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David Campbell’s suicide heartbreak revealed

This is tough to read.

Today Extra host David Campbell has opened up about his friends shock suicide.

The TV-star and musician told this week’s edition of Stellar magazine that the ordeal was absolutely heartbreaking.

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“I lost my best friend just over a year ago now. He died by suicide. It was an earth-shattering moment for his wife, son and family,” he told the publication.

“As for his circle of friends, we were blindsided. Numbed. Broken. This bright light, a man who taught me how to be a better mate… was gone,” he added.

The father-of-three says the months that followed consisted of him wondering what he could have done to help.

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David with his family. (Credit: Instagram)

“You see, us guys tend to get to a certain age and we don’t talk about things or if we do we tell a few people,” he revealed.

David said a “lifeline” came when he reconnected with an old pal from New York who opened up about going through a difficult time because he lost his job.

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The TV-star said the ordeal was absolutely heartbreaking. (Credit: Instagram)

The reconnected friends then started talking via a video messenger app.

“Two (nearly) middle-aged men, on an app designed for kids, had found a lifeline. We opened vaults and shared everything. I got my old best friend back,” he said.

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David has since reached out to another friend who was going through a difficult time. (Credit: Instagram)

David then encouraged people to reach out if they are going through a difficult time.

If you or someone you know is experiencing depression call Life Line on 13 11 14 or visit Beyond Blue.

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