Kerry Katona apologises to kids
Kerry Katona has apologised to her children for not giving them "stability and routine".
The troubled singer - who has Molly, 15, and Lilly-Sue, 13, from her relationship with Brian McFadden, Heidi, nine, and Maxwell, eight, who she has with Mark Croft, and two-year-old daughter Dylan-Jorge with her husband George Kay - was put into care when she was 13 and has spoken about her battles with drink and drugs and hopes her brood never experience any of the problems she has.
In an interview conducted before she reconciled with George following a brief split, she tearfully said: "I'd like to apologise to my kids, because they should have stability and routine.
"I don't want them going through anything I went through. I think my reasons to have a man in my life weren't for my kids, maybe it was for my benefit."
But Kerry is incredibly "proud" of her kids and thinks they have turned out well because of her own parenting.
She said: "I'm so proud of how my kids have turned out and that's down to me."
The 36-year-old star also broke down as she discussed how she helped her "selfish" drug-addict mother Sue attempt suicide when the Atomic Kitten singer was still at school.
Speaking on Channel 5 show 'In Therapy: Kerry Katona' - which airs on November 3 at 10pm - she recalled: "I got all her medicines out and said, 'Go on, take them, you're selfish.'
"I made her take all the pills, then I rang for an ambulance and told her I'd pick her up after school."
And Kerry - whose mother tried to take her own life - had her kids' names tattooed on her wrists in a deterrent she hopes would stop her from attempting suicide if she ever felt so low.
She explained: "If it's hereditary I'd have to be one selfish person to cut through my kids' names, so that's why they're there."