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."
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.
Marty Sheargold hosting The Marty Sheargold show on 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.”
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.