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Tuesday 25 September 2018

Paul O’Grady gives up watching TV and believes it has made him healthier

The host of Blind Date and For The Love Of Dogs has stopped watching television.

Paul O'Grady has given up watching television - and believes his health has already benefited (Ian West/PA)
Paul O'Grady has given up watching television - and believes his health has already benefited (Ian West/PA)

By Keiran Southern, Press Association Los Angeles Correspondent

Paul O’Grady has given up watching television and believes his health has already benefited.

The TV presenter, who hosts shows including Blind Date and For The Love Of Dogs, used to sit for hours watching soaps and documentaries, according to the Daily Star.

But the 62-year-old has now cut down on TV and claims even his doctor has noticed an improvement in his health.

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Paul O'Grady has given up watching television, saying there is,

He told the newspaper: “I used to have the telly on all the time and sit and watch all the soaps and shows, but not now.

“Those days are over. My health is better than ever for it too.

“My doctor even said that I am in much more perfect health, it’s given me a new lease of life.

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Paul O'Grady has stopped watching television and believes his health has improved (Ian West/PA)

“Anyway there is much more stuff to do in life than watch telly.”

O’Grady has suffered with his health in the past, including two heart attacks.

And last year he was rushed to hospital in Delhi after falling seriously ill while filming scenes for ITV’s For The Love Of Dogs: India.

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