WWE star Paige (real name Saraya-Jade Bevis) has said she felt 'broken' after a sex tape featuring her was leaked, and revealed that she considered killing herself.

The Norwich-born wrestler made the revelation after making a triumphant return to Raw last month, when she was also announced as the leader of a new tag-team faction called Absolution.

This followed 16 months on the sidelines, during which time the 25-year-old underwent neck surgery and suspensions after failing the WWE wellness policy. The second violation in October last year was due to illegal drugs, the Mirror reports.

She also had sexually explicit clips of herself leaked on the internet - an ordeal that left her 'collapsing with exhaustion' and even made her contemplate suicide.

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In a new episode of former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia's podcast, Paige said: "That scarred me, just people invading my privacy, to the point where sometimes I don't want to go out. People are just looking at me bad.

"I was out yesterday with my friend. We were just sitting there having a Bloody Mary. This guy comes up to my friend and says 'that's the porn star'."

Bursting into tears, Paige then continued to give a heartbreaking account about her darkest thoughts during the leak

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She said: "When they came out I barricaded myself in the house for a couple of months. I was so sad to the point I was contemplating suicide.

"I was on the floor, I was so low. I got so skinny and ended up collapsing with exhaustion in hospital in England. They told me at the time it was like stress-induced anorexia.

"I wasn't eating, I wasn't sleeping, I lost all my hair. I have clippings right now but I literally have no hair because my hair fell out, because I was so stressed.

"It just broke my heart. I was like 'why would someone want to do that to someone?'."

The former WWE Divas champ also said she was 'young and dumb' but didn't want to be known for the mistakes she'd made.

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Jess Hardiman

Jess Hardiman is a journalist at LADbible. Jess graduated from Manchester University with a BA in Film Studies, English Language and Literature, and has previously worked for Time Out and The Skinny among others.

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