Sir Billy Connolly reveals effect Parkinson’s disease has had on his marriage

Sir Billy Connolly has said he no longer shares a bed with his wife because his Parkinson’s disease causes him to punch her in his sleep.

The comedian, 76, was diagnosed with the incurable disease in 2013 and announced his retirement from live performance five years later.

Sir Billy, who is cared for by his second wife Pamela Stephenson, 69 – with whom he shares three children, said he struggles with simple tasks including putting money away in his wallet.

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source: This is Lancashire

2019-10-22 23:32
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