Saturday 24 February 2018

TV's Barrymore says he was 'killed' by press

Michael Barrymore has spoken of how he reached rock bottom and came close to killing himself after being branded a murderer after a man was found dead in his swimming pool.

The comedian said he felt he had been slowly murdered by the tabloid press after the incident.

"(The press) killed Michael Barrymore.

"My (real) name is Michael Parker, but Michael Barrymore is dead," he told reporters in London.

Irish Independent

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