Robbie Williams’ former songwriting companion Man Chambers has opened up about his relationship with Williams in a brand new interview, the place he described the pop star as having “a self-destructive aspect”.
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In a brand new interview with The Instances, Chambers spoke about fighting Williams’ addictions within the ’90s saying “he was the primary particular person I labored with long-term who was in full-blown dependancy, and I wasn’t ready for that. It was very troublesome.”
He claimed: “We’d wait three days for him to show up at a studio. Folks would go round pubs looking for him. He would flip up drunk. We’d exit and he would disappear on some mission. That occurred in Robbie world.”
Chambers mirrored on the largest hits they wrote collectively together with ‘Angels’ and ‘Let Me Entertain You’, however how they cut up as a song-writing duo in 2002 when Williams’ dependancy points reportedly continued and “belief points” led to a breakdown of their relationship.
Chambers went on to replicate on how they reunited a decade later however issues re-emerged when he claims Williams grew to become hooked on drugs. “I’d be behind him considering he might keel over. He might die on stage,” Chambers instructed The Instances.
He added: “There have been groups attempting to assist him, and nonetheless [are], but when he’s received it in his head to do one thing, he received’t pay attention. He has a self-destructive aspect.”
Williams, whose solo profession started after being a member of boy-band Take That, not too long ago introduced out a brand new documentary on Netflix, providing an perception into his profession, relationships, and struggles with psychological well being.
The four-part documentary, titled Robbie Williams, has been described by NME as “a persuasive account of the gulf that may happen between wealth and happiness, a easy sentiment that may be troublesome to essentially really feel.”
Within the documentary, Williams opened up about leaving Take That in 1995 when “in the midst of a nervous breakdown” – one thing he had beforehand spoken about to the BBC final 12 months.
Elsewhere within the documentary, Williams revealed that releasing ‘Rudebox’ was the “largest remorse” of his profession.