Katie Price hopes documentary about son Harvey will prompt father Dwight Yorke to get in touch – Daily Mail

Katie Price has had a busy week, standing up for her son Harvey, admitting she would like his estranged father to reach out to him and promoting her forthcoming BBC documentary about having a disabled child.

So she took some time on Sunday to relax – albeit looking glam – while poring over snaps of her loved ones.

The former glamour model, 42, kicked back in a Gucci tracksuit, sure to paint her features with a slick of make-up.

Glam Sunday: Katie Price took some time on Sunday to relax - albeit looking glam - while poring over snaps of her loved ones

Glam Sunday: Katie Price took some time on Sunday to relax - albeit looking glam - while poring over snaps of her loved ones

Glam Sunday: Katie Price took some time on Sunday to relax – albeit looking glam – while poring over snaps of her loved ones

Katie’s tracksuit featured a chocolate and white design, with orange brand detailing.

She wore her blonde locks in slick lines around her features as she filmed herself going through her photos.

Katie expressed that she is hopeful that her son Harvey’s estranged father Dwight Yorke will watch her upcoming documentary about the disabled 18-year-old and reach out to them.

She split from footballer Dwight, 49, and raised Harvey without him, before eventually marrying now-ex Peter Andre and having more children.

She told The Sun: ‘[Harvey’s] dad has never stuck up for him. It’s a weird one – I don’t know why and I don’t understand why he doesn’t want to be in touch.

‘I would love Dwight to watch the documentary and reach out to Harvey. I’ve always said the door is open for Dwight when he wants to get in touch. At the end of the day Harvey has done nothing wrong, he’s innocent.’

Memory lane: The former glamour model, 42, kicked back in a Gucci tracksuit, sure to paint her features with a slick of make-up

Memory lane: The former glamour model, 42, kicked back in a Gucci tracksuit, sure to paint her features with a slick of make-up

Memory lane: The former glamour model, 42, kicked back in a Gucci tracksuit, sure to paint her features with a slick of make-up

Designer ensemble: The former glamour model, 42, kicked back in a Gucci tracksuit, sure to paint her features with a slick of make-up

Designer ensemble: The former glamour model, 42, kicked back in a Gucci tracksuit, sure to paint her features with a slick of make-up

Designer ensemble: The former glamour model, 42, kicked back in a Gucci tracksuit, sure to paint her features with a slick of make-up

Dwight has since had another son, Brandon Tiger, 14, whom he shares with Naomi Smith.

Katie said: ‘[Harvey] deserves to know his dad and meet his half-brother. Why should Harvey be deprived of that and why should Harvey’s brother not get the chance to meet Harvey? I wonder if he even knows Harvey is his brother?’

Katie and Dwight were dating in the early 2000s, with Katie welcoming Harvey in May 2002. 

Reaching out: Katie is hopeful that her son Harvey's estranged father Dwight Yorke will watch her upcoming documentary about the disabled 18-year-old and reach out to them

Reaching out: Katie is hopeful that her son Harvey's estranged father Dwight Yorke will watch her upcoming documentary about the disabled 18-year-old and reach out to them

Reaching out: Katie is hopeful that her son Harvey’s estranged father Dwight Yorke will watch her upcoming documentary about the disabled 18-year-old and reach out to them

Absent father: The former glamour model, 42, split from footballer Dwight, 49, and raised Harvey without him, before eventually marrying now-ex Peter Andre and having more children [Dwight is pictured in 2019]

Absent father: The former glamour model, 42, split from footballer Dwight, 49, and raised Harvey without him, before eventually marrying now-ex Peter Andre and having more children [Dwight is pictured in 2019]

Absent father: The former glamour model, 42, split from footballer Dwight, 49, and raised Harvey without him, before eventually marrying now-ex Peter Andre and having more children [Dwight is pictured in 2019]

Exes: Katie and Dwight were dating in the early 2000s, with Katie welcoming Harvey in May 2002 [pictured in 2001]

Exes: Katie and Dwight were dating in the early 2000s, with Katie welcoming Harvey in May 2002 [pictured in 2001]

Exes: Katie and Dwight were dating in the early 2000s, with Katie welcoming Harvey in May 2002 [pictured in 2001]

Katie took to Instagram on Thursday to gush about Harvey and how she is ‘proud’ of all he has overcome over the years. 

She also emotionally declared he is ‘not a thing to poke fun at’ as she said being a mum to a disabled son is a ‘badge of honour’. 

Katie wrote: ‘I wanted to share what really goes on behind closed doors.

‘Harvey isn’t a thing to poke fun at, he’s my son, he overcomes mountains and obstacles everyday that other people take for granted – being a single parent of a disabled child is a badge of honour for me!’

Alongside a sweet photo of the pair together, Katie went on: ‘I am so proud of him, he has feelings, and so do I.’

Son # 2: Dwight has since had another son, Brandon Tiger, 14, whom he shares with Naomi Smith [pictured in 2008]

Son # 2: Dwight has since had another son, Brandon Tiger, 14, whom he shares with Naomi Smith [pictured in 2008]

Son # 2: Dwight has since had another son, Brandon Tiger, 14, whom he shares with Naomi Smith [pictured in 2008]

She told The Sun: '[Harvey's] dad has never stuck up for him. It’s a weird one – I don’t know why and I don’t understand why he doesn’t want to be in touch' [pictured in 2001]

She told The Sun: '[Harvey's] dad has never stuck up for him. It’s a weird one – I don’t know why and I don’t understand why he doesn’t want to be in touch' [pictured in 2001]

She told The Sun: ‘[Harvey’s] dad has never stuck up for him. It’s a weird one – I don’t know why and I don’t understand why he doesn’t want to be in touch’ [pictured in 2001]

Harvey has multiple disabilities including blindness and ADHD and also has an excessive appetite caused by genetic condition ­Prader-Willi Syndrome.

In November, Katie revealed Harvey smashes things up in her house and breaks holes in the wall with his head if he is denied food. 

She candidly spoken about her struggle with her eldest son’s  28st 7lb weight and now, Katie has told how Harvey gets violent if she tries to stop him eating.

Speaking to The Sun, she explained: ‘He’ll smash things up if you say no. I’ve had to re-plaster my walls because he’ll bash holes in them with his head. 

‘He knows what nice things taste of. I’ll give him sweet potato chips instead of real fries but he knows the difference.’

Moving: On Thursday, Katie emotionally declared son Harvey 'is not a thing to poke fun at' as she said she feels being a mum to a disabled son is a 'badge of honour'

Moving: On Thursday, Katie emotionally declared son Harvey 'is not a thing to poke fun at' as she said she feels being a mum to a disabled son is a 'badge of honour'

Moving: On Thursday, Katie emotionally declared son Harvey ‘is not a thing to poke fun at’ as she said she feels being a mum to a disabled son is a ‘badge of honour’

Promoting a BBC documentary they made, Katie wrote: 'He's my son, he overcomes mountains and obstacles everyday that other people take for granted... I am so proud of him'

Promoting a BBC documentary they made, Katie wrote: 'He's my son, he overcomes mountains and obstacles everyday that other people take for granted... I am so proud of him'

Promoting a BBC documentary they made, Katie wrote: ‘He’s my son, he overcomes mountains and obstacles everyday that other people take for granted… I am so proud of him’

Her pride and joy: Harvey has multiple disabilities including blindness and ADHD and also has an excessive appetite caused by genetic condition ­Prader-Willi Syndrome

Her pride and joy: Harvey has multiple disabilities including blindness and ADHD and also has an excessive appetite caused by genetic condition ­Prader-Willi Syndrome

 Her pride and joy: Harvey has multiple disabilities including blindness and ADHD and also has an excessive appetite caused by genetic condition ­Prader-Willi Syndrome

She continued: ‘It’s not what he eats in the day, it’s what he eats when I don’t see him. I’ve tried hiding food but he’ll find it.’

Katie went on to say that anyone in the house daren’t leave leftover food lying around as Harvey is ‘really quick’ and will be sure to eat it.

Continuing to outline her struggle with Harvey’s insatiable appetite, Katie previously explained to the publication how she’s taken drastic steps to try and reduce his eating and has even started to padlock the fridge.

The star told how Harvey desperately needs to lose the weight or he’ll end up dying, with Katie adding ‘I don’t want to lose him.’

Her boy: Katie recently spoke about her struggle with her eldest son's 28st 7lb weight and in November she explained Harvey gets violent if she tries to stop him eating

Her boy: Katie recently spoke about her struggle with her eldest son's 28st 7lb weight and in November she explained Harvey gets violent if she tries to stop him eating

Her boy: Katie recently spoke about her struggle with her eldest son’s 28st 7lb weight and in November she explained Harvey gets violent if she tries to stop him eating

Weight battle: She explained, 'He'll smash things up if you say no. I’ve had to re-plaster my walls because he’ll bash holes in them with his head'

Weight battle: She explained, 'He'll smash things up if you say no. I’ve had to re-plaster my walls because he’ll bash holes in them with his head'

Weight battle: She explained, ‘He’ll smash things up if you say no. I’ve had to re-plaster my walls because he’ll bash holes in them with his head’

Describing his condition as a ‘cruel and horrible illness’, the reality star went on to describe how her son is constantly hungry and will lose his temper if he doesn’t get his food. 

Harvey has put on two stone in just two months and amid this increase, it has now become ‘critical’ for Harvey to lose some weight with doctors telling Katie that her teenager is at risk of a heart attack.

With Katie at her wits’ end, she stated that she’d do ‘anything’ to help her boy, but things are ‘hard work’.  

MailOnline has contacted Katie’s representative for a comment. 

A mother's love: Katie went on, 'It's not what he eats in the day, it’s what he eats when I don’t see him. I’ve tried hiding food but he’ll find it'

A mother's love: Katie went on, 'It's not what he eats in the day, it’s what he eats when I don’t see him. I’ve tried hiding food but he’ll find it'

A mother’s love: Katie went on, ‘It’s not what he eats in the day, it’s what he eats when I don’t see him. I’ve tried hiding food but he’ll find it’

However it is not easy for Katie to get her son exercising and changing his diet, with her recently appealing for gym equipment on Instagram.

She also said the teenager has also been known to eat in his sleep and was once caught looking in a pal’s bag for snacks as well as eating a pizza from frozen.

Katie also said that Harvey, who now wears 7XL clothes, doesn’t understand why she wants him to lose weight.

'I'll do anything to help': The star told how Harvey desperately needs to lose the weight or he'll end up dying, with Katie adding 'I don't want to lose him'

'I'll do anything to help': The star told how Harvey desperately needs to lose the weight or he'll end up dying, with Katie adding 'I don't want to lose him'

‘I’ll do anything to help’: The star told how Harvey desperately needs to lose the weight or he’ll end up dying, with Katie adding ‘I don’t want to lose him’

The worried mum explained how he gets breathless and sweaty just walking up the stairs and that she agonises over his increasing weight, because now the weight is on, the ‘damage’ has already been done.  

At the start of November Katie appealed to fans for help sourcing gym equipment ahead of a second lockdown starting in the UK which will force gyms to close.

Katie wrote: ‘Can anybody help. I’m looking to rent a treadmill and rowing machine for Harvey that can take his weight, 28 half stone, and other gym bits as through lockdown I have to make sure he can exercise at home. Please help, DM me.’

Weight gain: The former glamour model revealed that her eldest son gained two stone in two months and now wears size 7XL clothes (pictured in 2017)

Weight gain: The former glamour model revealed that her eldest son gained two stone in two months and now wears size 7XL clothes (pictured in 2017)

Weight gain: The former glamour model revealed that her eldest son gained two stone in two months and now wears size 7XL clothes (pictured in 2017)

Tough: Describing his condition as a 'cruel and horrible illness', the reality star went on to describe how her son is constantly hungry and will lose his temper if he doesn't get his food

Tough: Describing his condition as a 'cruel and horrible illness', the reality star went on to describe how her son is constantly hungry and will lose his temper if he doesn't get his food

Tough: Describing his condition as a ‘cruel and horrible illness’, the reality star went on to describe how her son is constantly hungry and will lose his temper if he doesn’t get his food

After his health scare in July, a spokesperson for Katie told MailOnline that she was going to make lifestyle changes for her son and try to ‘reduce his weight’.  

In June Harvey was rushed to intensive care after having trouble breathing. He experienced extreme chest-pains and a soaring temperature and was thought to be at risk of organ failure. 

Katie recalled seeing eight doctors crowding around him in the resuscitation room and said she was ‘terrified’ by the horrific ordeal. He was discharged after 10 days.

Katie Price: Harvey And Me will air on BBC iPlayer from January 25 at 8.30PM.

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