Calum Best: ‘I’ve grown up but I still have that bad boy in me’

He was once best known for falling out of nightclubs with famous girls, but Calum Best has put his lothario days behind him.


by Jack White |
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Following a successful stint on Celebrity Big Brother this year, the 34-year-old has released a best-selling book and is currently the face of a new range for menswear store Burton.

Speaking to the Daily Star, Calum admitted: "It's been an ongoing process. In my younger years I made silly mistakes that I hold my hands up to.

"I didn't know what path I wanted to take. But now I'm making an effort to be more private, working out and being healthier, so I don't make any stupid public mistakes that I made before. I've grown up and become a man now."

Calum was a regular on the London party scene back in the day
Calum was a regular on the London party scene back in the day

Despite this, Calum insists he's not passed it just yet. He continued: "I am fun.

"I might eat organic and drink green juice, but when it comes down to it, I still enjoy a night out."

But, after struggling with alcohol in the past, Calum is careful not to split back into bad habits.

He continued: "I have to keep those nights few and far between, because I know how easy it is to get sucked into that world.

"I still have that [bad boy] in me. I can still go on a night out and I know how to party."

Calum recently split from girlfriend Ianthe Rose Cochrane-Stack, and he confessed he's not interested in girls throwing themselves at him.

He added: "I'd never say I have my pick of women. But yeah, it was fun and games in my younger years."

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