Martin Devlin made a suicide attempt on Monday night. Who is his partner Lauren de Boeck? Here we have covered.
Devlin is a New Zealand sports and TV broadcaster. He is a breakfast radio veteran who began his career in radio music. Devlin is mostly known for anchoring TVNZ’s coverage of the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Lately, Devlin was taken to hospital after attempting to take his own life. His ex-wife Andi Brotherston thanked members of the fire service, police and St John Ambulance who helped him.
Martin Devlin Suicide Attempt: What Happened To Him?
Martin Devlin is in hospital after a suicide attempt.
His ex-wife, Andi Brotherston said she and the pair’s 20-year-old son found him unconscious on Monday night.
Martin Devlin is a friend,
I’m sorry NZME, I know that times have changed, this is not the old school approach of an industry that stood out from the rest as a unique work environment. The old school industry that people just like Martin signed up for. You hung him out to dry:) pic.twitter.com/ZWOVf4spBt
— Todd & Jackie Scott. Co-Owners @TheNBR (@ToddScottNBR) July 19, 2021
Brotherston said: “So many families don’t get that second chance we do here, and we were so lucky. If it had been another five or 10 minutes it would have been quite a different outcome.”
She continued: “He’s in terrible shape. “I don’t know what to say other than it’s been utterly, utterly heartbreaking – but we got lucky.”
Devlin had been doing well with his counseling and mental health but the news of the third investigation by NZME had made a serious impact on him.
Previously, media company NZME had already received two complaints, one of which he threw a punch at another journalist that missed.
Who Is His Partner Lauren de Boeck?
Martin Devlin partner was Lauren de Boeck in Dancing with the Stars.
Well, the columnist and sports broadcaster made his TV dancing debut with his dance partner Lauren de Boeck.
Everything On Broadcaster Family
Broadcaster Martin Devlin family included his parents, his father Rodney, and his mother Ann.
His dad, Rodney Devlin died of prostate cancer at the age of 63 in October 2009. His father was his big hero.
After his death, his dad’s ashes were kept in a small box that Devlin made in a school woodwork class at 14.
He believed his dad wouldn’t have missed being in the Dancing with the Stars audience if he had lived longer.
Martin Devlin Children: Ex-Wife Andi Brotherston
Martin Devlin had a former wife named Andi Brotherston.
Moreover, Devlin and his ex-wife Brotherson have two children, both of them are sons.
Brotherston told Stuff when she was picking their son from university at about 7 PM on Monday, she had mixed feelings that something was not right.
I’m utterly devastated to tell you that Martin tried to kill himself last night.
Our 20 year old saved his life, got to him in time… another 10 minutes and we would have found his body.
— AndiBrotherston (@AndiBeeeee) July 19, 2021
She told said, “I just had a feeling something wasn’t right, so I just said … Let’s go over and see your dad.” where she found him unconscious.