‘I went through a stage of self-harming’: Love Island’s Belle Hassan breaks down during candid chat about her mental health with hardman actor dad Tamer
- The 2019 Love Island star, 22, opened up in a conversation with Tamer, 52, which featured on his podcast Family Business
- Revealing how difficult things were for her when she was younger younger, a clearly emotional Belle said: ‘It’s not something that’s easy for me to talk about’
- If you have been affected by this story, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org
Belle Hassan broke down in tears in a candid discussion about her mental health with her dad, Hollywood hardman Tamer Hassan.
Revealing how difficult things were for her when she was younger younger, a clearly emotional Belle said: ‘It’s not something that’s easy for me to talk about. I don’t mind talking about it but it’s not easy.
Close bond: Love Island’s Belle Hassan has opened up about her mental health struggle in a conversation with her dad Tamer Hassan
‘As you know dad, when I was a kid I did go through a stage of self harming. For me that was something I really struggled with, and again it all came from a thing of…’
Belle could then be heard struggling to compose herself, as her dad told the audience: ‘We’re all welling up here. Take your time.’
Expressing sympathy for those in similar situations, Belle continued: ‘Mental health has been something that has been close to me, and I think when I’ve worked with young girls, I’ve seen that in so many of them.’
‘It’s normal to hate yourself, it’s normal to feel like you’re not enough, you’re worthless, you’re this, you’re that.’
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‘Being young and feeling like that about yourself is horrible.’
After appearing on Love Island in 2018, Belle left the villa in a couple with Anton Danyluk, 24, but the pair split just five weeks after exiting the villa.
Since then Belle has been linked to Absolutely Ascot’s Rudi Hewitt with the pair being spotted on a date in August, although the couple are not Instagram official.
Resilient: Belle shared some words of support for those going through similar situations
Her ex Anton spoke to MailOnline after their split about why he has ruled out reuniting and said that it would be like dating his ‘sister’.
Speaking about whether there might be any romantic reunion between the pair in the future, he said: ‘No, definitely not, it’s just not that type of relationship.
‘We’re so friendly now, it would be like dating your sister, effectively. It’s not that kind of relationship anymore.’
If you have been affected by this story, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org
Exes: Belle left the 2018 Love Island villa in a couple with Anton Danyluk, but the duo soon seperated