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Marty Sheargold to take an extended break from work as he reveals he’s “exhausted mentally”

“I think it’s important for people like myself who have a public voice to admit."
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Radio personality and comedian Marty Sheargold is stepping back from the spotlight to prioritise his well-being.

Marty has been removing “the stigma around mental health” on Australia’s TV screens, radios, and even in person at live shows for over three decades.

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However, being a public voice takes its toll, admitting: “that I am exhausted mentally from my range of commitments.”

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Marty has revealed in a statement that he’s “taking an extended break from work” in order “to set aside some time to get my work/life balance back into something that feels better than it has over the last couple of years.”

“I think it’s important for people like myself who have a public voice to admit that I am exhausted mentally,” he explained.

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Marty Sheargold hosting The Marty Sheargold show on Triple M. (Credit: Triple M)

However, this hopefully won’t be the last time we’ll see/hear Marty, with his Chief Content Officer looking “forward to having Marty back on Triple M soon.” 

Marty will be keeping things low-key with his family, as he lives a private life away from his career. While he’s off our screens and radios, he’s going to “spend time with his family.”

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Marty Sheargold (R) and Fifi Box of Triple M’s ‘The Shebang’ host the children’s recital event on the rooftop at Austereo studios on 6 December, 2007 in Sydney, Australia. (Credit: Getty)

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