Katona sends kids to private school to prevent 'teasing'

Kerry Katona thinks her children speak like the Duchess of Cambridge.

The reality TV star - who has daughters Lilly-Sue, nine, and 11-year-old Molly with Brian McFadden and four-year-old Max and Heidi, five, with Mark Croft - insists on sending them to private school to prevent them from being "teased" by other kids.

However, Kerry, 32, is thrilled at the results of their education - comparing their manners to that of the duchess, who was known as Kate Middleton before her marriage to Prince William.

She explained: "My celebrity status can be a downside for the kids and I don't want other kids to tease them. In private school, no one bats an eyelid at what I do.

"I'm common as hell, but my kids come home and talk like Kate Middleton. You wouldn't even think they're my children, judging by their manners. They're just ordinary children getting a great education, which is the best gift I can give them."

Although Kate already has four children from her two previous marriages she is still keen to have more in the future to ensure her family can "rely" on one another - and to make sure her son Max has another male in the family.

She added in an interview with new! magazine: "I always wanted to have six [children]. Because I was an only child and had nobody to turn to, I wanted to make sure my children have other family members to rely on when I'm gone. I'd possibly like another boy to even out the numbers, because our Max is surrounded by women every day, poor guy."

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