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Kate Garraway congratulates Sky’s Sarah-Jane Mee on her baby as she ‘lives in hope’ of husband Derek Draper’s recovery

KATE Garraway has made a rare return to social media to congratulate Sky newsreader Sarah-Jane Mee on her new baby.

The Good Morning Britain presenter is currently “living in hope” that her husband Derek Draper will recover after being hospitalised with coronavirus in March.


But despite the heartache she is suffering in her personal life, Kate took the time to wish her colleague well.

She was one of the first to comment on Sarah-Jane’s post announcing the birth of her baby daughter.

“Wonderful – so pleased for you,” Kate shared.

Earlier this week Piers Morgan said his pal Kate is “living in hope” that her husband Derek Draper will recover.

The 55-year-old Good Morning Britain host was interviewing nurse Mandy Mitchell, who is back home after spending 93 days in intensive care in a coma, when he brought up his co-host.


Last month, Kate paid a heartbreaking tribute to her “wonderful” husband Derek  on Father’s Day – promising that she will never give up on him.

The Good Morning Britain host posted a picture of the 52-year-old alongside his dad Ken and her father Gordon.


Kate Garraway shared images of her husband Derek (top left and bottom right) alongside their own fathers[/caption]

Derek and the 53-year-old TV star are parents to two children – 14-year-old daughter Darcey and 10-year-old son William, who they call Billy.

In a touching message, Kate explained that she was feeling “overwhelmed by the long road that lies ahead” but said she was focused on her family being able to “pull together”.

She wrote: “Happy Fathers Day to all the wonderful Daddy’s out there. A tough day for us but am filled with so much love & gratitude to still have for my Dad ‘Trinity’.

“Thats my Dad Gordon, Derek’s dad Ken and of course Derek himself (officially the Best Dad in the World according to Darcey & Billy.)

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She wrote a heartfelt message on Father’s Day saying the was ‘overwhelmed by the long road that lies ahead’[/caption]


The star spoke about her hope that Derek would ‘eventually start to slowly recover’[/caption]

“All three of them never happier than when they are with their children. I’m so grateful to have you still in our lives – & know so many today don’t have that. But the love is there – no separation can change that.

“Thank you so much for all your kind messages of support after my interviews with GMB and The Sun a couple of weeks ago. Am sorry have not posted recently. I just needed a little time.

“They were incredibly emotional experiences & to be honest left me with a range of feelings – gratitude to @itv & @janemoore for giving me the chance to let all who so touchingly care for Derek know what he is up against but also rather overwhelmed by the long road that lies ahead.

“Whatever happens next I’m afraid it IS going to be a long road, with an uncertain end that isn’t even nearly in sight right now.


Kate said that she was sending her followers ‘all the love and positivity in the world’[/caption]

Derek with his children Darcey and William on Good Morning Britain
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“BUT. This week I am refocusing on hope that as a family we are going to pull together with the support of friends and get through everything come what may.

“Hope- because I know that the amazing people keeping Derek alive, stand shoulder to shoulder with me in NEVER giving up on him and, of course, hope that my wonderful Derek is going to keep fighting this and eventually start to slowly recover.

“After all we are all having to do that aren’t we in one way or another – this ghastly time has affected us all & life deals us blows that we just have to bounce back from & celebrate the good.

“This Father’s Day I am sending you all the love & positivity in the world – let’s seek out the joy! #staypositive #hope #fathersday.”

Deaths from coronavirus in the UK recently passed the 42,000 mark

Piers Morgan revealed last week that his pal’s Kate’s life has become a “living hell” since her husband was hospitalised with coronavirus in March.

He explained that the pair had been planning to renew their wedding vows this summer, but added: “Agonisingly, Kate doesn’t even know if she will ever get Derek home again.”

The former political adviser has now overcome coronavirus after being put in a coma, but Kate recently told The Sun she had been warned by doctors that he may never fully recover.


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