Clarke and Worthington called off their engagement in 2010 after two years of dating, and were immediately swamped by a media storm that circled their shared Bondi home.
“That was heavy. That was cameras 24/7,” he said.
“That wasn’t my dream, I didn’t know that came with playing cricket for Australia.”
The father went on to describe how the pressures of the post-split spotlight made it impossible for him to remain in his own home.
“I got to a stage when I came back that I actually couldn’t stay in my own house,” he said.