Louis Theroux reveals he was unable to speak above a whisper for three days after ‘losing his s***’ with his children during a furious lockdown rant – and admits to ‘drinking his way through the pandemic’ 

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  • Louis Theroux said he turned to ‘drinking excessively’ while confining the lockdown to his north London home
  • Soft-spoken filmmaker remembers his kids ‘acting out’ as they worked from home and home-schooled
  • He says he shouted at them so loudly that he feared he had ‘broken his vocal cords and would not be able to function again’

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Louis Theroux has experienced limited lockdown spending at his north London home with his wife and three children.

The 51-year-old British presenter says spending every hour with his wife of nine years, Nancy Strang and their three children Albert, 15, Frederick, 13, Walter, six, and being unable to leave the house due to COVID rules makes him ‘extreme’. ‘ Done. drink’.

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talking to Mirror, the soft-spoken filmmaker remembers that his kids were ‘acting out’ as they started working from home and home-schooling, and he yelled at them so loudly that he feared they ‘tended their vocal cords’ is broken and will be unable to work again’.

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Louis Theroux has experienced (seen) spending limited lockdown at his north London home with his wife and three children.

Recalling how he was helping Walter with a bad school app, Louis said: ‘On one occasion the kids were just acting out and I lost my sh*t royally and I found that two or three After days I could not speak. I could have whispered but that was it.

‘I thought I would break my vocal cords, and for a while I wondered if I might never be able to broadcast again.’

The presenter admitted that she felt during the lockdown that she can’t always be ‘strong and reflective’, and she is ‘as anger-prone as everyone else’.

The 51-year-old British presenter says spending every hour with his wife of nine years, Nancy Strang and their three children Albert, 15, Frederick, 13, Walter, six, and being unable to leave the house due to COVID rules makes him 'extreme'. ' Done.  To drink'

The 51-year-old British presenter says spending every hour with his wife of nine years, Nancy Strang and their three children Albert, 15, Frederick, 13, Walter, six, and being unable to leave the house due to COVID rules makes him ‘extreme’. ‘ Done. To drink’

The father of three also joked that he would find himself drunk on Monday, as the days were ‘merged into one’ during the pandemic.

Explaining that his drinking had not ‘taken away from him’ but that he saw it as a ‘way to enjoyment’, he said: ‘If you looked inside me you would have broken down on my liver due to excessive drinking in lockdown’ Can see the split. I definitely drank my way during the pandemic, and I really enjoyed drinking a lot.’

In 2019 Louis, who married his long term TV producer partner Nancy in 2012, revealed that he had two miscarriages before the ‘painful’ birth of their third child, Walter.

Writing Autobiography Gotta Get Theroux It, He Wrote: ‘Term to Term’ [in her pregnancy] One test was done, two ended in miscarriage. There were tears over the weekend in Yosemite.’

Louis reveals that Nancy had talked to him about wanting other men, which made him realize he was focusing on work rather than their marriage (as seen in 2012)

Louis reveals that Nancy had talked to him about wanting other men, which made him realize he was focusing on work rather than their marriage (as seen in 2012)

Later, Louis reveals the trauma of Walter’s arrival, which terrified the couple, as he said: ‘When he raised the baby’s head, it was small, cross-faced and looked like cream cheese and jam. Like a bagel, I looked at Nancy. ,

‘ I thought “we’re not doing this again”. He arrived at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington one afternoon after a harrowing-section …

‘Nancy afterwards looked half-dead, pale like a vampire. The process was delayed and delayed due to various reasons. We felt as if the flight of passengers kept getting canceled…

Prior to Walter’s arrival and discussing their heartache, Louis reveals that Nancy had talked to him about wanting other men, which made him realize that he was focusing on work rather than their marriage. Were.

He proposed to her after 10 years as a couple with a Hatton Garden jewelers business card on his knees.

Louis was previously married to Susannah Kleiman from 1998 to 2001, although in the book he confirmed that marriage was a convenience when he first moved to New York. The former couple met during their time at Oxford University.

The soft-spoken filmmaker remembers his children 'acting out' as he was working from home and home-schooling, and he yelled at them so loudly that he feared he had 'broken their vocal cords' and will be unable to work again'.

The soft-spoken filmmaker remembers his children ‘acting out’ as he was working from home and home-schooling, and he yelled at them so loudly that he feared he had ‘broken their vocal cords’ and will be unable to work again’.

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