"I could see instantly that he was under the influence of alcohol or drugs - his eyes were rolling and wild.Yvonne shouted: 'You're not welcome here,' and he called her a bitch, spitting: "You don't know what you are getting into." "It was like a scene from some appalling horror movie.
"It turned out O'Sullivan was going missing for days on end.
A working-class family who believe in "hard graft and sticking together", life has treated them well.
Bobby says: "When I first married Yvonne, we lived in a two-up two-down terraced house.
Over the quiet Easter weekend, comedian Bobby Ball and his wife Yvonne had every reason to feel happy with life as they watched their three young grandsons enjoy the remains of their chocolate eggs.
After 32 years of marriage, the couple were enjoying every moment of quiet contentment together at their dream home in leafy Lytham St Annes, Lancashire.