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Kate Garraway says Derek Draper is battling ‘life-threatening’ sepsis

Kate Garraway has revealed that her husband, Derek Draper, has returned to hospital after being diagnosed with “life-threatening” sepsis.Draper, 54, has been severely unwell since testing positive for coronavirus in March 2020 and despite no longer having the virus today, has suffered from long-lasting organ damage.Speaking on Good Morning Britain on Monday, the TV presenter explained why she had been absent from the programme for the past three weeks.“I dramatically disappeared and haven’t been here for three weeks now... We were on air and Derek had come out of hospital, he’s been going in and out of hospital for...
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Kate Garraway to miss second week of GMB as Derek Draper remains in hospital

Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway will miss a second week of the ITV show as her husband, Derek Draper, remains in hospital.She first missed the show last Wednesday (20 July) after Draper was taken to hospital after he reportedly took a “turn for the worse”.Draper was put in a medically induced coma in March 2020 after catching Covid-19. Earlier this year, Garraway said he needed constant medical support or he “would die”.After missing her first show, a spokesperson for ITV said: “Kate is taking some time off work over the next few days, and is hoping to be...
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Kate Garraway pulls out of GMB as husband Derek Draper takes ‘turn for the worse’

Kate Garraway’s husband Derek Draper has reportedly “taken a turn for the worse”, with an ITV spokesperson confirming that the presenter will be taking “a few days” off from her Good Morning Britain duties.The spokesperson said: “Kate is taking some time off work over the next few days, and is hoping to be back to her normal presenting duties as soon as possible.”The statement comes after a source close to the family told The Mirror that Draper was “seriously unwell”.“Derek is back in hospital in a very serious condition but the family knows he is in the best hands,”...

GMB presenters send love to Kate Garraway as Derek Draper ‘rushed to hospital’

Good Morning Britain presenters Ben Shephard and Charlotte Hawkins have sent well wishes to fellow presenter Kate Garraway, after her husband Derek Draper was reportedly rushed to hospital on Tuesday morning (19 July).In a statement released by ITV on Wednesday (20 July), a spokesperson said: “Kate is taking some time off work over the next few days, and is hoping to be back to her normal presenting duties as soon as possible.”During the show on Thursday morning (21 July), Shephard said: “We are missing a member of the team, aren’t we?”Hawkins replied: “‘We are yes. So Kate’s not here....

Good Morning Britain’s Kate Garraway falls for April Fools’ Day prank

Kate Garraway was pranked on this morning’s episode of Good Morning Britain to mark April Fools’ Day.The prank occurred during a discussion of the UK premiere of The Lost City, a new adventure film starring Channing Tatum and Sandra Bullock.After sharing clips from the premiere, presenter Vick Hope teased that a celebrity guest would be appearing live in the studio: Tatum himself.Garraway was seen looking shocked and delighted at the news, before her co-star informed her that it was in fact just a seasonal prank, at which point her expression turned to one of disappointment.Elsewhere during Friday’s episode (1...

GMB's Kate Garraway praised for "absolutely heartwarming, heartbreaking" documentary Caring for Derek

ITV documentary Kate Garraway: Caring for Derek was met with an incredibly emotional response yesterday evening (February 22). A continuation of last year's Finding Derek, the new documentary caught up with Good Morning Britain presenter Garraway as she welcomed home her COVID-stricken husband Derek Draper, who'd spent over a year in hospital and now needs 24/7 care.

Kate Garraway admits she’s ‘terribly lonely’ as she cares for Derek

Kate Garraway has admitted she gets “terribly lonely” while caring for her husband Derek Draper, after he was struck down with coronavirus in March 2020The Good Morning Britain host, 54, was praised for her “patience and strength” in Caring For Derek - an intimate documentary which aired on ITV last night. Draper was put into an induced coma by doctors when he initially contracted the virus, and even now Garraway said he “would die” if left unaided for three days without expert care.This is the second documentary about the couple’s ordeal, as Garraway continues to speak openly about her husband’s...

Kate Garraway fears she’ll run out of money for husband Derek’s 24hr care

Kate Garraway admitted she's worried about running out of money to pay for her sick husband Derek’s care.The ITV presenter, 54, made the admission on This Morning whilst discussing her new documentary, Caring for Derek.Her husband caught Covid at the start of the pandemic and was in hospital for over a year.The illness has left him with life-changing health conditions and he requires round-the-clock care."The system, I mean I don't believe we can have 24 hour care forever, you know there's a point where money runs out!Sign up to our free newsletters here Read More Kanye West sings karaoke while celebrating Floyd Mayweather’s birthdayAll Marvel shows leaving Netflix for Disney+ITV’s Lorraine cuts from Ukraine segment to Avril Lavigne interview: ‘Life goes on’

Kate Garraway shares update on husband Derek, says he feels ‘heartbroken’

Kate Garraway has said her husband Derek Draper is “heartbroken” every morning as shares an update on his recovery from severe Covid.Draper was hospitalised with Covid in March 2020 and was later placed under a medically-induced coma. He woke up several months later and was able to go home in April 2021.In an appearance on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories last year, Garraway said the virus had “devastated” Draper’s health and had affected his digestive system, his kidneys, liver, heart and nervous system.He now requires 24-hour care at home, provided by Garraway and a team of healthcare professionals.Speaking to The Sun...