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Paul Merson’s ex-wife admits ‘barely noticing he lost £7million with gambling addiction’

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Lorraine Fletcher with Paul Merson 1997

The former wife of Paul Merson, childhood sweetheart Lorraine Costin, has claimed how she scarcely noticed him blow £7million on drink, drugs, and gambling during their marriage.

Merson, a regular TV pundit for Sky Sports, has revealed that he is again struggling with addiction on upcoming ITV documentary Harry’s Heroes: The Full English.

Merson has received plenty of support after a clip of him breaking down in a taxi emerged online.

And he tweeted out his thanks this week declaring: “Thank you for the supportive tweets, means the world to me. Taking one day at a time but it’s getting better for me.

“Addiction is the most lonely of places and I’ve had three of the worst types over three decades.

“Never be afraid to talk, you’re never alone.”

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