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Katie Price lashes out at Harvey’s father Dwight Yorke

Katie Price lashes out at Harvey’s father Dwight Yorke

It is believed Dwight cut off ties with the pair and has little to no contact with his son

Katie Price has lashed out at Harvey’s dad, Dwight Yorke in the latest episode of her podcast, The Katie Price Show.

Harvey, 21, is the eldest of Katie’s five children as she also shares Junior, 18, and Princess, 16, with Peter Andre and Jett, nine, and Bunny, eight, with Kieran Hayler.

While her other two exes co-parent their kids, Dwight has reportedly not been involved in raising their son.

The former model and ex-footballer dated briefly back in 2001, with Katie welcoming their son after they had split.

Dwight and Katie.
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As a baby, Harvey was diagnosed with the rare septo-optic dysplasia, which is a disorder of early brain development.

He also has blindness, is on the autistic spectrum and suffers from Prader-Willi Syndrome, which causes a wide range of physical symptoms, learning difficulties and behavioural challenges.

Katie has famously raised Harvey herself, and she has recently lashed out at Dwight on her podcast.

The mum-of-five claims the last time she saw him was when their son was born.

Speaking about her labour, Katie reportedly said: “Dwight turned up at the last minute but he didn't want to come in the room or cut the cord so dad did it, he cut the cord.

"And anyway I remember Dwight saying 'oh there's a bruise' and I thought 'don't insult me’.

“That was the last time I sort of saw Dwight, I didn’t see him many times after that.”

Katie and Harvey have appeared in two BBC documentaries.

The former footballer had previously relocated to Dubai but is now reportedly moving to Australia to coach a Sydney-based team.

In 2021, Katie wrote in her book Katie Price: Harvey and Me: “I wanted Harvey to have his dad in his life, but he just wasn’t interested in any of it. 'This isn’t about me. This is your son and your flesh and blood,' I said.

"But he just didn’t give a s**t. There’s only so much you can try before you realise you’re flogging a dead horse. I got up and left and that’s the last time I saw him.

"I haven’t heard from him since."

In 2009, Yorke told Sky News that his lack of involvement in his son’s life was the result of ‘a combination of different things’ - such as his time schedule, his profession as a footballer and residing in Manchester at the time.

He also admitted that he hadn't been a 'total perfect father', adding: "I've made mistakes along the way and I would love to turn the clock back."

Tyla has contacted Dwight Yorke’s reps for comment.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@katieprice / Bryn Lennon / Pool / Getty Images

Topics: Celebrity, Parenting, Katie Price