Good Morning Britain presenters Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid gave their co-star Kate Garraway an emotional tribute on the Christmas special of the ITV show.
As they shared a tribute to everyone affected by the coronavirus pandemic this year, they also gave an update and mention for their friend Kate.
Kate has been through a difficult year as her husband Derek fell ill with Covid back in March, and has been in hospital ever since.
He was placed in a medical coma to help his body recover, and since been taken out of it but at Kate's last update, is still in a minimum state of consciousness.
Piers said: "To all of those who have lost loved ones this year, or whose loved ones are seriously ill.
"We're thinking particularly about our colleague Kate, of course, who won't be with Derek this Christmas, always a special time for the family.
"Our hearts go out to Kate and the kids today, it will be a very different Christmas obviously.
"We continue to hope and pray that Derek comes through what has been a tremendously difficult ordeal for him and his family."
Susanna agreed: "Big hug to all of those affected."
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