Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields have revealed they were both threatened with being beheaded while working for a charity in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

The couple, who wed that same year, recalled their ordeal on Ayda’s podcast Field’s Postcards From The Edge.

‘I got threatened to be beheaded in Haiti,’ Robbie shared. ‘We were going out there to help.

‘I was like, “Should we go to the next street then?” and looking back, it was scary.’

Ayda, who has four children with Robbie, added: ‘I was with you, I too was being threatened to be beheaded as well.’

The couple flew to Haiti after the Caribbean country was devastated by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake a decade ago.

They were working with Unicef and Robbie spent two days in the port town of Jacmel, witnessing the chaos first-hand.

An estimated 250,000 people were killed, according to the humanitarian organisation World Vision International, while around 1.5 million lost their homes.

Speaking at the time, Robbie told of the destruction he found on the island.

‘As we walked around Jacmel on the first day, it’s hard to explain in words the massive and devastating impact that the earthquake clearly had – it’s a whole different league from what I had imagined I would see,’ he said.

‘It was almost unbelievable, like a movie set. Cars completely crushed – some still poking out from underneath the buildings that have fallen on top of them.’

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