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I drank for 2 weeks straight and had suicidal thoughts after injury nearly killed me, says Dancing On Ice’s Nile Wilson

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DANCING On Ice star Nile Wilson has opened up about the suicidal thoughts he had after suffering a series of injuries. The 26-year-old is one of the famous faces taking part in this year's series of the ITV show.

Nile is a former British gymnast who won bronze at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The sports star suffered with his mental health after a neck injury in 2019, which meant that he went into retirement the following year, when he was just 24.

Before his neck surgery, Nile turned to booze to cope. Previously speaking the Priory Group podcast Sporting Highs and Lows, Nile said: "I just kept drinking pretty much for two weeks straight until I had the surgery." Read more on Nile Wilsonlookalike Dancing On Ice’s Nile Wilson sends fans wild as he poses next to VERY ripped dad HALL PASS Eddie Hall decks YouTuber Nile Wilson after he volunteered to take body punch He added that his mental health "deteriorated" after as he couldn't return to what he loves doing.

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