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Katie Price breaks her silence on drink-drive crash in Mucky Mansion TV show

Katie Price has admitted she ‘hit rock bottom’ after her horrific drink and drug- fuelled crash last year.

In scenes from episode three of her new Channel 4 series Katie Price’s Mucky Mansion, the star breaks her silence on the crash, which saw her handed a 16-week suspended sentence and two-year driving ban.

Katie tells the camera that she ‘could have killed someone or myself’ when she flipped her uninsured BMW X5 into a hedge, while disqualified and under the influence on a country lane near the Sussex home that features in her new series.

Speaking out: Katie Price has admitted she ‘hit rock bottom’ after her horrific drink and drug- fuelled crash last year, breaking her silence on the incident in her new TV show Mucky Mansion

In the upcoming scenes, Katie is seen returning to her home to resume the makeover after the September crash, as the voiceover reveals she has competed 30 days in a mental health facility.

She tells the camera: ‘I mean I can deal with a lot of things, stress, pressure, I breathe that. Behind closed doors there’s drama, no ones life is perfect.

‘When it hits me personally, that’s what I can’t deal with. I regret getting in the car, I could have killed someone. I could have killed myself. My kids might not have had a mum. It’s awful.

‘I was rock bottom at that point. It was a wake up call. I don’t want to be in that situation again. In fact I don’t want to be in a situation where I feel that sad inside that I need to just go and do something, be destructive and hurt people around me because I don’t know how to cope with it.

‘I have now decided to see a therapist every week for the rest of my life and put my hand up and say yeah I need help, help me.’

The mum-of-five continues: ‘So, although there’s situations going on, I am still alive, yes there are consequences for what I have done but I just want to breathe.’

‘My house is now turning into the family home that I couldn’t focus on before for years. And now I am turning it back to my home, my hub, it’s all about the future and getting to the next stage.’ 

Drama: Katie Price's controversial Mucky Mansion documentary finally reached screens on Wednesday, documenting the star's attempts to transform her £2 million West Sussex home

Drama: Katie Price’s controversial Mucky Mansion documentary finally reached screens on Wednesday, documenting the star’s attempts to transform her £2 million West Sussex home

Katie’s controversial Mucky Mansion documentary finally reached screens on Wednesday, documenting the star’s attempts to transform her £2 million West Sussex home. 

The reality star, 43, took centre stage in the three-part series, which was filmed months earlier, but has been broadcast just five days after she was arrested on suspicion of breaching her restraining order, after she allegedly branded her ex-husband Kieran Hayler’s fiancée Michelle Penticost a ‘gutter sl*g’ in ‘abusive messages’.

In the documentary, Katie, who hours earlier appeared at a press conference to launch her OnlyFans account, reflected on a string of woes that led to her stint in The Priory in 2019, admitting she was in ‘such a bad place,’ and ‘couldn’t even walk into the front door without getting anxiety. 

It needs some work: The reality star took centre stage in the three-part series broadcast just five days after she was arrested on suspicion of breaching her restraining order (her mansion is pictured ahead of the renovations)

It needs some work: The reality star took centre stage in the three-part series broadcast just five days after she was arrested on suspicion of breaching her restraining order (her mansion is pictured ahead of the renovations)

She finished 2021 in dramatic style when she was handed a 16-week suspended sentence and two-year driving ban for flipping her uninsured BMW X5 into a hedge while disqualified and under the influence on a country lane near her home in West Sussex on September 28. 

Katie escaped with a 16-week suspended prison sentence and a two-year driving ban because she complied with a requirement to attend the £6,800-a-week rehab centre – despite going out shopping while staying at the facility.

The former glamour model was told by a judge that she deserved to spend Christmas behind bars after committing her ninth motoring offence.

Her ‘drama free’ year didn’t last long, as she was arrested on Friday January 21 on suspicion of breaching her restraining order after she allegedly branded her ex-husband Kieran Hayler’s fiancée Michelle Penticost a ‘gutter sl*g’ in ‘abusive messages’. 

Sending a message: In the documentary, Katie, who hours earlier appeared at a press conference to launch her OnlyFans account (pictured), reflected on a string of woes

Sending a message: In the documentary, Katie, who hours earlier appeared at a press conference to launch her OnlyFans account (pictured), reflected on a string of woes

Following her release after a 12-hour interrogation, with officers now examining her phone for evidence, her fiancé Carl Woods was said to be ‘furious and embarrassed’ at her behaviour, but an insider claimed that he has ‘zero intention’ of leaving her.

A source told MailOnline: ‘Katie is teetering on the brink of the biggest crisis in her entire life, but Carl has no plans to walk away. All Carl has done in the past few days is rallied round.’  

The insider continued: ‘Carl will be standing by Katie and will wait for her as long as it takes, even if she is jailed. Katie is leaning heavily on Carl who has also been there to support the children at what is a really difficult time.’ 

Katie, who was handed a five-year restraining order forbidding her from contacting Michelle directly or indirectly in 2019 after hurling a ‘tirade of abuse’ at her, could now face up to five years in prison if she is charged and found guilty. 

She also dodged a potential jail term this week after paying £7,350 of fines she owed for driving offences. Katie had been listed to appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Monday over non-payment of £7,358 in fines dating back to January 2019.  

Pictured: Katie was arrested on Friday on suspicion of breaching her restraining order after she allegedly branded her ex-husband Kieran Hayler's fiancée Michelle Penticost a 'gutter sl*g' in 'abusive messages'

Pictured: Katie was arrested on Friday on suspicion of breaching her restraining order after she allegedly branded her ex-husband Kieran Hayler’s fiancée Michelle Penticost a ‘gutter sl*g’ in ‘abusive messages’

However, on Monday morning court staff confirmed the fines had been paid and Katie was no longer expected in court. She had been issued with a court summons after magistrates heard she had failed to pay back a single penny of her fines.   

At her last court hearing the mother-of-five was warned she faced an immediate prison sentence if she stepped out of line. District Judge Amanda Kelly said: ‘If you put a foot wrong in the weeks and months ahead then you will certainly go to prison.’

At the hearing her solicitor, Joe Harrington, said that Katie’s finances were so ‘disorganised and chaotic’ that a £7.50 toll for using the Dart Crossing had escalated into a £1,400 debt due to her failure to deal with it. 

It was previously reported that Katie landed a £45,000 payday for the Channel 4 series, and avoided paying a penny for renovations to her ‘Mucky Mansion.’

Despite the multiple renovations that were needed to her West Sussex mansion, Katie paid nothing towards the costs, while receiving a hefty fee for starring in the series. 

Trouble: Katie was arrested on Friday on suspicion of breaching her restraining order after she allegedly branded her ex-husband Kieran Hayler's fiancée Michelle Penticost (pictured in 2020) a 'gutter sl*g' in 'abusive messages'

Trouble: Katie was arrested on Friday on suspicion of breaching her restraining order after she allegedly branded her ex-husband Kieran Hayler’s fiancée Michelle Penticost (pictured in 2020) a ‘gutter sl*g’ in ‘abusive messages’

A source told The Sun: ‘Katie hit the jackpot with the show – she got a £45,000 fee and didn’t have to put any of her own money into the project. 

‘The costs are being paid by the production company and she’s landed a lot of freebies from companies who want the exposure of being on her show or her social media.’

A spokesperson for Channel 4 told MailOnline: ‘Production did not pay for the costs of any renovations of the house.’

Katie Price’s alleged payday was no doubt be a welcome boost to her financial woes, after her latest bankruptcy hearing was delayed until February 2022. 

Katie Price’s legal history 

October 2003 Escaped a speeding charge on a technicality after cops failed to arrest her within 12 weeks. Her Range Rover was allegedly clocked at 70mph in a 40mph zone. Also in October, charges against Price, for an alleged assault in a nightclub, were dropped when police failed to arrest her within 12 weeks.

June 5, 2008 Given three penalty points, fined £200 and ordered to pay £80 costs at Feltham magistrates’ court for talking on her mobile phone while driving on April 18.

January 7, 2009 Let off on a legal technicality by Brighton magistrates after allegedly breaking a 30mph limit and not providing the identity of the driver to police.

July 7, 2010 Convicted in her absence by Crawley magistrates after cameras caught her speeding at 99 mph on September 16, 2009. Her lawyer argued she was only speeding because she was being hounded by the paparazzi, but police said there were no other speeding vehicles around. She was fined £250, ordered to pay £500 prosecution costs and given four points on her licence.

September 28, 2010 Convicted at Mid-Sussex Magistrates’ Court for failing to be in proper control of her 7.5-ton lurid pink horsebox after veering into another lane in Sussex on February 19. She was fined £1,000, ordered to pay £650 court costs and a £15 victim surcharge and given three points on her licence, taking her tally to 10.

December 1, 2010 Banned from driving ban for six months after she was caught on speed camera travelling at 83mph in a 70mph zone on the A23 in Pyecombe, West Sussex on 10 December 2009. Ms Price, who did not attend the hearing, pleaded guilty to the charge. In her absence, she was fined £1,000 and given three penalty points on her license (taking her total at that time to 13 points). This took her over the 12-point limit and brought an automatic six-month driving ban and so she was disqualified from driving for six months.  

August 31, 2012 Barred from driving on the roads for 12 months, after failing to respond to two speeding tickets. She had been caught speeding in London on September 5 and September 6 2011. The glamour model argued that all of her post was dealt with by her mother and she had never seen the prosecution warnings. Ms Price, who already had six points on her licence at the time, was given six more and banned for 12 months. She was also fined £400. 

February 16, 2018 Banned from driving for six months after doing 60mph on the 50mph A24. She already had points on her license. Following the incident in Dial Post, West Sussex in 2017, Ms Price failed to tell police when the speeding ticket arrived and was charged with failing to provide details about the person driving. She failed to show up at magistrates’ court and was given a six-month ban and a £750 fine.

July 28, 2018 In July she was was questioned by police after photographs emerged of her getting behind the wheel of her car while still banned from the road. Pictures revealed Ms Price driving her grey Ford Fiesta home from Gatwick with her youngest kids Jett, aged four, and Bunny, aged three. She handed herself into police and took to Instagram to insist that she thought the ban was over – but as soon as she realised it wasn’t, confessed her wrongdoing to authorities to avoid a ‘guilty conscience.’

September 26, 2018 Crashed her £63,000 Ranger Rover on September 26, while allegedly on her mobile phone. The crash was reported to the police. Marketing executive Katie Pugh, 23, told MailOnline that the troubled star rear-ended her Mercedes as they were stuck in traffic on the A3 in Roehampton, Surrey. Pugh said she looked up into her rear-view mirror and noticed Ms Price appearing to be looking at her phone moments before the collision at around 5.30PM on September 26. 

October 10, 2018 Arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in the earlier hours of the morning on October 10, after being found by police in her garish pink Range Rover in Woolwich, East London. Ms Price had allegedly been partying with ex-boyfriend Kris Boyson helping him celebrate his 30th birthday when her car ended up hitting a parked car. She took a roadside breath test and was taken to Plumstead Police station where she was released after a night in the cells. Ms Price was then photographed driving her car without wearing her seatbelt, just 36 hours after her drink driving arrest – an infraction that carries a £100 fine.

December 2018 Charged by postal requisition over her drink-driving charge

January 2019 Caught driving while disqualified, and was given another three months.

February 2019 Served a further three month ban after being convicted of drink-driving in October 2018.

June 2019  Price is fined after shouting abuse at ex-Hayler’s girlfriend Michelle Penticost in a school playground, in Shipley, West Sussex. Price was issued with a five-year restraining order against her and ordered to pay £606 in fines and court costs.

Autumn 2019 Issued with her sixth ban – a two-year disqualification –  which she appealed. It was reduced to 18 months.

March 2021 Gets behind the wheel of boyfriend Carl Wood’s Range Rover weeks before her 18-month ban is lifted. Questioned by police over the matter

September 28: Ms Price is allegedly hospitalised and arrested for drink-driving after being involved in an early hours crash.   

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