, 2022-11-14 06:14:06,
Emotional darts world champion Peter Wright is left ‘looking like c**p’ without his trademark colourful haircut after his hairdresser wife was rushed to hospital while ‘Snakebite’ was playing in Wolverhampton
- Peter Wright has been competing in the Grand Slam of Darts over the weekend
- But his wife Joanne was rushed into hospital while he was in action
- Snakebite admitted he is only playing in Wolverhampton on Joanne’s insistence
- Joanne helps the world champion create unique flamboyant looks before games
Peter Wright admits he doesn’t care whether he wins or loses right now with his wife currently in hospital after being rushed in by an ambulance.
Wright’s wife, Joanne was taken into care over the weekend while Wright was competing at the Grand Slam of Darts at the Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton.
Speaking after the world champion’s 5-4 win over fellow Scot Alan Soutar, making it back-to-back wins to send him top of Group E, an emotional Wright admitted he was only still playing on the insistence of his wife and that he didn’t care about his match results – having competed without his traditional and colourful mohawk haircut.
Peter Wright admitted he doesn’t care about his form while his wife Joanne is in hospital
Reflecting on his victory he told Dutch outlet Viaplay he said that he had considered not competing due to his wife’s ill health.
‘Definitely. But Jo wants me to come here. She is in safe hands in the hospital and that’s the main thing.
‘It was very difficult. I didn’t know she got taken in yesterday before my match. She was picked up at 8pm in an ambulance and she was in so much pain.
Pictured with Joanne, Wright is seen next to the PDC world trophy that he won earlier in 2022
Joanne helps Wright create his flamboyant look when he competes in darts championships
‘So I went up to see her after my match and didn’t leave until 4am which is why I look like c**p.
‘I didn’t care if I won or lost. Jo wanted me to play. I tried to up the hospital today and [they] wouldn’t let me see her.’
‘For every match, Wright, also known as ‘Snakebite’, with the help of his hairdresser wife, create unique eccentric hairstyles and outfits. ‘She has about two to three hours of work on my hair each time,’ Wright…
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