After he was involved last year in a drug controversy, Scotty T has revealed he still takes cocaine to cope with private turmoil.
Nonetheless, he insists he’s not addicted to the Class A drug – regardless of admitting he as soon as took it every day following the death of family members.
The 30-year previous Geordie Shore lad stated he began taking medication when he landed the position on the MTV actuality present, which noticed him out every evening along with his castmates.
‘While the show was on air, I’d be doing membership private appearances every evening and I began taking cocaine to manage,’ he stated this week. ‘I used to be completely anti-drugs, anti-smoking and despise all of that. But I fell into that lifestyle.’
He added to The Sun that he was typically taking the drug ‘three times a day’ as he stated: ‘To cope I’d have cocaine. It helps me focus and focus. I used to be utilizing it every day after I was off the rails and doing PAs up and down the UK …I didn’t understand how else to manage.’
Admitting he knew he wanted to take drastic motion, the star shipped himself off to rehab in 2017 the place he spent two weeks getting clear.
Nonetheless, not lengthy after returning to the Newcastle occasion scene, the place on the present he was out entertaining punters every evening till the early hours, he admitted he began taking cocaine once more greater than earlier than.
Then he was filmed snorting a suspicious substance and was promptly suspended by MTV bosses.
Dropping his job didn’t get him clear, although, as he stated shedding 5 individuals near him, together with Paul Burns who died of an overdose and his buddy Love Island’s Sophie Gradon who died by suicide final 12 months, had him spiralling once more.
Admitting he ‘got to such a low, depressed point’, he managed to get out of it and ship himself to Thailand the place he spent two-and-a-half months in a cleaning program that concerned cognitive behavioural remedy.
Scotty stated whereas he ‘used to need cocaine to get by in the day’ he’s practically kicked the behavior.
‘I take it on a recreational basis very rarely but it’s not a necessity prefer it was once,’ he continued. ‘I know my limits.’
Nonetheless, whereas the truth star admits he ‘isn’t a nasty boy’ and ‘likes to be cosy on the couch’ simply last week he was pictured urinating at an ATM throughout an evening out in Newcastle.
It appears Scotty is fairly adept at multitasking as he really proceeded to whip out his financial institution card, faucet in his pin quantity and withdraw cash, all of the whereas persevering with to brighten the wall of the Tesco as he relieved himself.