Cousins’ response left viewers of the documentary feeling concerned.
“I felt he was taken advantage of badly and the whole thing was just sad. Say what you want of him, but I really hope he gets the help he desperately needs,” former Wallaby Matt Giteau wrote on Twitter.
“Fingers crossed he surrounds himself with the right people and gets on track,” sports presenter Adam McGrath added.
Ben Cousins’ fall from grace.
Ben Cousins’ difficulties with drug addiction first became public when the West Coast player fled a Perth roadside breath test on foot in 2006, leaving his then-girlfriend Samantha Druce in his car in the middle of the Canning Highway in Perth.
To elude police, Cousins even jumped into the nearby Swan River.
Eventually, he was arrested and charged, which cost him the captaincy of the Eagles and $900 plus court costs. He was fined an additional $5000 by West…