Rylan Clark claims he became “dangerously thin” and “mentally ill” after his marriage to Dan Neal broke up.
The TV presenter, 33, and former police officer Dan announced their separation in June this year after spending six years together, with Rylan claiming his weight dropped to 9.13 pounds after he “failed to manage what had happened “.
And, as Rylan admits life was “** t” after the breakup, he’s since rebounded, focusing on his health and nutrition while honing in the gym, putting on four stones.
Harsh times: Rylan Clark, 33, says he became “dangerously thin” and “mentally ill” after his marriage to Dan Neal broke up
The former X Factor competitor told The Sun on Sunday: “I got sick and lost weight, went down to less than ten stones – and I’m six feet four inches tall, so that’s not good. .
“The honest truth is, it was crap.”
Rylan, a former Celebrity Big Brother winner, took a hiatus from his work commitments over the summer in an effort to take care of himself, hailing his mother Linda as a “lifeguard” around this time.
No more: Rylan and ex-cop Dan announced their separation in June this year after spending six years together, with Rylan claiming his weight dropped to 9 pounds after the split
The media personality said his family had been “mostly worried” about him after he had been “missing” for four months this year, taking a break from public life and remaining silent on social media.
“One of my biggest regrets this year was making my mom feel bad,” he said. “I needed to come back to myself. “
Rylan was back on TV screens in September of this year to present Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two.
Bounce back: While Rylan admits life was ‘** t’ after the breakup, he has since rebounded, focusing on his health and nutrition while perfecting his skills at the gym, putting on four stones
Make changes: Enlisted the help of a fitness guru in a bid to feel more confident after parting ways with Dan, giving fans a glimpse of his progress on social media
He enlisted the help of a fitness guru in an effort to gain more self-confidence after breaking up with Dan.
“Getting in shape and taking care of my body saved me. Fitness gave me a goal, ”said Rylan.
The movie star reduced her alcohol intake and ate between seven and nine small meals a day, as well as snacks.
Return: Rylan was back on TV screens in September this year to present Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, but he admits his family worried about him when he took time off
And he insists the changes positively influenced his mental health in addition to the physical benefits.
He said: “I decided to take care of myself for a change instead of worrying about everyone.
“Last year I really got lost. I wanted to recover and make a better version.
Rylan and his ex Dan met when Dan was a roommate on Big Brother’s 14th series in 2013, with Rylan hosting the spinoff show Big Brother’s Bit On The Side.
The former couple tied the knot in November 2015 after Dan asked Rylan to marry him in Paris.
The plan: The movie star cut back on his alcohol intake and had between seven and nine small meals a day, along with snacks, with Rylan saying the changes have helped him both physically and mentally.