Robbie Williams’ wife Ayda opened up about her tearful phone call that ended their relationship

Robbie Williams’ wife Ayda opened up about her tearful phone call that ended their relationship

Warning: This article contains a discussion of drug addiction that some readers may find disturbing.

Robbie Williams’ wife Ayda Field once spoke candidly about the highly emotional phone call that ended their relationship.

Last year, the couple, who married in 2010 and have four children, gave fans a glimpse into their lives in a four-part Netflix series.

The documentary – aptly titled Robbie Williamspromises “30 years of unseen footage,” while Netflix says the show will be “raw,” “honest” and “real.”

It celebrates the 25th anniversary of Robbie’s hugely successful solo career, which took off after he rose to fame in the early 1990s as a member of the pop group Take That.

The four-part series, which debuted last November, also delves into the star’s private life to discover the “real person behind the spicy headlines.”

The couple open up about their lives in Robbie's Netflix documentary. (Dave Benett/WireImage/Getty Images)

The couple open up about their lives in Robbie’s Netflix documentary. (Dave Benett/WireImage/Getty Images)

This includes the difficult relationship of 50-year-old Robbie with his addiction and the impact it had on the people around him, including his wife Ayda, 45.

Ayda remembers the first time she saw her partner using drugs: “That was the beginning of my addiction.”

She continued: “You didn’t notice his personality changing, but all of a sudden he would throw up when he watched TV.”

Robbie admitted that as his addiction became increasingly difficult to control, he thought he would be better off dead.

“There was a feeling of… It would be better if I died, I didn’t care and it would be okay,” he said candidly.

“If I want to change, I have to die. Die or stop what you’re doing.”

Ayda remembers Robbie calling her early one morning to tell her his team was sending him to rehab, a huge blow just before his 33rd birthday.

The documentary contains '30 years of unseen footage'.

The documentary contains ’30 years of unseen footage’.

She said: “I remember it was 2am and I called him and I said, ‘I’m just getting on the freeway’ and he said, ‘Are you driving? Call me when you get home.’

“And he’s like, ‘I can’t be in a relationship, I need to get better and I can’t be with you. I need to break up with you.'”

Ayda said she felt “so depressed” because he was her “soulmate” and then he was gone. She added: “And I understood because I saw that he was sick and I remember thinking, ‘I just want you to get better.'”

The couple later reunited and had four children together.

Robbie Williams is currently available to stream on Netflix.

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