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Katie Price Reveals She’s Considering Donating A Lung To Her Terminally Ill Mum, Amy

The star's mother has been given 3-5 years to live.

25/09/2017 09:16

Katie Price has revealed she’s considering donating one of her lungs to her terminally ill mum.

Earlier this month, the former glamour model revealed her 64-year-old mother, Amy, had been diagnosed with the lung condition, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and was told she has only three to five years to live.

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Katie with her mum, Amy

Now Katie says she’s talking about going under the knife to donate one of her lungs in a bid to save her mum.

Speaking at her ‘Audience With’ show in Stevenage, the 39-year-old told fans: “We’re talking about me giving her one of my lungs.”

Lung transplants are usually carried out after a person has died, but in rare cases a section of lung can be taken from a living donor.

However, Katie isn’t too confident the rare op will work, adding: “But I’m not sure it will save her.”

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Amy Price

The ‘Loose Women’ star has also hinted she’s set to turn her back on showbiz, as she’s training to become a paramedic.

She told the audience: “I’m training to be a paramedic – I’ve started the course and I’m 5 years on from being qualified.

“I like helping people. I was doing nursing before I got into modelling.”

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Katie and Kieran split earlier this month.

Since finding out about her mum’s ill-health, Katie has also split from her husband, Kieran Hayler after discovering he’d been having a year-long affair with their nanny.

Since then Katie has revealed she has started taking anti-anxiety medication to deal with the tough time.

“I am on it, it’s for anxiety. I’m not scared to admit it,” she said. “If you’ve got a headache you go to the doctor and you get a tablet. I get anxiety now so I take it.”

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