Will Young has said he’s quitting Be sure to come dance 2016 was the best decision he ever made.
That pop idol Star was in the competition for three weeks and said at the time he left for “personal reasons”.
“Looking back, it was a brave decision, and the right one,” he said.
“I was very ill. I had bad hypervigilance [an exaggerated fear of danger associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, which Young had been diagnosed with]and a bad nervous system,” he said The Telegraphwhen asked what was the “best decision” he’d ever made.
He added: “I had to take care of myself”.
The singer-songwriter was recently praised by fans for speaking candidly about the loss of his twin brother, Rupert Young, in his newly released Channel 4 documentary Losing my twin Rupert. Told from the perspective of his family, the documentary tells how his late brother Rupert suffered from addiction.
Audiences have praised the documentary for Young’s honest discussion of trauma and for breaking some of the stigma surrounding addiction.
Will Young: Losing My Twin Rupert is available to stream on All4.
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