Reality TV star Kerry Katona shocked viewers today as she made an erratic appearance on ITV’s 'This Morning'.
The former Atomic Kitten star slurred her words and frequently looked around the studio calling for her husband Mark Croft as she was interviewed by presenters Philip Schofield and Fern Britton.
Katona, 28, has previously battled drug addiction and appeared on the show to discuss her recent cosmetic surgery.
At one point Philip Schofield asked her: “You don’t seem right to me, you’ve got the body sorted but your speech is a bit slurred, how are you feeling?”
Katona glanced off camera and seemed shocked as she asked: “Is it?”
She then admitted her speech may be slurred but said it was because she was taking prescription drugs.
She said: “That’s because I’m on medication at night-time.
“I had some last night, didn’t I Mark?” before trying to see her husband amongst the crew behind the camera.
Schofield said he was only asking her “what people watching at home would be thinking” and that producers were telling him via his earpiece that they were already receiving calls about her behaviour.
Britton also asked the star about recent claims in a magazine that she had been drinking while on holiday.
Katona responded: “I don’t understand what you’re trying to say?”
To which Britton answered: “Have you got rid of one addiction by replacing it with another? Is it alcohol?”
A smiling but obviously rattled Katona answered: “No, not at all.
“I’m on holiday in Spain and I’m allowed to have a drink, aren’t I?”
Both Britton and Schofield assured her they were not insinuating she had done anything wrong, to which she replied: “Oh right, because I thought you were trying to find out if I’m an alcoholic now.”