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This Celeb Is Naming Trolls Who Sent Her Disabled Son Racist Abuse

Katie Price promised to publicly "name and shame" any online trolls who send abuse to her son – and she's stuck to her word.

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For the past 14 years, multimillionaire businesswoman and former glamour model Katie Price has tirelessly cared for her son Harvey. He was born blind and has since been diagnosed with numerous disabilities.

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Harvey has septo-optic dysplasia, which has caused partial sight, as well as Prader–Willi syndrome, which causes obesity and has left him at risk of diabetes. He is also on the autistic spectrum and has ADHD. Katie recently revealed that an oversight during an MRI scan starved Harvey of vital medication, resulting in partial brain damage. All of Harvey's conditions require constant monitoring and medication, without which he's at risk of death.

Harvey has been the victim of bullying from both the media and the public for most of his life.

In 2007 Heat magazine was forced to make an apology after printing a giveaway sticker featuring a photo of Harvey alongside the words: "Harvey wants to eat me."

And with the increase in social media usage, Harvey has increasingly become the subject of mockery and racist abuse online by strangers.


In fact, Katie and Harvey both made an appearance on Loose Women last year to speak about the trolling, with her campaigning to name the offenders and demand apologies.

However, the abuse is still happening – and now Katie is taking to Instagram to name and shame the people targeting Harvey.

Yesterday, Katie shared a montage of offensive and racist tweets sent to her about Harvey.

Katie went on to post a series of Instagram videos calling for fans to help identify the person behind the tweets.

She said: "Hi everyone, I really need your help. Does anyone know who Connor Geary is? We need to name and shame him for what he's done to my son Harvey."

She went on to repeat some of the insults the troll used against Harvey.

She said: "This Connor Geary – not only has he called my son 'King Mong' but he's also called him 'sticky black spastic', and the list goes on."


She then asked if the troll was "man enough" to apologise.

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Katie said: "So, Connor Geary, let's see if you're a man or a mouse and face up to what you've done. Let's see if you can be man enough to apologise and inspire other people not to bully."

Katie concluded by saying the troll was a "bully who needs to be caught".

She said: "This Conor Geary is obviously a bully. If he's taken the mickey out of my son, then I wonder how many other children or people he's making fun of. He's a bully and he needs to be caught."

She then managed to track the troll down, sharing a screengrab from his Facebook account.

Katie went on to share another series of videos calling out the abuse – this time from her 11-year-old son Junior.

Junior said: "I cannot believe this Connor guy has made disgusting comments about my brother. Do you know how heartbreaking it is? Imagine if your brother or sister was paralysed – would you make fun of them?"


Junior said the abuse was particularly hard for the family to bare, given they know how "loving" Harvey is.

He said: "It's just really hard because I love Harvey so much. Everyone who knows Harvey – he's such an innocent and loving boy."

He then echoed Katie's sentiment in calling for the troll to apologise.

Junior said: "He thinks he's got the guts to post what he said on social media, let's see if he has the guts to apologise. Bet you can't do that."