SHANE Richie has revealed how he spent two weeks sleeping tough and needed to beg for cash – after his profession hit the skids.
The I’m A Celebrity star fell on onerous occasions after quitting his job working as a blue-coat at Pontins.
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Shane Richie has revealed how he slept tough for 2 weeks when his profession hit the skids Credit score: Rex Options
He moved to Plymouth on the south-coast after being promised a job at a nightclub, however when it did not materialise he was compelled to stay on the streets for a fortnight.
“I used to be too proud to ask my dad and mom or anybody else for assist,” the I’m A Movie star favorite revealed.
“I had my denims, a shirt and a jumper and an outdated parka-jacket and I stayed for a few weeks on this bench beneath a tree. Throughout the day I’d beg on the railway station though I by no means obtained very far.
“I’d ask for 5 pence for a cup of tea however I’d all the time do it with a smile on my face and the mixture of that and my London accent meant individuals thought I used to be all the time taking the mick.
Shane give up his job as a blue coat at Pontins however his subsequent gig fell by means of leaving him homeless Credit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Shane’s most well-known position is as Alfie Moon in EastEnders Credit score: BBC
Shane is at present showing on I am a Movie star Credit score: Rex Options
“However what had began out as fun was not humorous. I used to be chilly, hungry, soiled, drained and beginning to scent.”
Shane wrote in regards to the incident, which occurred in his teenagers, in his guide Rags to Richie.
The 58-year-old finally dragged himself out of his hell with the help of a pal he made on the south-cast.
And he went to have a tremendous profession starring in exhibits together with Fortunate Numbers and EastEnders and in stage-musicals Grease.
He will probably be again on screens tonight showing on I’m A Movie star which bookies are tipping him to win.
The revelation comes after Shane admitted on the show that he hasn’t worked for a year and was rejected from the Mr Tumble film.