KATIE Price will miss son Harvey's Autism's Got Talent Roadshow after being ordered to go to rehab by a judge.
The mum-of-five had been due to attend the Anna Kennedy Online event on October 2, but following her drink drive crash yesterday morning will be at The Priory instead.
Both Katie and Harvey, 19 are anti bullying ambassadors for the autism charity and help raise awareness around the condition.
A source said: "Katie's family and friends are desperate to get her help. They packed her bags as soon as the court hearing was over and are hoping The Priory will provide the support Katie needs to overcome her issues."
Today Katie, 43, pleaded guilty to a dramatic drink drive crash in her BMW while banned from the road – and now faces a potential prison term.
In court, Katie's lawyer confirmed that the star had spoken to The Priory and that she had a meeting arranged to visit the centre today but she had not attended.
Her lawyer went on to mention that The Priory confirmed a bed for Katie 'depending on what happens from here'.
The judge told her she must undertake treatment and must not commit any further offences until her next court appearance.
She was also slapped with another driving ban.
The star is due back in court on December 15, when she will be sentenced but she must attend The Priory before then.
Katie has previously had stints at the rehab centre and has praised them for helping get her life back on track.
She appeared at Crawley Magistrates court today wearing a pink jumper and had her blonde hair loose around her face.
Price pleaded guilty to one count of drink driving, one count of driving without insurance and one count of driving while disqualified.
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Prosecutor Debbie Jones told the court that a drugs wipe gave a positive reading for cocaine, and a breath test confirmed she had been drinking.
However a charge of driving while unfit through drugs was withdrawn by the court.
She made no comment when taken to the station, but explained that she was “lonely” and wanted to visit a friend who was close by.
Defence solicitor Joe Harrington said: "She has had a lot of personal problems recently.
"Currently she is in the process of bankruptcy proceedings, so her house may be repossessed.
"So, quite a lot going on in this lady's life, a really difficult period.
"As I understand it, she had been drinking, she was lonely, and she decided to go and see a friend who lived a relatively short distance away and that is when the incident happened."
Chair of the bench Julie Hutton agreed to defer sentencing to December 15, on the basis that Price works with probation and attends rehab.
Ms Julie Hutton warned her: "We regularly send people to prison for driving whilst disqualified.
"On that basis, Ms Price, you are free to go and good luck at the Priory."
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