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NRL legend Matty Johns reveals he doesn’t have a computer

NRL legend Matty Johns reveals he doesn’t have a computer and lets his spouse run his Instagram as a result of social media is ‘exploding with hate’ which damages the psychological well being of gamers


Matty Johns is popping the massive 50 within the coming days.

And the NRL star and media character says he misses the Nineties, when he was enjoying with the Newcastle Knights, and having fun with ‘partying’ in a time earlier than social media was ‘exploding with hate’. 

‘Basically the worst factor to ever occur to me was the twenty first century!’ he tells this week’s concern of Stellar

 Back in time: Matty Johns (pictured) is popping the massive 50 within the coming days. And the NRL star and media character says he misses the Nineties, when he was enjoying with the Newcastle Knights, and having fun with ‘partying’ in a time earlier than social media was ‘exploding with hate’

‘I do not do social media. I do not even personal a computer. I do not have an electronic mail tackle and my spouse does my Instagram account. 

‘The social-media facet has amplified stress tenfold. The great point within the ’90s was you by no means knew what folks had been saying about you. Now you do, it is known as Twitter. And it is such a hypocritical world.’   

The Fox League host goes on to say that the ‘stress’ of the net space can impact a participant’s psychological well being. 

Not online: Honest: 'I don't do social media. I don't even own a computer. I don't have an email address and my wife does my Instagram account,' he says. Pictured with wife Trish Johns

Not on-line: Honest: ‘I do not do social media. I do not even personal a computer. I do not have an electronic mail tackle and my spouse does my Instagram account,’ he says. Pictured with spouse Trish Johns

He added: 'The social-media aspect has amplified pressure tenfold. The great thing in the '90s was you never knew what people were saying about you. Now you do, it's called Twitter. And it's such a hypocritical world'

 He added: ‘The social-media facet has amplified stress tenfold. The great point within the ’90s was you by no means knew what folks had been saying about you. Now you do, it is known as Twitter. And it is such a hypocritical world’

‘As a younger participant, you flip in your cellphone and your accounts begin to explode with hate,’ he provides. 

‘The upside today is that golf equipment and coaches have a far better consciousness of psychological well being and the toll that a high-pressure setting takes on a younger participant.’  

The footy legend says he’s ‘infinitely extra blissful now’ and, as he’s gotten older, he cares much less about what folks consider him. 

Knock on: The Fox League host goes on to say that the 'pressure' of the online space can effect a player's mental health. 'As a young player, you turn on your phone and your accounts start to explode with hate,' he says

Knock on: The Fox League host goes on to say that the ‘stress’ of the net space can impact a participant’s psychological well being. ‘As a younger participant, you flip in your cellphone and your accounts begin to explode with hate,’ he says 

A successful footy career: Matty played 221 games over 10 years including 176 games with the Newcastle Knights, 24 with the Wigan Warriors and 21 with the Cronulla Sharks

A profitable footy career: Matty performed 221 video games over 10 years together with 176 video games with the Newcastle Knights, 24 with the Wigan Warriors and 21 with the Cronulla Sharks

Matty performed 221 video games over 10 years together with 176 video games with the Newcastle Knights, 24 with the Wigan Warriors and 21 with the Cronulla Sharks.   

The former League participant additionally featured in 4 State of Origin matches, representing New South Wales through the mid-to-late 90s. 

He is now a footy commentator and media character after retiring from the game in 2002 amid shoulder and neck accidents he sustained whereas enjoying for the Sharks.

Matty went on to turn into a common on The Footy Show, earlier than internet hosting NRL panel sequence, The Late Show with Matty Johns, on the Fox League channel on Foxtel.    

Read more: In this week's issue of Stellar Magazine

Read extra: In this week’s concern of Stellar Magazine

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