BEN COUSINS HAS HIS SAY ON THE BOOZE BUS SAGA

A SEVEN NEWS EXCLUSIVE

Ben Cousins has told Seven News he made a huge mistake when he ran from a booze bus.

In an exclusive interview with Seven ' s Chris Mainwaring , Cousins talks publicly for the first time about the booze bus saga and how he accepts rumours and innuendo surrounding the incident are all part of his life in the AFL spotlight.

Cousins also discusses his decision to stand down as Captain of the West Coast Eagles.

The first of two special reports

will go to air tonight on Seven News

at six o ' clock