Somebody wanted me dead. My dodgy pals sorted it..
Daily Mirror|January 17, 2022
Robbie was target of hitman

ROBBIE Williams has revealed he was the target for a hitman at the height of his fame.

But the former Take That star told how the terrifying threat went away after an “intervention" by some pals.

Robbie said: "I've never, ever said this, but I had a contract put on me to kill me. I've never said that publicly before.

"It went away. I have friends. That stuff is the unseen stuff that happens when you become famous."

The 47-year-old singer revealed dealing with fame has been the hardest part of being a major music star and it is only in the past few years that he has been able to come to terms with it.

He said: “At one point in my life I was ridiculously famous, Michael Jackson style famous.

"I became famous when I was 17, doing a boyband when I was 16, the boyband took off. When I was 21 I left and then I had a solo career, sold 80 million albums, held the record for the most tickets sold in a day for a tour and blah, blah, blah...

"Extreme fame and extreme success meets with anxiety and depression and mental illness.

"There's a few levels of fame and what it does to you. The first one is "f***.

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