15:47 15 October 2012
Boxing hero Frank Bruno had shocking revelations. According to The Sun, the 50-year old boxer admitted that he was taken on April 2012 to specialist mental health unit in Basildon, Essex and has been locked up twice against his will.
He also confessed that on May 06, 2012, he was admitted at Northampton Hospital for five weeks for mental health problems.
Frank Bruno talked about his situation saying: “Mental illness is a very powerful thing. If it is with you, it is probably going to be there until the day you die.
“I am trying so hard to break mine but it is not easy. It is my toughest fight ever.
“I have been sectioned twice this year and it is the most degrading thing. I don’t want that to ever happen again.
“I don’t want to end up dying and being known as ‘that bloke who kept getting sectioned’."
Bruno, who remains to be one of Britain’s most loved sports stars, have won 40 out of 45 professional fights and was a world champion. The boxer is typically shy and was known for not talking about his personal life.
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