Robbie Williams says he was the target of a hitman
Real life stories of hitmen are never as fantastical as the hitmen of games and movies… except when they involve Robbie Williams.
The former boy band star was talking to the Mirror
when he casually dropped this bombshell: “I’ve never, ever said this, but I had a contract put on me to kill me. I’ve never said that publicly before. It went away. I have friends. That stuff is the unseen stuff that happens when you become famous.”
Frustratingly, there is no more information. Who wanted him dead? Who where these friends who can stop contract killers? Where was Gary Barlow in all of this? Get back on the blower Mirror!
The bulk of the article covers the pressures of fame and mental wellbeing: “Extreme fame and extreme success meets with anxiety and depression and mental illness,” he said. “There’s a few levels of fame and what it does to you. The first one is fuck.”
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