Davina Mccall , Jodie Kidd - Davina McCall and Jodie Kidd compete for the Best Dressed Lady at The Longines Royal International Horse Show 2015 at Hickstead - Hickstead, United Kingdom - Saturday 1st August 2015
Davina McCall regularly attends Narcotics Anonymous meetings and praises the "clever" organisation for providing continuous support. McCall has previously admitted to having a drug addiction during her mid-20s but with the support of the NA remains sober.
Davina Mccall has revealed she still goes to Narcotics Anonymous meetings at least once a month. The 47-year-old British television presenter has previously disclosed she was a drug addict in her 20s but manages her issues now with a regime of healthy living, avoiding any addictive substances (including alcohol) and regularly attending NA meetings.
Davina McCall still attends NA meetings.
Davina McCall admits she doesn't even touch alcohol anymore, these other celebrities are also proud to be on the straight and narrow.
Former addict Davina Mccall has admitted that she won’t even touch a drop of alcohol, because “it just leads [her] to drugs.” Davina has been vocal about her struggles with Class A drugs in her teens and early twenties, claiming during an interview in The Guardian, “Heroin makes you forget everything, no problems, no worries, no anything.”
Davina has spoken candidly about her past addiction
It was family friend (and former heroin addict) Eric Clapton, who encouraged Davina to quit the drug and clean up her act. Davina has since gone on to become one of the UK’s most loved television presenters, hosting Big Brother for ten years as well as game shows The Million Pound Drop and Five Minutes to a Fortune.
The former 'Big Brother' presenter admits: "Drink and drugs helped me feel glacially cool. Drugs helped me stop feeling so insecure about what people thought about me."
Davina Mccall hasn't ignored her dark past involving drugs and alcohol.
The TV presenter has openly admitted to that she was once addicted to the class A drug heroin.
Davina began taking illegal substances in her late-teens and by her mid-20's she was hooked.
Continue reading: Davina McCall Doesn't Touch Alochol To Avoid Drug Relapse
The TV presenter opens of on the toughest challenge of her life
Davina Mccall’s Sports Relief challenge was well documented. The 500-mile run, cycle and swim from Edinburgh to London left the TV presenter forlorn, but she was determined to push through, and ended up raising £750,000 for charity.
Davina McCall gave her all for Sports Relief
"It was like somebody had opened the floodgates, and I let out every single bit of grief that I had. I was sobbing my guts out. I kept crying every day. I cried with fear. I cried with joy. I couldn't stop," she told The Guardian’s Weekend Magazine. "I kept crying every day... I think I was just so tired that I had no defences, and I was just sobbing at everything."
The TV presenter is delighted to be done with her mammoth task
Davina Mccall was regularly brought to tears while completing her mammoth Sports Relief challenge, often fearing for her health. But despite her fears that she’d become the first woman to fail such a task, she completed the ordeal, and plans on a holiday to warm up properly.
Davina McCall is delighted to have finished her challenge
“We’re going away with the kids. I’m not telling you where, though I am going to look really hot in a bikini,” said Davina, former Big Brother host and mother of two. And it was her kids she was the most worried about while she struggled to overcome the elements. “We stopped a couple of times and one was mopping my brow and the other one was stroking me and feeding me Haribos,” she explained, via The Mirror.
The epic trip has just kicked off, but struggles are already prevalent
Davina Mccall – famous for her fitness levels and workout DVDs – is struggling with day one of her Sports Relief challenge, suffering from early stages of hypothermia.
Writing on Twitter, the official Sport Relief page wrote: "#Davina's had to take an unscheduled stop. So cold and battling the winds has made her body tense, muscle fatigue is setting in."
All the gear and no idea - only kidding Davina
Continue reading: Davina McCall Struggling on Day 1 of Sports Relief Duties
Cheryl Cole is reportedly mulling over a deal that would see her become Britain's answer to Oprah Winfrey. According to the Daily Star, the Girls Aloud star has been offered a lucrative contract to host her own chat show on Sky1, starting next year.
A member of Cole's team explained, "Sky1 are desperate to get Cheryl to sign up.They've been in talks for a while and believe they will have wrapped up the deal within the next month.They think she could be the UK's Oprah because of her reputation as the nation's sweet-heart and are willing to pay big bucks to get her on board." Well, that's all fine and dandy, except, Winfrey has a considerable talent for connecting with her audience and getting the best out of her subjects, does Cheryl? Her people certainly seem to think so, with the insider adding, "They want the show to be emotional and confessional, not just another run-of-the-mill celebrity show." A source added, "Cheryl's people think she would come across brilliantly."
The television talk show is a risky market, especially in the UK, with several notable presenters failing spectacularly in the discipline. Davina Mccall was easily one of the most popular presenters around when she began hosting chat show 'Davina' in 2006, though BBC executives gave her the boot within two months.
Continue reading: Cheryl Cole considers deal to become "Britain's Oprah Winfrey"
Date of birth
16th October, 1967