Susanna Reid reveals that the Coronavirus pandemic left her ‘screaming and crying from terrifying nightmares’
Susanna Reid revealed that the coronavirus pandemic is causing her horrific nightmares as she wakes up “screaming and crying”.
The 49-year-old Good Morning Britain hostess discussed her struggles with the anxiety that emerged at the start of the pandemic in March, and how she found the whole experience “extremely frightening”.
During an interview with The Telegraphs’ Stella MagazineSusanna explained, “It was an anxious time for everyone, but those early days were just so scary.
Frightening: Susanna Reed revealed that the coronavirus pandemic has given her crippling nightmares as she wakes up “screaming and crying”
“I started having really terrifying nightmares where I would wake up screaming and crying even though I couldn’t remember exactly what the nightmares were.”
GMB presenter – who is hosting ITV alongside Pierce Morgan – felt her fears reached new heights after learning that her husband, Kate Garaway, had been sent to intensive care after contracting the virus.
Derek Draper, Kate’s husband, was taken to hospital in March and placed in a medical coma to aid his recovery.
Fatigue: The presenter on Good Morning Britain, 49, discusses her struggles with the anxiety that emerged at the start of the pandemic in March, and how she found the whole experience “extremely frightening”
He is now out of his coma, but he is still in hospital and has dropped eight stones in the past six months due to his illness.
The former activist is unable to speak, so Susana took it upon herself to support her colleague during the difficult period.
She was doing what she could to help Kate, 53, and her two children, Billy, 11, and Darcy, 14, as they returned to school.
After her husband is hospitalized, Kate decides to take time off to support her family, but announced her return to Smooth Radio earlier this month so that Derek can hear my voice as well as many of the songs we love.
In a touching interview in Saturday’s magazine, the mother of two said: ‘We hope and believe he will get out of it but we don’t know.
The family’s heart was torn out and we don’t know if we will ever get it back.
Devastating: Susanna was doing what she could to help Kate Garaway and her two children, Billy, 11, and Darcy, 14, as her husband, Derek, is still in hospital after contracting the coronavirus.