James ‘Arg’ Argent admits he’s a ‘cocaine addict’ and was at ‘rock bottom’ following two drug overdoses

James Argent has revealed that he is a ‘cocaine addict’ in a searingly straightforward interview.

The Only Way is Essex star has admitted to his challenges with habit in the previous and has now described how he strike ‘rock bottom’ when he endured two overdoses.

James, who has not too long ago amazed with his weight reduction transformation, explained how he had hid how serious his habit was but had been a ‘heavy user for seven years’ and that it was his on-off girlfriend Gemma Collins who saved his daily life by phoning an ambulance.

James Argent
James Argent has admitted he is a ‘cocaine addict’

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Speaking in a video clip interview with the Sunlight On the internet, Arg, 32, recalled how the crisis services had to knock down the door after he overdosed again in Oct 2019, which he had to begin with claimed was a ‘misunderstanding’.

The singer recalled how he had locked himself in his home and “took medicine for three times straight on my have in the pitch black”.

“I was at rock base. My heart was beating out of my chest, my nose was bleeding, I was shaking and my respiratory was terrible.

“My relatives had been banging on the door screaming, ‘Open up’ but I wasn’t answering the door to everyone. They feared I’d overdosed and was lifeless in the household.

He revealed how his door had been broken down and was instructed by the paramedic he could have died simply because of how significantly he’d taken and they had been anxious about the damage he had performed.

James then described how he place his daily life in much more risk when he overdosed for a second time two months later the evening in advance of his birthday which is on 5 December.

He recalled to the publication how he was identified not to wreck the evening simply because he required to be with his relatives and Gemma.

“But my habit was so terrible I couldn’t cease myself. I started early and was in a terrible position,” he continued.

“I locked myself in, cellphone was off and my parents and close friends had been banging on the door once more.”

In 2014, James was suspended from TOWIE after failing a drug take a look at, and in April 2016 Lydia Vivid ended their romance after she allegedly caught him taking medicine.

Then, in May 2019, he was kicked off the fact exhibit once more for failing a further drug take a look at. James has spoken in in advance of about how he was hoping to place the incidents behind him, and had started remedy to assist him offer with his other problems.

“My most important difficulty is my eating problem. I have generally struggled with it given that my teens,” he explained very last year.

The former TOWIE star has said she may buy her on and off beau James Argent a gift despite saying the 'most valuable' things she give her loved ones is her time
James and Gemma are at this time apart through lockdown

“When I’m in a terrible position I binge eat, and when I place on weight it then triggers much more problems. I have been conscious of the situation for a extended time, but I however battle with it so I’m talking to my therapist about transforming my romance with my food.”

James unveiled his unbelievable weight reduction transformation after returning again to the Uk after getting in rehab in Thailand revealing he was now 18stone.

He has been maintaining fit through the coronavirus lockdown as he has also been snapped out for a cycle, whilst carrying a protecting mask.

James has explained he strike ‘rock bottom’ and hid how serious his drug use was

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Since acquiring again Arg is explained to be absolutely supported by Gemma, 38, and longtime greatest pal, Mark Wright, who has been phoning him to examine in.

Arg proudly opened up about his transformation in a in advance of and after image on Instagram as he explained: “I’m making progress, Within & Outdoors,” adopted by a praying emoji.

He then extra that he was taking points gradually as he explained: “One working day at a time”.