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Robbie Williams Reveals He Took ‘A Lot Of Drugs’ And ‘Clucked Like A Chicken’ The Night He Met Ayda Field

The pair were set up by a mutual friend.

16/09/2017 10:28

Robbie Williams has opened up about the night he first met his wife, Ayda Field, revealing that they had a somewhat unconventional first encounter.

The pair were introduced by a mutual friend in 2006, when - by his own admission - Robbie was using drugs and had “sat on a sofa, ate potato chips and chocolate, got fat and grew a beard”.

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Robbie and Ayda in February 

With some encouragement from the pal, Robbie invited Ayda to his LA home and she arrived after a party.  

However, when their date didn’t go too well, the former Take That star escorted her back to the bash - which is where things took an odd turn.

Despite the unexpected turn of events, the pair clicked and started a relationship, before going on to get married four years later.

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Robbie on stage during his 2006 tour Close Encounters 

Robbie went into rehab into 2007 and no longer takes class A drugs or drinks alcohol.

He has previously opened up about the level his drug problem reached and said in 2009 (via Daily Mail): “I would do 20 Vicodin in a night. I might have been 24 hours away from dying.

“Then I’d take Adderall, which was like speed for people with ADHD. I’d be doing colossal, heart-stopping amounts of that.

“You can buy Sativa, which is basically LSD for five minutes. It’s powerful stuff. That’s where I was. You try your best to balance them off against each other but you never manage it.”

Robbie Williams at 40
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