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Sheridan Smith reveals she had 5 seizures after stopping medication

Sheridan Smith has revealed she was rushed to hospital and had five seizures after she stopped taking anti-anxiety medication back in 2016 following a jibe Graham Norton made about her.

The actress, 39, made the revelation on the yet to air ITV special Sheridan Smith: Becoming Mum, and admitted she felt ‘humiliated’ after TV BAFTAs host Norton made a joke about her ‘being drunk’ during the ceremony.

The West End star – who welcomed her first child in May – revealed she ‘went off the deep end’ after she was nominated for her performance in The C Word at the event.

Honest: Sheridan Smith revealed she was rushed to hospital and had five seizures after she stopped taking anti-anxiety after Graham Norton made a jibe about her at the BAFTAS 2016 (pictured breastfeeding son Billy in pictures from ITV special Sheridan Smith: Becoming Mum)

She said: ‘Graham was hosting and made a joke at my expense about me being a drunk. I was so humiliated’ (pictured making his speech)

Speaking on the programme she recalled the incident, as she said: ‘Graham Norton was hosting and made a joke at my expense about me being a drunk.

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