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Alla Zakarian

11-11-2019 | 18:52 Boxing

Tyson Fury opens up on 2016 suicide bid and escaping the depths of depression

Tyson Fury has opened up on his suicide bid in the aftermath of his victory over Wladimir Klitschko. In his upcoming autobiography Behind The Mask, released on Thursday, Fury recalls: "The Ferrari’s engine roared into life. It would be the last sound I would hear. “In a couple of seconds, my mind would be clear, devoid of all the voices boiling in my head. I put my foot to the floor. Then a voice shot into my head, ‘Stop! Think about your kids!’ I blasted past the bridge.” Fury admits the persona was often an act. “Maybe it was an act," he told the Sunday Times Magazine. "Maybe I was doing it to become famous because I know controversy sells. People ain’t really interested in someone who’s normal. People want to see a freak show to sell papers and sell views on a TV. Before I was a performing monkey, I’ve done everything from A to Z to be famous and it got me to where I wanted to be, that elevated position where every motherf***er knows who Tyson Fury is. Now I can be me.” Source-The Mirror

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