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The Block’s Darren Jolly shares a disturbing Instagram post about his family situation

The Block’s Darren Jolly shares a disturbing Instagram post about his family situation – amid bitter legal battle and custody battle with estranged wife Deanne

The Block’s Darren Jolly claims he has been out of touch with his two daughters, Scarlett and Lily, since his divorce from wife Deanne in September 2019.

And on Wednesday, the former AFL star, 38, shared a troubling Instagram post about his family situation amid his bitter legal stoush with his estranged wife.

Daily Mail Australia cannot disclose the content of the mail for legal reasons.

Legal battle: The Block's Darren Jolly shared a disturbing Instagram post about his family situation amid his bitter legal battle and custody battle with estranged wife Deanne

Legal battle: The Block’s Darren Jolly shared a disturbing Instagram post about his family situation amid his bitter legal battle and custody battle with estranged wife Deanne

“It’s amazing how many messages I’ve received from fathers in the same situation as me. So extremely sad, ‘he wrote in the caption.

It comes after Darren revealed that he hadn’t spent time with his daughters during the Melbourne coronavirus blockade or since his divorce from their mother.

On October 26, there were concerns about his well-being, when the father of two shared a disturbing tribute to his girls and admitted that he ‘couldn’t go on much longer’.

Darren and Deanne announced their divorce in September 2019 after 15 years of marriage.

Post: The 38-year-old (pictured with his daughters) shared a cryptic Instagram post with the caption: 'It's amazing how many messages I've received from dads in the same situation as me. So extremely sad '. Daily Mail Australia cannot disclose the content of the mail for legal reasons

Post: The 38-year-old (pictured with his daughters) shared a cryptic Instagram post with the caption: 'It's amazing how many messages I've received from dads in the same situation as me. So very sad '. Daily Mail Australia cannot disclose the content of the mail for legal reasons

Post: The 38-year-old (pictured with his two daughters) shared a cryptic Instagram post with the caption, ‘It’s amazing how many messages I’ve received from dads in the same situation as me.’ Daily Mail Australia cannot disclose the content of the mail for legal reasons

They were popular contestants on Channel Nine’s renovation series The Block, which appeared twice in 2014 and 2015, winning the final season.

Darren has made no secret of his battle with mental illness since the split.

In February, at the Collingwood Annual General Meeting, he spoke candidly about his business troubles and the breakdown of his marriage.

Spending three weeks in a psychiatric facility to deal with depression. I left my 15-year marriage because I was in love and wanted a happier life, ”he said.

Divorced: It comes after Darren revealed that he hadn't spent time with his daughters during the Melbourne coronavirus blockade or since his divorce from their mother. Pictured: Darren and Deanne Jolly with their children on January 20, 2017 in Melbourne

Divorced: It comes after Darren revealed that he hadn't spent time with his daughters during the Melbourne coronavirus blockade or since his divorce from their mother. Pictured: Darren and Deanne Jolly with their children on January 20, 2017 in Melbourne

Divorced: It comes after Darren revealed that he hadn’t spent time with his daughters during the Melbourne coronavirus blockade or since his divorce from their mother. Pictured: Darren and Deanne Jolly with their children on January 20, 2017 in Melbourne

He told his former teammates that around that time his mental health got so bad that he “ almost did something stupid and ended up [his] life’.

‘Everything was too much to handle and I lost control. I lost my drive to keep going, I lost my purpose in life, I lost my direction and lost my path. I thought it was easier to just go, ”he confessed.

At the worst of his struggle, Darren signed himself up in the hospital, describing it as the ‘best thing’ [he] could have done ‘.

About: Darren and Deanne announced their divorce in September 2019, after 15 years of marriage

About: Darren and Deanne announced their divorce in September 2019, after 15 years of marriage

About: Darren and Deanne announced their divorce in September 2019, after 15 years of marriage

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