Bobby’s bat­tle with Booze!

Co­me­dian Bobby Davro makes a break­through on the couch

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Bobby Davro’s var­ied ca­reer has in­cluded hit com­edy shows, play­ing Vin­nie Monks in EastEn­ders, and tak­ing part in re­al­ity shows.

But be­hind the suc­cess, there were prob­lems…

‘My hey­day was a fan­tas­tic time,’ Bobby tells celebrity ther­a­pist Mandy Sali­gari, ‘but I was still striv­ing for my ca­reer and didn’t pay my wife enough at­ten­tion.

‘We di­vorced and agreed to share all the things a fam­ily shares – birth­days, Christ­mas, hol­i­days,’ ex­plains the funny man, who has three daugh­ters with his ex-wife, Trudi Jame­son.

Al­though ex­pert Mandy sees how hard he works to keep ev­ery­one happy, she feels there’s another is­sue to be ad­dressed – Bobby’s drink­ing. And as she digs deeper, he re­veals his in­ner­most fears, lead­ing to an emo­tional break­through.

‘I’m not deny­ing I’ve used al­co­hol to dampen down some of my pain,’ Bobby ad­mits. ‘There are tears ahead of me, but I’m go­ing to take Mandy’s guid­ance. It’s not too late for me to nip it in the bud.’

On re­flec­tion… Bobby Davro talks about his life. Left: In his 1980s hey­day and with his ex-wife, Trudi

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