Vogue Williams Reveals She Would Have Left Spencer Matthews If He Continued Drinking

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Vogue Williams revealed she would have left her husband Spencer Matthews if he failed to ditch alcohol as she discussed his ‘unhealthy’ relationship with booze.

The presenter 38, also admitted that she considers herself to be a ‘binge drinker’ because she doesn’t like the taste of alcohol.

The Irish native married former Made In Chelsea star Spencer, 35, in 2018 and the pair share three children together Theo, five, Gigi, three, and Otto, two.

Speaking on the How To Fail With Elizabeth Day podcast, the mother-of-three confessed that she would have broken off her relationship with Spencer if he carried on drinking the way he did previously. 

She revealed: ‘I think the way he was drinking yeah definitely. Because with my dad and stuff like although he was a heavy drinker, he wasn’t a drinker.

Vogue Williams Reveals She Would Have Left Spencer Matthews If He Continued Drinking

Vogue Williams revealed she would have left her husband Spencer Matthews if he failed to ditch alcohol as she discussed his ‘unhealthy’ relationship with booze

Speaking on the How To Fail With Elizabeth Day podcast , the mother-of-three confessed that she would have broken off her relationship with Spencer if he carried on drinking the way he did previously

Speaking on the How To Fail With Elizabeth Day podcast , the mother-of-three confessed that she would have broken off her relationship with Spencer if he carried on drinking the way he did previously

The Irish native married former Made In Chelsea star Spencer, 35, in 2018 and the pair share three children together Theo, five, Gigi, three, and Otto, two (pictured)

The Irish native married former Made In Chelsea star Spencer, 35, in 2018 and the pair share three children together Theo, five, Gigi, three, and Otto, two (pictured) 

‘He wouldn’t wake up in the morning and drink, but I’d know where he was at five o’clock at night, he’d always be in the pub every single day without fail.’ 

She also discussed Spencer’s unhealthy relationship with alcohol previously and admitted that he ‘achieved so much more’ once he quit the booze. 

She confessed: ‘He was watching me working and I was kind of getting really cool jobs and doing better things and he was just kind of not being very productive.’

‘Then he decided himself to give up drinking and as soon as he did that he just achieved so much more and his career has completely changed since he did that.’

‘His life has completely changed, and he’s gotten himself to a point now where he can have the odd drink sometimes and I think it’s quite helpful that I don’t want to drink all the time we never have drink in the house.’

‘That’s not because we’re scared we will drink it, we just never want it.’ 

‘So he did that for himself and I think that was quite an amazing thing to do.’

Vogue also admitted that she has a love/hate relationship with alcohol and doesn’t drink very often as she doesn’t like the taste. 

While talking about Spencer appearing on another podcast, the star revealed that he once admitted ‘Vogue and I used to binge drink three times a week.’

She also discussed Spencer's unhealthy relationship with alcohol previously and admitted that he 'achieved so much more' once he quit the booze

She also discussed Spencer’s unhealthy relationship with alcohol previously and admitted that he ‘achieved so much more’ once he quit the booze

She confessed: 'He was watching me working and I was kind of getting really cool jobs and doing better things and he was just kind of not being very productive.'

She confessed: ‘He was watching me working and I was kind of getting really cool jobs and doing better things and he was just kind of not being very productive.’

To which Vogue laughed and confessed: ‘He did the podcast and he was like ‘yeah Vogue and I used to binge drink three times a week’, I was like I never binge drink three times a week, it makes me sound so bad.’ 

‘I’m a binge drinker because I don’t really like the taste of alcohol, so if you see me drinking alcohol I’m drinking it for one reason, and that’s to get drunk.’

Vogue also admitted to Elizabeth that drinking was a ‘huge part’ of her life growing up, however, claimed it was ‘unusual’ for Spencer.

She revealed: ‘Drinking was a huge part of kind of our lives growing up with everybody around us, but I think with Spenny it was unusual for him to be drinking that much.’

‘Because his parents aren’t big drinkers, his brother isn’t a big drinker, it was just him.’

‘I think that that level of drinking is too much for anyone to be able to be productive or to have a family.’ 

‘It would be very difficult for him to have achieved anything had he kept up that level of drinking.’

The podcast interview comes after Spencer recalled how alcohol took over his life and threatened to end his relationship before he made the sudden decision to go sober. 

During his years as a city broker in London and through to his Made In Chelsea days, drinking became a cornerstone of the TV star’s life.

But it was when he reached his late twenties and met and married his wife Vogue, that alcohol began to threaten his future plans and his desire to settle down.

Speaking on The Mail’s Everything I Know About Me podcast, Spencer admitted of his past behaviour: ‘There was a certainty that I would lose Vogue if I carried on drinking the way I was drinking.’

He recalled how in the early months of their romance, after meeting on the 2017 reality show The Jump, he and Vogue would go out partying together, admitting ‘we had this highly social, quite boozy relationship.’

Alcohol even brought the couple, now parents of three, together as he admits he was perhaps his most dependent on booze around the time they met. ‘I think anybody who was on The Jump will tell you that it was quite something,’ he explained.

‘Although I went sober when I made the finals for ten days before the finals, only went and won!’

Speaking on The Mail's Everything I Know About Me podcast, Spencer admitted of his past behaviour: 'There was a certainty that I would lose Vogue, if I carried on drinking the way I was drinking'

Speaking on The Mail’s Everything I Know About Me podcast, Spencer admitted of his past behaviour: ‘There was a certainty that I would lose Vogue, if I carried on drinking the way I was drinking’

‘When I won I went on some like mental bender, lost everything. I was beginning to feel like I was a real mess, then. And that was a bit unusual for me.’

Spencer explained though that while Vogue would ‘binge drink every few days and drink to get drunk’ he would carry on ‘and it was every day.’

‘She won’t mind me saying she’s a bit of a binge drinker. She actually hates alcohol, she can’t stand being hungover. She doesn’t like the taste of booze, but she’ll drink to get drunk. Back then she would drink to get drunk every few days. Now, it’s once-a-month type of thing,’ Spencer explained. 

‘On the days off, I would drink and she wouldn’t. And then she would get back on the horse. And then when she stopped, I carried on and it was every day, and she would draw attention to it.’

Around this time, Vogue fell pregnant with their eldest son Theodore. ‘My drinking was emphasised by the fact that she wasn’t drinking,’ Spencer said.

‘There was a general level of disappointment in her about me. Which felt s**t, right, because I’ve always wanted people who are close to me to be proud of me,’ he added.

After The Jump Spencer struggled to find more work, whilst his wife’s career was flourishing. ‘I was beginning to feel like a real loser. She would do these great things and travel while she was pregnant, and land these TV jobs and present these documentaries. And I’d be at home.’

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Spencer went ‘on a mental bender’ after winning reality show The Jump in 2017 – the show where he met Vogue 

Spencer explained though that while Vogue would 'binge drink every few days and drink to get drunk' he would carry on 'and it was every day'

Spencer explained though that while Vogue would ‘binge drink every few days and drink to get drunk’ he would carry on ‘and it was every day’ 

Spencer’s turning point came after one boozy night in 2017 after he drank most of a bottle of whiskey at the London home he shared with Vogue. 

Getting into bed drunk with Vogue, who was pregnant at the time, he remembers how he told her he was going to quit. ‘She didn’t really believe me, and neither did anybody else,’ he admitted but ‘I didn’t drink for three and a half years, just stopped.’

And just to emphasise his turning point the next morning he signed up to his first ultra-marathon – running six and a half marathons in five days in the Sahara Desert. explaining: ‘I did it to punish myself for the years wasted.’ 

His next challenge is a world record attempt, announcing that he plans to run the ‘most consecutive marathons on sand’ – thirty marathons in thirty days in the Jordanian desert.

Spencer's next challenge is a world record attempt, announcing that he plans to run the 'most consecutive marathons on sand' - thirty marathons in thirty days in the Jordanian desert

Spencer’s next challenge is a world record attempt, announcing that he plans to run the ‘most consecutive marathons on sand’ – thirty marathons in thirty days in the Jordanian desert 

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