His businesses destroyed, he could see no other way out of the hole in which he had landed.
While we all dream of the celebrity lifestyle from time to time, we rarely consider what life is like for those who have lived in luxury only for it to be taken away from them. Noel Edmonds spiralled into a depression after his business empire collapsed, and he even tried to take his own life.
Noel Edmonds at the ITV Studios
When the 'Deal or No Deal' presenter lost his media business to a corrupt group of HBOS bankers including Mark Dobson, many of whom are now in prison for fraud, his resulting debt lost him the majority of his income as well as assets like his stately home in Devon. That massive betrayal left him with severe depression that rendered him suicidal to the point of trying to overdose on pills.
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The show will embark on a ‘Farewell Tour’ around the country before leaving TV screens for good.
Channel 4 game show ‘Deal or No Deal’ has been axed after 11 years and over 3,000 episodes. Presented by Noel Edmonds the show was hugely popular in its early years and at one time attracted more than 4 million viewers. However ratings have fallen steadily in recent years, with it now attracting an audience of just around 300,000.
‘Deal or No Deal’ host Noel Edmonds
A TV insider told The Mirror: “'Deal Or No Deal' doesn’t get the ratings it used to and it is not a cheap daytime show to make. Noel and ‘Deal’ had a great run but bosses have just decided it is the right time to end the series.”
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The British presenter claims that the invisible rays of Wi-Fi networks pose an even greater threat to humanity than ebola. Riiiight.
Noel Edmonds has given a slightly bizarre interview in which he claims that there “isn’t such a thing as death” and that the greatest threat to humanity is “electrosmog”: a pervasive intertwining of wi-fi in public places that is destroying out electro-magnetic fields and is more dangerous than ebola or AIDS, since you ask.
“The Wi-Fi and all of the systems that we are introducing into our lives are destroying our own natural electro-magnetic fields,” the former king of Saturday night TV in the ‘90s explained in a revealing new interview with The Mirror, in which he talks about his career and spiritual beliefs. “All you are is energy, remember that.”
Noel Edmonds gave a fascinating and more than slightly bizarre interview to The Mirror
Noel Edmonds - An impressive list of global celebrities, including Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue, Wayne Rooney, Jessie J, Sarah Jessica Parker and Tinie Tempah are supporting Matalan's Christmas charity campaign by modelling their new Alphabet Scarves in aid of Alder Hey Children's Hospital. The famous personalities, as well as patrons, ambassadors and patients of Alder Hey, have shown their support for the campaign by wearing the scarves with their initial displayed as a collegiate style appliqué letter. Jason Hargreaves, Managing Director at Matalan, said: "Family is at the heart of everything we do at Matalan so a partnership with Alder Hey Children's Hospital was a perfect fit for us. "We're extremely excited to be working on such a special project together this Christmas that will help us to raise much needed funds for the hospital whilst offering our customers a perfect gift for their loved ones." The Alphabet Scarves, which have also been modelled by the likes of Helen Mirren, Rod Stewart, Tinie Tempah and Bruce Forsyth, are on sale in Matalan stores across the UK and online at www.Matalan.co.uk priced at £10 and £5 for children, with 100% of profits going straight to Alder Hey. Available in a variety of vibrant winter colours for women, men and children, the scarves feature a collegiate style appliqué letter prefect for gifting loved ones this Christmas. The money raised by Alphabet Scarves will go towards a new state-of-the-art children's hospital, education and research centre 'Alder Hey in the Park'. Planned to open in 2015, Europe's only children's 'hospital in a park' will bring together excellent care, technology and design to provide the best possible healing environment for children and their families. Coupled with first class teaching and research the hospital will be designed to attract the best talent in the world. Louise Barrett, Head of Corporate and Major Giving for Alder Hey Children's Charity "We are incredibly excit - - Tuesday 28th October 2014