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Kerry Katona opens up about her 16-year-old daughter living away from home: “I miss her every day”

She's struggling without her oldest

Mum of five Kerry Katona has confessed that she misses her 16-year-old daughter, Molly “every day”, after her recent move to Ireland.

Speaking on Friday’s Loose Women, the 37-year-old seemed to forget she’d left home, when explaining her daily routine.

Kerry, 37, said: “I get the kids breakfast, I take Molly… oh, Molly’s not even here, Molly’s in Ireland!”

Kerry admitted it’s strange at home without her 16-year-old around (credit: ITV)

The Loose Women panellists, Andrea McClean, Stacey Solomon, Nadia Sawalha, and Kaye Adams, asked how she was dealing with her oldest moving out.

The I’m A Celeb star said: “She’s actually just Facetimed me, to say good luck.

“I miss her every day. But she’s 16, she doesn’t know what she wants to do with her life – which I think most 16-year-olds don’t really – and she’s being really sensible in deciding to do a transition year and continue with her higher education, rather than going to college and studying something, when she doesn’t even know what she wants to do.”

Molly McFadden is in higher education in Ireland (credit: Instagram)

The former Atomic Kitten explained: “In Ireland you go to school until you’re 18, so she’s doing a really sensible thing. She’s taking her time, she’s continuing in her education. I’m really proud of her for that.”

Nadia, 53, added: “It must be hard for you though.”

Kerry confirmed: “It is. It’s very quiet, very very quiet.”

The panel pointed out that it can’t be that quiet, given she still has four children at home, including Lily-Sue, 14, Heidi, 10, Max, nine, and daughter Dylan-Jorge, three.

Kerry says she lives for her five kids (credit: Instagram)

Kerry laughed, as she said: “I live for my kids. But there won’t be any more kids! Are you having a laugh? Have you seen me? I’m not going to ruin this body! No, I definitely don’t want no more children.”

She also wished her daughter, Lily a happy birthday, as she turned 15 on Saturday.

Here’s Kerry with her two oldest daughters, Lily and Molly (credit: WENN)

It came after a long chat about Kerry’s troubled relationship history. The singer has been married three times, first to ex-Westlife singer Brian, which ended after four years in 2006.

She went on to marry taxi driver Mark Croft in 2007, before re-connecting with childhood friend George Kay.

Kerry and George split last year and the reality star says she’s now determined to stay single.

Kerry talked openly about love after three divorces (Credit: ITV)

She said: “This is the best head space I’ve been in in a long, long long time.

“Being single is definitely the way forward. I’m definitely in a relationship with myself and learning to love me… I’ve never done that before. I do need to be on my own and I’m really happy on my own.”

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