Biography Ben Cousins is best known as a Australian Rules Footballer. “When he’s bad, he’s not with the world of the living.”. 'I hope people can see I'm having a crack at turning it around,' he said. In and out of court over drug offences and breaches of a violence restraining order taken out by his ex-partner and mother of his two children. Fallen AFL star Ben Cousins has admitted to drug possession, six months after he was arrested in Canning Vale. ', 1996 - Makes AFL debut with West Coast and is named the league's Rising Star, 2001 - Named club captain of West Coast at age 23, 2002 - Breaks his arm falling down a flight of stairs at a nightclub months after punching his teammate Daniel Kerr, 2005 - (May) Is quizzed by police about association with underworld identities, - (September) Wins Brownlow medal as the AFL's best and fairest player, 2006 - (February) Swims across a Perth river to escape a booze bus, - (September) Wins AFL premiership with the Eagles, - (December) Is arrested after passing out in front of Melbourne's Crown Casino and spends four hours in jail, 2007 - (March) Suspended by West Coast after missing training session, - (April) Goes to a drug rehabilitation facility in the US, - (October) Revealed to have visited fellow Eagles legend Chris Mainwaring twice on the night he died of a drug overdose, - (October) Arrested and charged with drug offences that are later dropped, - (November) Eventually sacked by West Coast and banned from the AFL for one year, 2008 - AFL re-registers Cousins and he is signed by Richmond, 2010 - Retires from the AFL but releases autobiography and documentary, Cousins has been charged with drug possession and refusing a drug test in 2007, but the charges were later dropped, 2015 - Arrested three times before leading police on a slow-speed car chase, 2016 - (June) Spotted behaving erratically and directing traffic on a highway, - (October) In and out of court over drug offences and breaches a restraining order taken out by his ex-partner, 2018 - (January) Released from jail on parole just 10 months into his sentence, He takes up a community support role with the West Coast Eagles - a requirement of his parole conditions, - (May): Reports emerge he hasn't been seen at the club for a month, The club confirms the he told officials in April he no longer wanted the job, - (August) Arrested and charged with drug possession and breaching a  restraining order, 2019 - (February) He was fined $1,750 for possessing meth and hiding it up his anus while in jail, (March) Cousins pleaded not guilty to 14 offences in court, including breaching a family violence restraining order and a count each of aggravated stalking and threatening to injure, endanger or harm.

'Mick … I'm just telling you - and I honestly was going to get him to come over, I was going to give him my Brownlow - to mediate. THE salacious details of Ben Cousins’ reported life inside a Perth brothel have been revealed in a female escort’s incredible tell-all. Leads police on a slow-speed car chase, breaches security at an SAS base, drives erratically outside a Sikh temple and climbs onto the roof of a two-storey home. “So many girls refused to be at the lounge or would avoid him on shift as he would make people uncomfortable.”. “She would call a number of us girls at outrageous hours and ask us to start shift early or finish late to be there for Ben and look after him as he was having a bad time,” an email signed off with the signature “Girls of Langtrees” reportedly claims.

Watch the futuristic new series Brave New World only on Stan. December 28, 2017. 2018 — Released from prison. Retires from AFL. He was back in jail months later following charges making threats and breaking a violence restraining order. I'm just not sure about how to answer that,' he said.

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