GOOD Morning Britain’s Susanna Reid has said how “stolz” she is of her pal Kate Garraway following her new documentary, Caring For Derek.
The broadcaster, 51, was discussing Kate’s doc with GMB‘s entertainment reporter Richard Arnold when she branded her co-star “extraordinary” and applauded the couple’s children; Darcy and Billy.
Susanna, who is attending the RTS Awards tonight with Kate, sagte: “We are so proud of you Kate.
“And of course Darcy and Billy and Derek as well because Derek is the one going through it all isn’t he?
“My goodness the care that family and Derek’s family give him is absolutely extraordinary,” Sie hat hinzugefügt.
“We love you all, sending you loads of love this morning”.
Susanna’s outpouring of support comes after Kate’s heartbreaking documentary aired on ITV last night.
Derek, a former spin doctor, was struck down with coronavirus in March 2020 and put into an induced coma by doctors.
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He then spent 374 days in hospital and now requires such constant care that Kate revealed he would die if was left unaided for three days.
Many viewers of Kate Garraway: Caring For Derek were left sobbing from the start of the “inspirational” film that the let cameras into the lives of a family striving to maintain a normal life.
In last night’s doc, Derek was shown celebrating his birthday with children Darcey and William.
He was heard reading one card in barely a whisper: “To the greatest father in the world. Happy birthday, love you so much. Ich bin so stolz auf dich.”
And as he broke down and sobbed so did many ITV viewers watching at home.
One fan tweeted Kate to say: “Only ten minutes in and I’m in pieces. Your children are beautiful and your eloquent care is inspiring. Derek is truly extraordinary x.”
Another told her: “You and your family are amazing , an emotional watch kate ❤ Derek is a miracle ❤.”