Boris Becker ‘complains about prison food after being served corned beef for first meal – met skande tennisster geskok deur gebrek aan higiëne, overcrowding and darkness of jail’
Disgraced tennis star Wimbledon se Boris Becker is skuldig op vier aanklagte ingevolge die Insolvensiewet is struggling to adjust to life behind bars as he comes to grips with the ‘constant noise’ and small portions of basic food.
The 54-year-old champion, known for enjoying luxuries like Cuban cigars, fine wines and fillet steak, was brought back down to earth after being served corned beef on his first night in prison.
He was jailed for two and a half years last week for hiding assets during bankruptcy proceedings.
Now Becker is finding it difficult to cope with the quantities of food on offer at Wandsworth Prison, bronne sê, and is using his £10 weekly allowance to top up meals with chocolate, biscuits and bananas from the canteen.
The sportsman is also said to be struggling to sleep in his six square metre cell but is expected to be transferred to a jail that isn’t so hard in the coming weeks.
Disgraced tennis star Boris Becker is struggling to adjust to life behind bars as he comes to grips with the ‘constant noise’ and small portions of basic food
Now Becker is finding it difficult to cope with the quantities of food on offer at Wandsworth Prison, bronne sê
A source told the Sun: ‘He is having a rough time and the worst thing of all is the food.
‘He cannot believe how bad it is and how small the portions are. One of his first meals was corned beef, which wasn’t good.
‘But he will have to get used to it. He is also shocked at the lack of hygiene at the prison because it’s so overcrowded.’
Vroeër hierdie week, Becker’s girlfriend was seen visiting the star, after he called her and his 86-year-old mother from jail.
Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro was seen walking out of the notorious Victorian lock-up wearing a denim jacket, joggers and a cap while carrying a silver Puma holdall.
Becker has been allowed to make two telephone calls in jail, one to Lilian – wat in haar veertigs is – and one to his elderly mother, volgens berigte.
He is ‘doing ok’ behind bars and his mental health is good, his estranged wife has said, although she added the jail ‘was not a five-star hotel’.
Prisoners at Wandsworth are allowed to make one call after arriving, but the sportsman was allowed an extra one as a ‘celebrity bonus’, a member of staff told prent.
Becker’s girlfriend Lilian is a political risk analyst, who started dating the three-time Wimbledon kampioen in die somer van 2020 nadat hy met sy eksvrou Lilly uitmekaar is 2018 na nege jaar van huwelik.
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