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Ben Fogle Hospital Scare After Drink Spiked
TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle has taken to Twitter to recount an incident which left him in hospital at the weekend after his drink was spiked.
"Whoever spiked my drink with mind altering drugs and put me in A&E with a psychotic fit. Did you think of the damage you would cause?" the 39-year-old tweeted.
He revealed earlier how he had suffered what he described as a "full-on psychotic episode" on Friday night when he returned from a pub in Gloucestershire, where he was staying with friends.
Fogle explained how he had been fine when he returned from the pub, having had no more than half a bottle of wine.
But, on going to check his children, he realised something was not right.
"I started feeling hypersensitive and I knew something was wrong," he told the Daily Mail. "I picked my daughter up and she felt incredibly light, like a grain of rice.
"I suddenly had this compulsion to jump through a window."
Fogle asked his wife Marina if she was all right and she said she was. Then, he said, he "just flipped ... I was ranting, marching up and down, hitting walls, trying to jump out of windows".
Marina and his friends "corralled" him into the sitting room and kept him there until an ambulance arrived.
Fogle spent about 12 hours in A&E, but because the hospital did not do toxicology tests he was not able to say for sure that the cause of his behaviour was definitely down to a spiked drink.
However, he then spent three days having tests on his heart and brain and being seen by psychiatrists. They have ruled out a neurological or psychological problem, he said, and believe his "turn" was brought about because of a spiked drink.
From what he has now learned - Fogle said he had never taken recreational drugs - he thinks the most likely drug was the hallucinogenic drug LSD.
"Why would someone do it?" he asked. "I have no idea. It seems a bit of a coincidence that I was out with my wife and friends and I was the only person targeted."
what do you think?
That was always my excuse when i over-did it on the drugs. "I was spiked" yeah yeah Ben.
Hell fire ben u ok Now Happened t friend pc mine she was on orange juice
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Celebs are so lucky they get all the good stuff, free clothes, drunks and lsd lol