Bee Gees star Barry Gibb’s son Stephen reveals he ate from BINS after cocaine addiction left him homeless

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THE son of Bee Gees icon Barry Gibb has revealed how he was addicted to drugs and sleeping on the streets.

The music legend’s son Stephen was left homeless following his cocaine addiction and eating out of bins.

The 46-year-old rock musician has spoken about his dark times on his podcast about addiction to cocaine.

Opening up on Addiction Talks he told listeners: “The first time I drank I was probably 14 and I downed an entire bottle of Jack Daniels and blacked out.”

He said:  “After I lost my gig with my band I was homeless, they throw away so much good food in studios and I remember eating out of the dumpster at the record plant praying nobody would see me. I remember thinking ‘This sucks’.

“I was living in my van or wherever I could land. If somebody let me crash on a couch I was fortunate.

“The thing for me that was mind blowing was the old saying, from Park Avenue to park bench.”

He continued: “There were many times in the past I would engage in some sort of stimulant, whether it be cocaine or meth amphetamine…

“The simplest, most mundane things would become kind of a spark that would light a fire of pure terror.”

But he later picked himself up and recovered from addiction and joined his iconic dad on tour playing the guitar. 

Brit-born Barry, 73, is the last surviving member of the legendary pop trio which he formed with his two brothers.

The How Deep Is Your Love singer was raised in Manchester before his family moved to Australia when he was 11.

He awarded a knighthood by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace in 2017 for services to music and charity.

His brother Maurice died suddenly in January 2003 from a twisted intestine with Barry and twin Robin by his side.

Robin passed away nine years later in 2012, aged 62, after a long battle with cancer.

Their brother Andy, who was not a member of the Bee Gees but was a solo artist in his own right, died at just 30 due to inflammation of the heart.

The Bee Gees sold more than 220 million records worldwide making them one of the most successful musical groups in history.

Due to his worldwide success, Barry Gibb has amassed quite a fortune and is estimated to be worth £71million.

The musician, who was raised in Manchester before his family moved to Australia when he was 11, was awarded a knighthood by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace last year for services to music and charity.

His brother Maurice died suddenly in January 2003 from a twisted intestine with Barry and twin Robin by his side.

Robin passed away nine years later in 2012, aged 62, after a long battle with cancer.

Their brother Andy, who was not a member of the Bee Gees but was a solo artist in his own right, died at just 30 due to inflammation of the heart.

The Bee Gees sold more than 220 million records worldwide making them one of the most successful musical groups in history.

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