Shane Warne's manager throws light on legend's 'ridiculous' diet plans leading to his death

It was revealed that Warned wished to lose significant body weight.

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Shane Warne recently talked of losing some weight in his IG post. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

A lot more details surrounding Shane Warne’s death have been revealed since the former cricketer’s passing on March 4th. In the latest revelation, Warne’s manager, James Erskine, has told that the cricketer was on a ‘ridiculous diet’ before his untimely death. According to Erskine, Warne was on a 14-day liquid diet where he consumed nothing but fluids. He further stated that the legendary spinner had also previously followed such crash diets.

The Thailand police also went on to further reveal Warne was suffering from frequent chest pains before he left Australia for a holiday in Koh Samui, Thailand. However, Erskine while mentioning not being aware of the chest pains stated that Warne had been on a two-week diet to shed some weight. His manager also discovered only after the cricketer’s death that he had been sweating out of usual in the week leading up to his demise.

“He did go on these ridiculous sorts of diets and he just finished one, where he basically only ate fluids for 14 days and he’d done this three or four times,” Erskine said on Weekend Today, as quoted by

Shane Warne recently talked of losing some weight in his IG post

His manager further revealed that the cricketer’s eating habits fluctuated massively with there not being a constant eating pattern terming his relationship with food as ‘all or nothing.’ Shane Warne had battled with weight issues over the years.

Notably, the famed leg spinner had also taken to his Instagram recently vowing to return to his peak physical health while sharing an old photo of his. “Operation shred has started (10 days in) & the goal by July is to get back to this shape from a few years ago! Let’s go,” Warne’s post read.

Warne had been in the public eye for several years concerning his constant battle with weight issues. He has previously lost a significant amount of weight in short spurs before putting some of it back on. However, he had repeatedly denied taking any weight loss supplements or undergoing plastic surgery to cut down on the extra kilos.

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