Conor Benn has revealed that he feels suicidal after his drug tests came back positive and his feud with Chris Eubank Jr was called off in October.
Former two-weight world champion Benn said in an interview: TalkTV to show Piers Morgan Uncensored “I didn’t think I’d see another day”.
Benn’s highly exaggerated showdown with Eubank was canceled just three days before Eubank admitted to failing drug tests in July and September.
Benn, who has since been cleared of willful doping charges, World Boxing CouncilWhen asked by Morgan if he was suicidal, he replied, “Yeah, I used to say that, yes, and it makes me sad now because I don’t know how I got this bad. I’m in a very bad situation.”
The 26-year-old actress said, “I was forced. It was probably about two months… I was in a really bad situation.
When asked if he had spoken to his father, the former world champion Nigel BennRegarding her emotional state, she added: “I did, but my father was also in bad shape.
“On top of that, yes. I was in a bad mood. I was crying most nights. I didn’t want to sleep because I knew I had to wake up… You must remember that this was a nightmare for me. How did it happen? How did I get into this situation?”
Last month, the WBC decided that “fairly high egg consumption” was considered a “reasonable explanation” for Benn’s negative finding.
Benn also spoke of the harassment he has seen on social media since the Eubank match was cancelled, adding: “It’s been too much. ‘Kill yourself’ racist comments to my son, my family.
“Personally nothing, cowardly. I don’t think it was social media that bothered me, but rather the embarrassment I felt when I left the house even though I had done nothing wrong.
“I was having night terrors, panic attacks. I’m not throwing these words around. Sanity, I was really struggling. I was in a really bad situation and I was dealing with it horribly. I was dealing with this really badly.