Bill Turnbull, 64, revealed in March 2018 he had been diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer the previous November. The former BBC Breakfast star admitted he felt like he was “inflicting pain” on his wife because of his health problems.
In a new interview, Bill explained that he now tries to find moments of joy in every day so that he can enjoy the rest of his life in the best way possible.
Speaking to Mail Online, the TV anchor revealed telling his family he had an incurable disease was “very hard”.
He told the publication: “You’re inflicting pain on them. Personally I can deal with it but seeing them upset was horrible.
“Most of the time I’m fine, but every once in a while you have a dip.”
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Bill Turnbull ‘in tears’ as he speaks on wife’s struggles 'Horrible' (Image: CHANNEL 4)
Bill Turnbull alongside his wife Sarah McCombie (Image: CHANNEL 4)
Bill has blamed the hormonal treatment for making him emotional at times and he has had moments where he “howls like a child”.
“You have a really bad day and howl like a… I was going to say like a child, but it’s even worse than that.”
He goes on: “If Sesi (his pet name for his wife) is there with me, it’s fine because I can lean on her. She helps me. I hate being on my own now.
“It gives you too much time to think and you can talk yourself into a dark place.”
Bill Turnbull revealed he had prostate cancer in March 2018 (Image: WENN)
Bill Turnbull recently joined Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain (Image: ITV)
Bill revealed that following his prostate cancer diagnosis, it has brought him and his wife Sarah closer together.
“I sometimes think, what