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    Kate Garraway’s husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus timeline: Latest news

    KATE GARRAWAY’S husband Derek Draper remains critically ill in hospital after contracting coronavirus in March 2020.
    Kate made the difficult decision to return to Good Morning Britain in July and has opened up about her husband’s life-threatening condition on the show.

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    Kate with her husband psychotherapist and author Derek Draper before he got sickCredit: Rex Features
    What is the latest on Kate Garraway’s husband Derek Draper?
    On August 10, Kate gave an update on her husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle as she said she felt guilty over returning to Good Morning Britain.
    The 53-year-old told co-host Adil Ray she didn’t want to upset viewers by speaking about Derek’s condition every week, while adding his recovering is “a waiting game”.
    Kate spoke about the challenges Derek still faces and said she desperately wants him to wake up, she said: “He’s very much still with us. There seem to be different challenges every week.
    “I know everyone has been so lovely and are concerned, but then you don’t want to talk about it on GMB every time because it’s not cheering up everyone that’s trying to cope with Covid.”

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    Kate’s husband Derek Draper is ill in hospital after contracting coronavirus in March 2020
    Timeline of Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle

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    Kate Garraway has had to cope as her husband battles coronavirus
    What else do we know about Kate Garraway’s husband Derek Draper’s time in hospital?
    Appearing from her home in North London in June, an emotional Kate recalled her final words to Derek before doctors put him in an induced coma.
    She said: “He couldn’t really speak to me because of the mask, but he was begging me, ‘I feel like I’m suffocating, please let them put me in a coma’, because there was a debate about that.
    “But I said ‘no we’ve got to wait’ because if his lungs can handle it that’s better.
    “Then on the Sunday morning they rang me up and said we’re going to be putting him in a coma, and he just said to me ‘I love you, I am sorry I have to leave you’, and I said ‘it’s only for three or four days and you’re going to fine this is good, this is good. This is what you wanted, to rest.'”

    Kate went on: “He said to me ‘you have saved my life, I don’t just mean now I mean everything. Being married to you and the children.’
    “And I said, ‘I love you I love you’ and then he was gone and that was it. He was under.”

    The GMB presenter also shared the last words Derek said to their two kids Darcy and Bill before he was taken away in the ambulance.
    She revealed: “Derek told them ‘you’re the best children anyone could ask for, be good for mum, look after her’ and that was it. He went straight to intensive care.”
    Kate and her family have been able to visit Derek twice since he was admitted.
    Many stars such as Piers Morgan and Ben Shephard, who Kate hosts Good Morning Britain with, have sent their best wishes to the star and her husband.

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    Piers tweeted: “This breaks my heart. Few happier, more positive people than @kategarraway. Or a more loyal, decent friend & colleague.
    “So many families like hers going through so much unimaginable anguish in this crisis. Sending all my love to Kate & continuing to root for Derek.”
    She’s thanked everyone for their ongoing support and wished other families going through similar struggles her best wishes.

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    Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger welcome first child and her brother Patrick confirms they’re ‘doing great’

    CHRIS Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have welcomed their first child, with brother Patrick confirming they’re ‘doing great’.
    The actor ‘was seen carrying a package with a pink ribbon’ and told ET he’d bought his sister ‘a little gift’.

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    Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have welcomed their first childCredit: AP:Associated Press
    While he didn’t reveal the baby’s gender or date of birth, parents Maria Shriver, 64, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, 73, were spotted paying a visit to Katherine and Chris’ home on Friday.
    Maria confirmed the couple’s pregnancy on May 1, when Chris, 41, appeared as a guest on her Instagram Live #HomeTogether.
    Maria told Chris: “You’re gonna have another beautiful family member”.
    While this is Katherine’s first child, Chris already has a son Jack, seven, with ex-wife Anna Faris.

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    Katherine’s pregnancy was revealed in MayCredit: Splash News

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    This will be Katharine’s first childCredit: The Mega Agency

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    The couple married in 2019Credit: Refer to Caption
    Meanwhile, Katherine’s dad Arnold told Fox 11 that ‘it’s going to be really, really exciting’ becoming a grandfather for the first time.
    Earlier this month Chris revealed Katherine, 30, was ‘ready to pop’.
    He showed off her big baby bump on a hike.
    Chris shared a picture of him and Katherine on a hike captioned: “Ready to pop / still don’t stop… Top of the mountain today.

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    Chris said his wife was ‘ready to pop’ earlier this monthCredit: Instagram/Chris Pratt

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    Katherine’s dad Arnold is excited to become a grandfatherCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    He added: “Kinda grateful it didn’t go down on the trail tho to be real.”
    Katherine told People Chris has been very supportive during the pregnancy amid the pandemic.
    She said: “It’s been amazing having him home and also very understanding about my need to sanitize everything, having everyone wear masks all the time.
    “That’s been helpful.”

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    Chris already has a son with ex Anna FarisCredit: Rex Features
    Chris’ next movie, Jurassic World: Dominion, is gearing up to get back to shooting with restrictions for COVID-19.
    The couple’s upcoming new addition follows Chris’ announcement his beloved pet ram, Prince Rupert, passed away on his farm.
    The Parks and Recreation actor revealed he was “very sad” about the loss in a sweet Instagram post.
    “It’s a solemn day at #StillwaterRanch as Prince Rupert the ram passed away,” he captioned a black and white photo of he and Rupert hugging.

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    Chris posted a sweet tribute to his pet ramCredit: Instagram

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    Chris, 41, said: “He took his final rest # right next to the still water of the lake under a 100-year-old apple tree. I’m very sad.”
    The actor added that he shared a special bond with Rupert, writing: “I was the only one who could wrestle him down to clip his hooves.
    “He was a big cuddler and sported the thickest most beautiful chocolate coat.”

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    I’m A Celebrity campers will be ‘cold and wet every night in Wales’ say former stars who ‘wouldn’t sign up now’

    I’M A Celeb campers will be “cold and wet every night in Wales” say former stars who “wouldn’t sign up now”.
    Good Morning Britain hosts Adil Ray and Kate Garraway spoke to Christopher Biggins and Ray Mears about conditions in Wales after The Sun revealed the I’m A Celebrity camp has been relocated to the UK from Australia.

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    Adil Ray and Kate Garraway spoke to Christopher Biggins and Ray Mears on Good Morning Britain today
    Kate, 53, completed her stint on the ITV show in December and chatted to 2007 camper Christopher about whether they could have stuck it out if they’d been forced to spend three weeks in drizzling Wales.
    Admitting it would be rather bleak, Kate said: “I love Wales, Wales would have been lovely, I definitely love Wales but I just think it’s going to add an extra twist the cold and the wet.”I remember one of the worst days was when there was a big rainstorm, when all the bedding got wet. It just made it really difficult …
    “I don’t think I would have enjoyed it very much. (Christopher) did you have storms?”

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    Christopher Biggins was set against the show moving to Wales

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    Christopher Biggins, 71, was crowned king of the jungle in 2007

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    Kate completed three weeks in the jungle last yearCredit: ITV
    Christopher, 71, said: “Yes (we had storms) and it will be every night in Wales won’t it?”

    Recalling the luxury of the five star resort where the celebrities stayed on the Gold Coast after being voted out of the sereis, he added: “I’m not sure I could take the cold, and also is there a Hotel Versace nearby?
    “I’m not sure there is in Wales.
    “The only thing I think is very positive about it is that Ant and Dec will be back on TV for three weeks making us laugh and they will get a lot of laughs.

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    I’m A Celeb will be based at a castle in Wales
    “I can see it now, icicles off the nose, shivering, I certainly wouldn’t want to be in it this year.”

    Survival expert Ray Mears offered a few words of advice to celebs thinking about heading West.
    He told them: “It’s going to be in the cold and the wet isn’t it? People sitting at home think the jungle is bad but my experience is people like the jingle because it’s warm and you can more or less relax.

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    Ant and Dec, pictured filming Ant & Dec’s DNA Journey last year, will host I’m A Celeb from a rural castle in the UKCredit: ITV

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    “Just go comfortable, you need something to sleep on that keeps you warm, something soft, put blankets over the sleeping mat, take duvets, take pillows, insect repellant.”
    But he added: “Enjoy it because our countryside is amazing and this year has taught us more than ever to enjoy what we’ve got.”
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    Simon Cowell bike accident: What happened to the X Factor judge and how is he doing?

    SIMON Cowell fans have been left concerned for the music mogul after it was revealed that he had undergone surgery after a horror crash.
    They are now keen to know have the the 60-year-old X Factor judge is doing and what exactly happened to him.

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    Simon Cowell suffered a horror bike accidentCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    What happened to Simon Cowell?
    Simon is lucky not to be paralysed after breaking his back in three places in a fall from his electric bike.
    He missed injuring his spinal cord by a centimetre.
    Simon fell and broke his back after trying out a powerful new electric bike — and accidentally pulling a wheelie.
    His son Eric, six, and his partner Lauren Silverman’s teenage lad Adam watched in horror as Simon fell backwards and smashed down onto a concrete floor at his Los Angeles home.

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    The X Factor boss underwent surgery for a broken backCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    How is Simon Cowell doing?
    Simon had to undergo six hours of surgery following the horror crash.
    He was taken to Providence Saint John’s hospital in Santa Monica, a short drive from his £18million beachside property in Malibu.
    Doctors had to insert a metal rod in his spine after breaking three vertebrae.
    He now faces a long stay in hospital — scuppering his plans to star in the live launch of the latest series America’s Got Talent series.

    Doctors told the TV mogul he was “very lucky” not to have suffered paralysing injuries.
    A source told The Sun: “He’s only just out of surgery and feeling very groggy but is awake and upbeat.
    “Everyone hopes he will make a full recovery but they don’t want to count their chickens just yet.”

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    Simon Cowell admits he ‘didn’t read the manual’ to electric bike before breaking his back in horror accident

    SIMON Cowell has said he “didn’t read the manual” before breaking his back during a terrifying fall that almost left him paralysed.
    Simon, 60, needed six hours of surgery, and missed injuring his spinal cord by a centimetre during the accident witnessed by his son Eric, six, and his partner Lauren Silverman’s teenage lad Adam.

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    Simon Cowell admits he ‘didn’t read the manual’ to electric bike before breaking his back in horror accidentCredit: Getty Images

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    The music boss broke his silence on Twitter last night and confessed he hadn’t been fully versef on how to use the electric bike before taking to the road.
    Simon wrote on Twitter: ” Some good advice…
    “If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time.”I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages..”

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    Girlfriend Lauren and son Eric were with Simon Credit: The Mega Agency
    He added in another message: “And a massive thank you to all the nurses and doctors. Some of the nicest people I have ever met. Stay safe everyone Simon.”

    Simon fell and broke his back after trying out a powerful new electric bike — and accidentally pulling a wheelie.
    Simon fell backwards and smashed down onto a concrete floor at his Los Angeles home.
    A source said: “He was testing out his new bike with Eric and Adam and the power of it surprised him a bit.

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    Simon thanked fans for their supportCredit: AP:Associated Press
    “He fell back directly onto his back and immediately knew he was in trouble. He was in a bad way.”

    Simon needed almost six hours of surgery to insert a metal rod in his spine after breaking three vertebrae.
    He now faces a long stay in hospital — scuppering his plans to star in tomorrow night’s live launch of the new America’s Got Talent series.
    Doctors told the TV mogul he was “very lucky” not to have suffered paralysing injuries.

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    Simon needed almost six hours of surgery to insert a metal rod in his spineCredit: Getty Images

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    Simon is thought to have missed damaging his spinal cord — part of the body’s central nervous system — by a centimetre.
    The source said: “It was a really, really bad fall — but he’s very lucky to have escaped with the injuries he has.
    “Had he damaged the spinal cord he could have been looking at life in a wheelchair, but thanks to the doctors he is hopeful of making a full recovery.”
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    Kate Garraway horrified as Laura Tobin reveals daughter Charlotte, 3, fell off a paddleboard when she wasn’t looking

    KATE Garrway was left horrified today when Laura Tobin revealed her three-year-old daughter Charlotte fell off a paddleboard when she wasn’t looking.
    Good Morning Britain’s weather presenter Laura, 38, assured viewers Charlotte was safe as she wore a life jacket but admitted her moment of panic during Saturday’s heatwave.

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    Laura Tobin assured viewers Charlotte was safe as she wore a life jacket
    Presenter Adil Ray, 46, who hosted GMB with Kate, 53, said he had watched Laura live stream the moment on Instagram, when she and her husband Dean Brown had taken the little girl out with them on the board.
    He spotted Charlotte slipping into the water as he teased Laura, saying: “She was out paddleboarding again this weekend. But while she was busy Instagram living she hadn’t realised her daughter had fallen in!”
    And Laura explained: “The deal was one of us could stand up and have a go at stand up paddleboarding, and the other one had Charlotte sat at the front of the paddleboard while safely paddleboarding. Then my husband tried to move and she fell in. But only briefly she was fine, she had a life jacket on.”
    The presenters continued to give Laura a hard time as she defended herself, but Kate joked: “You can’t talk your three year old daughter fell off a paddleboard!”

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    Laura, 38, on her paddlebard hosting GMB’s weather last week

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    Laura’s daughter Charlotte gatecrashing her weather segment during lockdown

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    Charlotte turned three years old last month
    It came as beachgoers packed onto coastal roads and forecasters revealed the heatwave will last all week.
    Saturday saw coastguards across the UK receive the highest number of call-outs in a single day for well over four years.
    In total, the service rescued 146 people and assisted a further 371.

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    Adil Ray hosted GMB with Kate today
    A woman in her 30s drowned after getting into difficulty off the Norfolk coast yesterday.

    In Southend-on-Sea, Essex, a young child who had drifted 300m from shore in a dinghy was saved.

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    Where is Piers Morgan?

    PIERS Morgan and Susanna Reid wake the nation up every day on Good Morning Britain.
    But now viewers are wondering why the telly duo aren’t on the show at the moment.

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    Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid are on their summer holidayCredit: Rex Features
    Where is Piers Morgan today?
    Piers and Susanna have been a firm fixture on GMB since 2014.
    But, every summer they take a few months off, with 2020 being no different.
    The pair signed off for the summer on July 8, 2020.
    They both have young children and always take the school holidays off.

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    Kate Garraway revealed that she is returning to GMBCredit: Rex Features
    Who will be replacing the GMB hosts?
    Kate Garraway returned to the show on July 13 to present again.
    The popular TV star has not hosted the show since March 2020, when her husband Derek Draper contracted coronavirus.
    Although Derek remains in a critical condition in hospital, doctors have advised Kate to get back to work.
    She will be joined by GMB regular Ben Shephard.

    The Sun has contacted ITV about further replacement hosts, with them telling us “summer presenters will be announced in due course”.
    Previous replacements have included morning TV favourite Richard Madeley.

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    GMB hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid will return in September Credit: Rex Features
    When will Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid be back on GMB?
    Fear not, the pair will return to their GMB hosting duties – but you have a bit of a wait.
    ITV have told us they will be back in September.
    An exact date is yet to be announced.

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    When did Kate Garraway return to GMB?
    Kate return to work on July 10 after taken 4 months off because her husband Derek Draper is critically ill in hospital.
    She said: “I’m back. It’s really emotional. As soon as I walked in I thought, ‘I’m going to cry now’.
    “It’s so lovely to see your faces. I can see your faces anyway [on screen]. It’s lovely to be back, it’s like coming out of a little bubble of sadness. It’s so strange to still be in this situation.”

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    Kate Garraway gives update on husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle as she feels guilt over returning to GMB

    KATE Garraway gave an update on her husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle today as she said she felt guilty over returning to Good Morning Britain.
    The 53-year-old told co-host Adil Ray she didn’t want to upset viewers by speaking about Derek’s condition every week, while adding his recovering is “a waiting game”.

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    Kate Garraway updated fans on her husband’s health battle on today’s show
    Kate spoke about the challenges Derek still faces and said she desperately wants him to wake up.
    She said: “He’s very much still with us. There seem to be different challenges every week.
    “I know everyone has been so lovely and are concerned, but then you don’t want to talk about it on GMB every time because it’s not cheering up everyone that’s trying to cope with Covid.
    “Then on the other hand, last week when we were having fun and games, you feel almost bad because you think, ‘Oh, I’m laughing and he’s still there in a kind of minimal conscious state and it’s a difficult balance.

    “It was worrying me last week, he’s still got lots of challenges, challenges with his food and with his lungs… it’s a waiting game really.
    “I’m lucky I’ve got the chance to wait and he’s still with us and lots of people don’t have that.”

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    Adil Ray is hosting GMB with Kate today
    Adil, 46, assured Kate that her work on GMB during her family crisis has inspired people.
    She admitted she has got to “keep going” to make sure he has “a life to come back to”.

    Adil said: “You have truly inspiring and you say there about you were laughing last week and having a few laughs today but it’s important to have that, you have kids, you’ve got to have hope.”
    And Kate replied: “I’ve got to keep life going on so Derek has a life to get back to.”

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    Derek Draper is still fighting for his life after his coronavirus battle
    Kate has had an incredibly difficult few months after Derek fell ill with coronavirus back in March.
    He was rushed to intensive care and put into a coma, with the star keeping fans updated via social media and interviews during “the most difficult time of her life”.

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    Last month, Derek started to show signs of improvement but Kate has said that there is still a long way to go.
    She bravely returned to work on GMB last month and revealed Derek had been able to watch her from his hospital bed. More