Kate Garraway seen for first time since husband Derek Draper’s heart attack
Posted by  badge Boss on Dec 31, 2023 - 02:10AM
The GMB presenter’s husband was ‘fighting for his life’ after his heart attack (Picture: SplashNews.com)

has been seen for the first time since her husband suffered a heart attack, wearing a hat as she did a supermarket shop.

Earlier this month, , after the ‘huge heart attack’, with Kate, 56, remaining at his side.

The while keeping watch over her spouse, who was hospitalised in March 2020 with Covid-19 and went on to become the longest-suffering coronavirus victim in Britain.

In new photos, Kate has been seen shopping at a supermarket wearing a Santa Claus hat and a matching red coat.

It appears to be the first time that the TV star has been seen publicly since her husband’s latest health struggles, as she carried multiple Tesco carrier bags out of the store.

Kate and Derek have been married since 2005 and share two children together: Darcey, 17, and Billy, 14.

Derek and Kate have been married since 2005 and have two children together (Picture: James Gourley/ITV/Rex/Shutterstock)
Kate carried multiple shopping bags as she left a Tesco branch in north London (Picture: SplashNews.com)

Before Christmas, it was reported that the TV presenter – who has fronted two acclaimed documentaries about her husband’s health ordeals and treatment – was trying to .

‘This setback has been a huge blow for his family and all the people caring for him,’ a source told after Derek’s heart attack.

‘Kate has been utterly incredible – by his side while being an amazing mum to Darcey and Billy, and trying to manage their expectations of a family Christmas.’

Following the latest news regarding Derek’s health, Kate received a .

The TV star wore what looked like a Christmas hat during the shop (Picture: SplashNews.com)

Addressing Kate’s absence from GMB, of the ITV programme: ‘We wanted to start with an update. You have seen that Derek, Kate’s husband, is sadly very poorly at the moment.

‘We want to let Derek, Kate and the whole family know we are thinking of them, and that we’re sending them our very best wishes.’

Richard Madeley added: ‘It is a very difficult time.’

Susanna Reid also tweeted: ‘Sending all my love and strength to @kategarraway and Derek. Two of the strongest people I know.’