani in 2014. (Getty Images)

He said, “I became kind of a cartoon character. I created it, don’t get me wrong. I got involved in that and I lost who I was, really.

“I was doing a lot of fucking drugs. I was looking for something. There was a hole in me and I couldn’t figure out what the fuck it was.

He married Joanne in September 2016 after she made him the marriage proposal on Valentine’s Day 2015.

But just a few months after their wedding, Dyer reveals that they had separated and that he moved from the family home to live in a nearby apartment.

Danny Dyer arrives at the world premiere of Run For Your Wife in 2012.

Danny Dyer admits that fame took him down a dark path and he became a “cartoon character”. (PS)

He said he said to himself, “Okay, that’s it, you’re going to lose all of this. You will be the shadow of the man you are, you will ruin everything. You will not have any relationship with your children.

“This was my moment when I went, ‘Right.’ I was just trying to drag a fuck over the edge.”

Dyer revealed that he discovered meditative deep breathing which he can now do for up to an hour and a half and which has helped him “calm the dick.”

Dyer’s breakthrough acting role was in the British independent adult film Human trafficking in 1999.

He went on to get a “hard man” image by starring in films like The football factory And The business as well as hosting Sky TV documentary series Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men.

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Dyer joined the cast of East Enders in 2013 as Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter, alongside Kellie Bright as his wife Linda. The Carter family has become a grassroots clan of the BBC soap opera, which has experienced a drop in ratings over the past year.

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