Katie Price has admitted she hopes she will survive her son Harvey because he “won’t make it without her.”
Honestly about her relationship with her oldest son, 18, the former glamor model, 42, said she is concerned with how Harvey would take care of herself and focus on improving his health after rushing to the hospital earlier this week was brought.
Katie also admitted that she would have taken her own life when she entered The Priory in January if it weren’t for her five kids, as she couldn’t bear the idea of leaving them behind.
Hard: Katie Price, 42, has admitted she hopes she will survive her son Harvey, 18, because he ‘can’t live without her’ after he was taken to hospital with a breast infection earlier this week
Katie said The sun that she is concerned with how Harvey would do it alone because of his complex medical needs.
Harvey is on the autistic spectrum and has Prader-Willi syndrome, which can cause excessive eating, and was born with septo-optic dysplasia that made him visually impaired.
Katie admitted that doctors had warned her that Harvey – who weighs 27 stone – could have a heart attack if he didn’t lose weight, and she still fears her son will take care of herself in the future.
Close: The star also admitted that she would have taken her own life when she entered The Priory if it weren’t for her five kids, Harvey, Junior, 15, Princess, 13, Jett, six, and Bunny, five
She said, “I know it’s awful to say, but I wish he would go for me because he wouldn’t make it without me.
“He would be so heartbroken and wouldn’t understand where I had gone.”
Earlier this week, Harvey was hospitalized after chest pain at his sister Princess’s 13th birthday party, and the star admitted she “feared the worst” during the emergency.
Hard: Katie told The Sun that she is concerned with how Harvey would manage alone due to his complex medical needs (pictured in 2007)
Harvey was later diagnosed with a chest infection and fluid in his lungs and was discharged the following day.
The star also told the publication that the online abuse her son is receiving was part of the reason she went to The Priory in January.
In her darkest moments, Katie admitted that just the thought of her five children Harvey, Junior, 15, Princess, 13, Jett, six, and Bunny, five, kept her from taking her own life.
She added, “I could have gone and hanged myself, which I wanted to do, but I didn’t because I have kids. I know it’s a harsh comment, but it’s the truth. ‘
Difficult: The star also revealed that doctors warned her that Harvey – who weighs 27 stone – could have a heart attack if he didn’t lose weight (pictured in 2018)
Katie – who shares son Harvey with footballer Dwight Yorke – said she is happy to be her eldest child’s only parent and caregiver as Dwight has no contact with his son, and is currently filming a BBC documentary about life as a single mother .
She added that she hopes the program will provide a new insight into the daily challenges of caring for her son.
Usually, Harvey goes to a residential school during the week, but Katie admitted that it was not easy for him to lock him at home during the closure.
Junior and Princess are currently living with their father Peter Andre, while Bunny and Jett are with Katie’s ex-husband Kieran Hayler, but the star said she has had good relations with both of her former partners since moving into a new home nearby.
This week, Katie also spoke to a Commons committee about the online abuse her son received as part of her campaign for Harvey’s law, which would criminalize such behavior.
Important: This week, Katie spoke to a Commons committee as part of her campaign for Harvey’s law, which would criminalize online abuse (2018 photo)