Kate Garraway reveals Elton John provided to assist her household as husband Derek Draper fights covid-19

Kate Garraway reveals Elton John offered to help her family as husband Derek Draper fights covid-19

Kate Garraway has revealed Sir Elton John provided to help her household after her husband Derek Draper was hospitalised with coronavirus.

Garraway returned to Good Morning Britain this morning to share an replace on Draper’s situation, saying she has obtained monumental help from all around the UK.

Talking to Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid, Garraway revealed some high-profile stars have been amongst these providing their help – together with none aside from Sir Elton.

“Elton John contacted me… It was so unusual, he was like; ‘Hello Kate, it is Elton,’” she stated.

“I used to be like ‘Elton… John?’ It is so unusual. We do have a mutual buddy, which I did not find out about.”

Revealing he referred to as from America, Garraway stated: “Due to all of the work he does with the AIDS Basis he was like, ‘What can I do to assist? I do know a bit about antiviral stuff.’ And he stated, ‘I am on board, I am on board, I will attempt to assist in any manner I can.’”

She continued: “And I used to be so determined. At this level it was very exhausting to speak with the hospital, so I used to be like, ‘sure, please assist!’

“I do know it sounds extraordinary, however at that time, I put the telephone down and I used to be like, ‘That was Elton John. And I feel he will assist.’”


Garraway additionally revealed David Beckham despatched supportive movies on social media.

Draper is now not in an induced coma, however Garraway stated she doesn’t know what he can hear, see or really feel.

She added that docs warned her to arrange for his demise on six seperate events.

“He was induced into the coma as a manner of resting the lungs,” she stated.

“In fact now they’re [doctors] now not protecting folks in a coma and he type… of can’t get up.

“Derek is in a minimal state of consciousness however we now have no actual information of what he can see and listen to and really feel.”

She added: “His lungs are beginning to recuperate a bit of bit, his kidneys are doing higher, his liver is doing higher. However they don’t know the way significantly better he can get.

“It’s a very determined scenario, it is very very troublesome. In fact there’s implausible hope he is nonetheless alive, the docs do hold saying it is a miracle he is nonetheless alive.”

Garraway will likely be returning to Good Morning Britain on Monday, internet hosting alongside Ben Shephard whereas Morgan and Reid take an prolonged break from the present.

Garraway confirmed she was excited to return, saying: “It’s pretty to be again… It’s like popping out of a bubble of unhappiness. It’s simply so unusual to nonetheless be on this scenario.”

Garraway and Draper married in 2005 and have two youngsters collectively, Darcey and Billy.

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