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Jason Donovan reveals the advice Johnny Depp gave him after his cocaine-induced seizure

Former Neighbors star Jason Donovan recalls the advice he received from infamous party animal Johnny Depp about quitting drugs.

Donovan, 54, who became a superstar by playing Scott Robinson on the long-running Australian soap, infamously suffered a cocaine-induced assault at a 21st birthday party hosted by Depp for his then-girlfriend Kate Moss in 1995.

The bash was held at the Viper Room nightclub in Los Angeles, attended by Michael Hutchence, Helena Christensen, Christy Turlington, Thelma Houston and John Galliano.

Former Neighbors star Jason Donovan (pictured) remembers the advice he received from infamous party animal Johnny Depp about quitting drugs

Former Neighbors star Jason Donovan (pictured) remembers the advice he received from infamous party animal Johnny Depp about quitting drugs

During the night, Donovan routinely returned to his nearby hotel room to snort lines of cocaine, later collapsing while Van Morrison’s Hutchence performed Gloria, accompanied by Depp on guitar.

In his 2007 memoir, Between The Lines: My Story Uncut, Donovan revealed how his attempts to keep up with the “big boys” nearly ended in tragedy that night.

“By midnight the party had hit the dance floor, but I knew I was about to go. My heart was pounding, my vision became blurry, and I became disoriented. I tried to balance myself, but my legs gave way under me and I fell to the ground,” Donovan wrote.

Donovan, 54, infamously suffered a cocaine-induced assault at a 21st birthday party hosted by Depp (left) for his then-girlfriend Kate Moss (right) in 1995

Donovan, 54, infamously suffered a cocaine-induced assault at a 21st birthday party hosted by Depp (left) for his then-girlfriend Kate Moss (right) in 1995

In his 2007 memoir, Between The Lines: My Story Uncut, Donovan (pictured in 1990) revealed how his efforts to keep up with the

In his 2007 memoir, Between The Lines: My Story Uncut, Donovan (pictured in 1990) revealed how his efforts to keep up with the “big boys” nearly ended in tragedy that night.

“By midnight the party had hit the dance floor, but I knew I was about to go.  My heart was pounding, my vision became blurry, and I became disoriented.  I tried to balance myself, but my legs gave out beneath me and I fell to the ground,

“By midnight the party had hit the dance floor, but I knew I was about to go. My heart was pounding, my vision became blurry, and I became disoriented. I tried to balance myself, but my legs gave out beneath me and I fell to the ground,” Donovan (pictured in 1990) wrote in 2007

‘There had been a crowd circling around me and Michael’ [Hutchence] stood over me, trying to empty my pants pockets. “Do you have anything with you?” he kept asking me. I tried to talk, but I couldn’t. “It wouldn’t be cool if something was found on you by the medics,” he whispered.

Donovan was stretched out of the club by paramedics and rushed to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in LA.

However, the star discharged after just three hours and returned to the party to apologize.

Donovan recalls telling Depp that he was “very much” sorry for the incident, to which Depp is said to have replied, “That’s cool, don’t worry.”

Donovan recalls telling Depp that he was

Donovan recalls telling Depp that he was “very much” sorry for the incident, to which Depp is said to have replied, “That’s cool, don’t worry.” “We’re just glad you’re doing well. Now take some advice from me: go to your room, get some sleep and for God’s sake take it easy in the future,” Depp said, according to Donovan.

He now has a regular DJ appearance on Heart FM and recently made his pantomime debut in Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the Birmingham Hippodrome

He now has a regular DJ appearance on Heart FM and recently made his pantomime debut in Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the Birmingham Hippodrome

“We’re just glad you’re doing well. Now take some advice from me: go to your room, get some sleep and for God’s sake take it easy in the future,” Depp said, according to Donovan.

While Donovan continued to use cocaine, he eventually vowed to change his life.

He now has a regular DJ appearance on Heart FM and recently made his pantomime debut in Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

Reports have also surfaced that Donovan will reprise his role in Neighbors alongside co-star Kylie Minogue (right) during the show's impending finale.

Reports have also surfaced that Donovan will reprise his role in Neighbors alongside co-star Kylie Minogue (right) during the show’s impending finale.

Reports have also surfaced that Donovan will reprise his role in Neighbors alongside co-star Kylie Minogue during the show’s impending finale.

The pair famously appeared as husband and wife, Charlene and Scott Robinson, on the soap.

The final episode of Neighbors will air on 10Peach on August 1.

Jason Donovan is pictured sharing a scene with a young Russell Crowe in Neighbours

Jason Donovan is pictured sharing a scene with a young Russell Crowe in Neighbours

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