Katie Price opens up on ‘massive void’ since Harvey moved out

Katie Price
Katie Price says she has a void in her life now. (PA)

Katie Price has opened up on the "massive void" left in her life since eldest son Harvey moved into a residential college.

The model and TV star has a close bond with Harvey, 20, who has multiple physical and learning difficulties caused by Prader-Willi syndrome.

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She recently made the tough decision to move him to a residential college who could support his physical and emotional needs, something which featured in BBC documentaries Harvey and Me, and What Harvey Did Next.

Katie Price and Harvey Price
Katie Price talked about missing eldest son Harvey now he has moved out. (BBC)

But despite Harvey settling well into college, mum-of-five Price, 44, has said she still finds their new living circumstances difficult.

According to The Sun, in an episode of ITV2's Shopping with Keith Lemon, the comedian and host asks her what it has been like moving Harvey to college.

She admits: "Well it's like a relief. But at the same time, a massive void out of my life."

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The pair shop for bouncy castles and an inflatable assault course for Harvey's 20th birthday in the episode, where she also shares the story of being given Harvey's diagnosis when he was a baby.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Harvey Price and Katie Price attend the National Diversity Awards at Liverpool Cathedral on February 04, 2022 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/Getty Images)
Harvey and Katie Price have a close bond. (Getty Images)

She tells Lemon: "I'll never forget it. I was in the room with my mum and the doctor looked at his eye and went, 'Ah yes, he's blind'.

"It was like we were on a conveyer belt. He just looked normal, just perfect. A nice cuddly baby. I had no idea because he was my first. To me he just looked perfect, but he's still perfect to me."

Price recently posted on Instagram that Harvey's college had been doing a great job in helping him to get his weight under control, but that she feared his size was "life-threatening".

She wrote: “I’m so proud of Harvey he has lost a stone now and his college are doing amazing trying to keep him active and healthy eating as it’s now become life threatening with his weight."

Harvey's multiple disabilities include partial blindness and autism, while his Prader-Willi syndrome can cause extreme appetite and weight gain.

Watch: Harvey Price 'settled' at college