Peter Andre contemplated suicide after racist bullying

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() 'I thought about ending it': Peter Andre contemplated suicide when he was subjected to racist bullying as a child... as he recalls being tied to a fence and having stones thrown at him

By Kate Thomas for MailOnline

Published: 07:56 BST, 2 September 2019 | Updated: 07:56 BST, 2 September 2019

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Peter Andre has revealed he contemplated suicide due to years of bullying as a teenager.

The 46-year-old star thought about 'ending it' when he first moved to Australia from England with his Greek Cypriot family due to the horrific racist abuse he was subjected to.

The father-of-four - who raises Junior and Princess with his ex-wife Katie Price, and Amelia and Theo with his wife Emily MacDonagh - made the admissions in a new video for The Diana Award's #Back2School campaign.

Tough times: Peter Andre has revealed he contemplated suicide due to years of bullying as a teenager

Tough times: Peter Andre has revealed he contemplated suicide due to years of bullying as a teenager

He said: 'Did I ever contemplate ending it? Yeah. In that period of time, yeah. Bullying is a horrible thing.

'It really is horrible. On every level. Unfortunately it happens. It's been going on for generations.'

Peter said the attacks were racially motivated and he was made to feel like he didn't fit in because of his Meditteranean background.

In his younger years: The 46-year-old star admits he thought about 'ending it' when he first moved to Australia from England with his Greek Cypriot family due to the horrific racist abuse he was subjected to

In his younger years: The

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