Romesh Ranganathan reveals he has experienced suicidal thoughts
The comedian said there were times where he regularly thought about taking his own life
Romesh Ranganathan has told how he experienced suicidal thoughts when he was younger.
The comedian and TV star, 44, said there was a point where he "was thinking about taking my own life regularly".
Opening up on the Diary Of A CEO podcast, he said: "I’ve got loads of memories of reacting really badly to things, irrationally, over the top reactions.
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"I remember I didn’t do very well in my A Levels because I was just p****** about and then when the A Level results came, I just thought, ‘This is the end. I can’t carry on with my life.’
“I was thinking about taking my own life regularly.
"There were loads of times during that period when I thought about it, I did think about it a lot, and I’d fantasise about it."
"I would spend time thinking about it," he went on.
However, the TV star said that as he got older he started to be able to deal with things better.
Father-of-three Ranganathan also shared that he has had a "horrific" voice in his head at times.
"I've got like, this inner voice, that is horrific..." he explained.
"I will always have this inner belief that I'm a bit sh****."
He said sometimes he could get down on himself and that that voice would then say negative things.
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He explained that it would be things like "you are not a very good dad, you are not a very good husband".
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