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Gemma Collins - Charlie King says TOWIE pals ditched him as they 'didn’t get his mental health struggle' - dailystar.co.uk
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Charlie King says TOWIE pals ditched him as they 'didn’t get his mental health struggle'
The Only Way Is Essex pals after they struggled to understand his mental health struggle last year.The former TOWIE star, 36, first opened up about his battle with body dysmorphia back in October when he appeared on the popular Channel 4 chat show, Steph’s Packed Lunch.And over the past year the fitness coach has been working hard to improve his mental health by attending regular therapy sessions and helping raise awareness for the condition on his social media.Now, speaking exclusively to Daily Star, the TV hunk has opened up about how his fellow ITVBe co-stars supported him after he shared his relationship with body dysmorphia on the beloved daytime show.He said: “I think it was something that a lot of people connected with what I had to say and my friends who are in the industry, they understand we all feel that pressure from time to time.But not all of his co-stars were as understanding about his mental health journey as the reality star revealed how he was forced to cut ties with some of his fellow TOWIE stars.Charlie added: “I was in such a low place that I couldn’t be the person that they [his friends] wanted me to be and some people stayed around and supported me and other people didn’t get it and I had to remove them.“[But] The people that have been supportive and got in touch over the past year, they're the ones that I've stuck close to.”“It’s been a massive learning curve,” he noted.When asked which one of his celebrity friends struggled to support him during the particularly dark period in his life, he revealed that it was his friendship with Gemma Collins which had deteriorated over the last 12 months.The fitness guru continued: “As I say, me and Gemma Collins haven’t spoken for a year now [and] we were
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