Reformed AFL star Ben Cousins has been spotted rubbing shoulders with adoring footy fans in Perth, as his disgraced agent Ricky Nixon vows to expose the sordid details of his crippling drug addiction.
The former ice addict has made efforts to turn his life around in the last seven months, after multiple run-ins with the law, numerous stints behind bars, and a drug addiction that cost him his career.
West Coast Eagles fans have been thrilled to spot their beloved hero looking sober and healthy, most recently at Perth's Optus Stadium when Cousins brought his nine-year-old son Bobby to a game in June.
The 43-year-old, who is recovering from a hamstring injury, had plenty of time for fans as he stood on the sideline with his father Bryan watching his club team Queen's Park Bulldogs play in Perth on Sunday.
Cousins held a cup of coffee as he shook one young supporter's hand, before signing a woman's jacket and posing for photos with others who approached him as he watched his new team take on ladder-leaders Koongamia.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Fans were quick to comment on how happy and at-peace Cousins looked, despite news that his disgraced long-time AFL agent Ricky Nixon is due to release a new tell-all docuseries detailing the footy star's downward spiral.
Comeback king: Ben Cousins shook a young fan's hand as he watched his new team play park footy in Perth on Sunday
The 43-year-old looked healthy and happy as he mingled with fans and chatted with his father Bryan (right)
Fans flocked to the fallen footy legend at Queen's Park Reserve, with one woman asking Cousins to sign her jacket
Reformed AFL star Ben Cousins glowed as he flashed a happy grin while posing for photos with fans at the game
The series titled White Line Fever is set to go into depth about a host of high-profile incidents which have tarnished the game in recent years.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The exposé promises to give fans the sordid details of Cousins storied battle with drug addiction and track the rise and fall of the beloved player.
The behind-the-scenes eight-part tell-all will also delve into the Essendon doping saga which saw the club fined $2million and resulted in 34 players being suspended for two years.
Disgraced former AFL player agent Ricky Nixon has said the highly-anticipated series is going to make a lot of people 'very nervous'.
The 58-year-old, who played for St Kilda and Hawthorn, went on to become the most powerful player agent in the game through the 1990s into the 2000s, representing the code's most elite talent.
But in 2011 Nixon's career fell apart after photos were leaked showing him in his underwear in a Melbourne hotel room with a 17-year-old girl.
Cousins (pictured leaving court in 2016) has had multiple run-ins with the law, a crippling drug addiction and jail stints
Cousins' latest appearance comes as his disgraced long-time AFL agent Ricky Nixon (pictured) has promised a new tell-all docuseries
Cousins, who made his football comeback in May, was forced to watch on from the sidelines as he nurses a hamstring injury
Nixon told the Herald Sun the docuseries is going to shock footy fans as he compared it to a fictional TV series about a Mexican drug lord.
'White Line Fever will have everything Queen of the South does, without the murder,' Nixon said.
'It's going to make a lot of people in the industry very nervous,' the 58 year-old said.
Meanwhile, fans who cheered on the West Coast Eagles in their blockbuster AFL clash against the Richmond Tigers last month, commented on how easygoing and willing the reformed player was in having a chat.
Many shared their photos to the West Coast Eagles For Life Facebook page, thrilled to see a happy and healthy Cousins making his well-deserved comeback.
'My husband had a great chat to him. He was so happy to talk. Gave him a hug too I think he was just really appreciative that after everything has happened, people still care about him,' one woman commented.
The former West Coast Eagles star (pictured leaving court in 2017) has made efforts to turn his life around after his latest stint in jail which ended in November 2020
A relaxed Ben Cousins (middle) posed for dozens of photos with West Coast Eagles fans at an AFL game in Perth last month
A clean cut and happy Ben Cousins was spotted by fans at Perth's Optus Oval, who attended the game with his nine-year-old son Bobby
Another added: 'Was very happy to have a chat and a photo. Good to see him with his son looking so happy.'
'He is looking gorgeous like our old Ben. I hope you're doing well Ben,