Alan Carrs husband Paul Drayton is about to undergo serious surgery

Alan Carrs husband Paul Drayton is about to undergo serious surgery

12/10/2021

Alan Carr's husband is set for crucial surgery, where he will have two holes drilled into his head to prevent a potentially fatal blood clot.

Paul Drayton and Carr have had a relatively private marriage, however, it is widely reported that Drayton has battled alcoholism for part of his life, with his struggle still ongoing.

Paul is currently awaiting sentencing in January following a drink-driving incident.

Despite Paul's battles, in his book Alanatomy, Carr described Dayton as: "the best thing that ever happened to me."

In August Carr took to Instagram and posted: "While I was away filming on location the past few weeks, Paul fell off the wagon and started drinking again.

“When I arrived back home from Wales, Paul was covered in scratches and bruises from a drinking binge.

“We are now working together to get the help he needs to get better which is our number one priority right now."

Who is Alan Carr's husband Paul Drayton and when did the couple meet?

Alan Carr and party planner Paul Drayton are believed to have been together for 10 years before they got married, however, they got engaged in 2016.

Carr is thought to have gone to many lengths to be there for Paul as he battles the booze and has made jokes about it in the past.

During a London gig in 2018, he said: "He's been sober for 161 days. I haven't had a drink during this time either… or a smile."

When did Chatty Man host Alan Carr get married?

Alan Carr and Paul Drayton got married in 2018 in Los Angeles – a spokesperson for Carr said at the time that the couple had honeymooned in Mexico and had celebrated with friends in the UK after they returned.

Carr's close friendship with national treasure Adele is well known, with he and Drayton's wedding being officiated by the chart-topper.

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It is believed she even organised and paid for the romantic event. Speaking on the One Show Carr said: "We’ve known her for ages, and when we told her we were getting married she said, 'Can I please plan the whole day for you?'

"She did it all at her house. So, we got in there, and there is a grand piano with a man playing Ordinary People.

"Then she sang with our first dance, it was absolutely amazing. I can never repay her, she’s a one-off as we all know."

Carr recently made an impromptu appearance at the star-studded An Audience With Adele, when he filled the stage as she went off to recompose after a tearful interaction with a former teacher.

Why is Paul Drayton having surgery?

Paul Drayton is having surgery to prevent a potential blood clot in his brain.

Drayton said: “I have a chronic subdural hematoma.

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“They have to drill two small holes to drain it. Hopefully in the next few days.

“Thank you all for your messages and love.

“I won’t be on here for a while but will read all your messages as it gives me comfort and peace.”

Drayton is believed to have fallen off a horse, after which he didn't feel "right", and made an appointment to see an expert.

What was Alan Carr's husband Paul Drayton charged with?

Drayton is facing jail time after he admitted to drink driving, where he almost hit a woman with a pushchair and reversed into a police car.

He is believed to have been driving four times over the legal limit while motoring in Sussex in October, with the judge saying it was a "miracle" no one was hurt.

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