The GMB host has now revealed her eldest daughter has pleaded for her dad to “get well soon”.
Speaking in a new interview, Kate explained how Darcey has plans to become a barriseter, claimed her mum is “useless” at getting household funiture together, therefore Derek needs to return home as soon as possible.
Kate told HELLO! magazine: “Darcey, who wants to be a barrister, said: ‘Dad, you’d better get better soon because I’m getting cleverer every day. You’ll never win an argument if you don’t get well soon.’
“The two of them used to have massive debates about teenagers’ rights all the time.”