Michelle Heaton 'hopes Katie Price will enter rehab'

Katie Price sent messages of support by celebrity friends following crash

Katie 'previously helped save Michelle's life'

Katie Price has been sent support by her celebrity friends following the news fallout of her drink-drive crash.

The mother-of-five pleaded guilty to to drink driving, driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance in court today.

Katie was arrested after crashing her car in in West Sussex on Tuesday morning.

Her family issued a statement yesterday evening, saying they are concerned about her wellbeing and “overall mental health”.

Many of Katie’s friends have reached out, including former Liberty X singer Michelle Heaton.

Katie, 43, apparently helped persuade Michelle to seek help for her own battles earlier this year.

Michelle Heaton and Katie Price have been pals for years
Michelle Heaton and Katie Price have been pals for years (Credit: SplashNews)

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The Sun reported that Michelle had told pals she wants to ‘return the favour’ after Katie motivated her to enter rehab.

A source told the tabloid: “Michelle’s desperately worried about Katie and wants her to get help.

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“Katie saved her life now she wants to repay the favour.

“She saw Katie last week and knew something wasn’t right – and [the car crash] news only confirms her fears.”

Katie Price involved in car crash
Katie pleaded guilty in court today (Credit: SplashNews.com)

ED! has approached a representative for Michelle for comment.

Michelle added in a post on her Instagram this morning she would “be there” for Katie.

She added: “At this point I just reiterate what her family have already said and will support all in private.”

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Katie was involved in a car accident on Tuesday (Credit: ITV)

Other celebrities who have sent messages of support

A statement from Katie’s family posted on Instagram last night (Tuesday September 29) included well wishes from a host of famous faces in the comments section.

BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire wrote: “I hope you are okay. Sending so much strength to you.”

That message was echoed by TOWIE’s Ferne McCann, Nicola McLean and former Apprentice cast member Luisa Zissman who all ‘sent love’.

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Former I’m A Celebrity contestant Amy Willerton wrote: “Get yourself well Kate.”

And Dawn Ward from The Real Housewives of Cheshire added: “So sad, thinking of her. Her children and all her family at this difficult time.”

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Katie’s kids Junior and Princess also expressed their devotion to their mum.

“Love you mum so much,” wrote Princess, 14.

Sixteen-year-old Junior concurred: “Love you mum.”

And this morning, Katie’s fiancé Carl Woods added: “I love you Katie.”

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