Kerry Katona was left horrified to hear threats made to her 11-year-old son Max by his school pal over a sport of Xbox.
The Atomic Kitten star recalled the incident in her column with new! journal and revealed that one among Max’s buddies threatened to ‘rape his druggie mum’ after shedding a sport to Max on the console.
Wanting to spotlight that verbal bullying remains to be as a lot an issue as on-line abuse, Kerry wrote: ‘I was shaken to the core last week by a very unpleasant incident that occurred between my Max and a young lad he knows while the pair were playing on the Xbox.’
‘They had been speaking over their headsets and when Max beat the boy at the sport, this lad took the defeat badly and yelled at Max, “I’m going to rape your druggie mum,”‘ she mentioned.
Kerry mentioned that Max was left ‘upset and confused’ as he doesn’t know what the phrase ‘rape’ means and it was her boyfriend Ryan Mahoney, who she rekindled her romance with at the start of the year, who had to console Max, as Kerry hadn’t been residence at the time.
‘It was such a terrifying wake up call,’ Kerry continued. ‘It proves it’s not simply on-line trolls who can assault – the verbal phrase is so highly effective and damaging.
‘I feel like no one’s protected, not even my 11-year-old child who simply needed to play his laptop sport.’
In the same incident final month, Kerry was forced to deal with her daughter Heidi’s classmate branding her a ‘cokehead’.
‘Our Heidi came home a couple of weeks ago saying one of the kids in her class had called me a cokehead,’ the 39-year-old mentioned.
‘How do children of 12 find out about my medication previous from over a decade in the past? It goes to present the dad and mom are speaking about me to their kids.
‘I didn’t know what a cokehead was at that age and I don’t assume the children in Heidi’s class ought to concentrate on my issues.’
Kerry added that she has at all times been open with her kids and they’re conscious of her previous.
She is mum to 5 children – daughters Molly, 18, and Lily-Sue, 16, who she shares with ex-husband Brian McFadden, Heidi, 12 and Max, 11, who she shares with ex Mark Croft and five-year-old daughter DJ.
Kerry welcomed DJ with her late ex George Kay, who died following an overdose in July.
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