Ben Stokes apologises to Katie Price for Harvey Price video

The England international cricketer took to Twitter to publicly say sorry for the Ben Stokes Harvey video of him imitating the 15-year-old, who is blind and on the autistic spectrum.

Addressing his 299,000 Twitter followers, Ben said: “Earlier this year I was shown a clip of Harvey being asked on Loose Women how he responds to internet trolls.

“I loved Harvey’s directness with his response – he said what most of us think, but perhaps aren’t brave enough to say, let alone on live TV.

“I foolishly attempted to copy the clip after I saw it a few times. I should never have done this and I am so sorry.”


APOLOGY: Ben has said sorry for mimicking Katie Price’s disabled son

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SPEAKING OUT: The cricketer posted a statement to his Twitter page

“It was absolutely not my intention to offend Harvey, Katie or anybody else”

Ben Stokes

The 26-year-old continued: “It was absolutely not my intention to offend Harvey, Katie or anybody else.

“I have written to both Harvey and Katie to say sorry and prior to this, offered to meet in person at the end of last month, with a view to also getting behind their petition about online bullying.

“I hope I can put this right.”

The video saw Ben mimicking Harvey from one of his appearances on Loose Women with Katie.

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MIMICK: Stokes’ video was based on one of Harvey’s Loose Women appearances

During the live ITV segment, Katie, 39, asked her son: “Harvey, if someone says something horrible to you, what do you think?”

Harvey, son of footballer Dwight Yorke, replied: “Hello.”

Katie replied: “You’d say hello? If someone says something horrible to Harvey, what does Harvey say?”

The innocent teen said: “Hello you c***.”

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NOT HAPPY: Katie told her Twitter fans to ‘shame’ Ben over the clip

Ben was seen in the video parodying the clip as he looked directly into the camera.

The sportsman waved to the camera, saying: “Harvey, what do you say when people are being mean?”

He then answers himself, adding: “Hello you c***.”

Katie Price took to Twitter at the time to retweet a story about the Ben Stokes video to her 2.17 million fans – simply adding “Shame him.”