Billy Connolly can’t share bed with wife as Parkinson’s makes him ‘sleep like wild animal’ – Mirror Online

Billy Connolly and wife Pamela Stephenson (Image: Getty Images)

Billy Connolly can no longer sleep in the same bed as wife Pamela Stephenson because Parkinson’s disease causes him disturbed nights.

“I sleep like a wild animal,” the comedian said. “Laughing and singing or having fights. Pamela has to sleep in another bed.”

Admitting he is concerned he has “become a pain in the arse”, he credited his wife of 30 years for plumping his pillows for him every night.

“So far, she has never tutted,” he added. “And she’s a rather attractive nurse.”

Billy, 76, said he has “good days and bad days”, recounting: “One day my hearing went, then my balance went, my sight got worse.

“It feels as if everything is being taken away from you and you watch it go.”

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