Roman Kemp joins Kate Garraway to help celebrate her son Billy’s birthday with party planned by Myleene Klass

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Kate Garraway marked her son Billy's 11th birthday with an incredible jungle-themed birthday party thrown in their back garden.

The Good Morning Britain presenter, who returned to hosting duties earlier this week, made sure to celebrate the special occasion after a difficult three months while her husband Derek Draper battled COVID-19.

And Kate wasn't without help as Myleene Klass came round loaded with supplies and her family to set up the party, along with her I'm A Celeb pal Roman Kemp, who has just split from his girlfriend, to provide entertainment.

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Taking to Instagram the presenter gave a sneak peek inside the party which was in honour of her son who turns 11 on 28 July.

"The calm before the storm for Bill's birthday!" Kate wrote as she added a thanks to company Sleepy Teepee UK for providing the sleepover tent.

As well as a bright green balloon arch entrance for guests, there were six bed all made up to replicate a jungle camp for Bill and five of his friends.


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The set up inside had mini camp beds, camouflage print duvets, blankets, cushions, slippers, lanterns and even tin pots to eat out of just like Kate did on I'm A Celeb.

She joked: "A more luxurious camp than mine in the jungle!"

Roman, who appeared on the ITV celebrity reality show with Kate in the 2019 series, enjoyed playing Nerf Gun wars with the kids as well as spending time socially distanced with his former campmate.

The radio host was able to take his mind off his recent break-up with his girlfriend Anne-Sophie Flury, donning his old jungle uniform of blue polo shirt with his name and voting line number on the back as well as his red shorts.

Roman shared a snap of himself standing with Kate, who had chosen not to get back into her camp outfit and was instead wearing a beautiful blue and white printed dress, in her kitchen.

In another he and Kate, who is also mum to Darcy, 14, were sat on the grass watching Billy open his presents from his family and friends.

"So nice to see my amazing jungle mate @kategarraway for Bill’s birthday! Got back into my jungle kit for some camping and nerf wars (Kate did tell me I need to let the outfit go now…) happy birthday bill!" Roman wrote in the caption.

Ahead of the festivities it was down to Myleene Klass, her partner Simon Motson, and her children Hero, Ava and son Apollo to help Kate get everything ready.

Myleene shared a snap of them all on the way writing across it: "@kategarraway your party planners have arrived."

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Kate and Myleene are close friends and Smooth radio colleagues, and so she was on hand to set up the Fortnite themed cake, which was surrounded by cupcakes, as well as the party decorations.

The glamorous pair then posed together in the sun-drenched back garden for a snap together, with Myleene writing in a sweet message: "Socially distanced but together for today."


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Kate, who had spent nearly three months by her 52 year old husband Derek's bedside while he battled coronavirus, has been soldiering on as he remains in hospital.

But as she said earlier this month, that even though he will always be at the forefront of her mind she needed to "get back to it" following advice from Derek's doctors who were "worried" about her.

Speaking about coming back to GMB for the summer, she said: "So the doctors have said, 'you've got to get on and do that' because they're kind of worried about me. To be honest, I couldn't have done… It's literally been 24 hours a day.

"I've been researching, I've been talking to people all around the world and get the best care for Derek, which he has got…

"I've got to come back and also I kind of feel like everyone's got to do that, I'm not special or different, everyone is having to get on from sadness and grief and loss.

"If I can come back then we're all in the same boat."

The star added that he husband, who has since opened his eyes, would also be telling her to return to her role on the ITV show as she added: "Derek would not just be saying 'come back', he would be saying 'why haven't you done it before?'– I know he would."

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