Danny Boy Hatchard has revealed that he attempted suicide aged 19 after he struggled socially while studying at drama school.
Ex-EastEnders actor Danny-Boy Hatchard has opened up about attempting suicide as a 19-year-old student because he struggled socially and 'didn't want to be alive anymore'.
Brave: Danny Boy Hatchard has revealed that he attempted suicide aged 19 after he struggled socially while studying
Taking to Twitter, Danny, who played Lee Carter in EastEnders, revealed: 'The beginning of my first year at Arts was very difficult.
'I remember Googling the easiest and most painless ways I could take my life. I felt so socially out of my depth that I didn’t want to be alive anymore.
'One Friday night in particular I ran a hot bath as per the instructions on google with a blade in hand ready to make a huge mistake, before realising that passing my pain onto my family wasn’t the answer. It never is…'
Danny made the shocking announcement in a bid to defend his former drama school boss Chris Hocking, who was recently fired after investigations found the Arts Ed dance classes were 'overly sexualised'.
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