Katie Price slams trolls for mocking disabled son Harvey: "Trolling is bullying, it's torturing. They're hurting people"

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Katie Price has penned an open letter slamming trolls who have mocked her disabled son Harvey.

This week, Katie has been seeking help in tracking down internet users, who posted nasty comments about 13-year-old Harvey, whose medical problems include the rare genetic condition Prader-Willi, autism and visual impairment.

Katie Price enjoys 'snuggles' with her son Harvey, 9 October 2015

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Now mother-of-five Katie has penned an open letter published in The Sun, saying she is "on a mission" and is "not going to stop" until she names and shames them all.

Katie wrote: "I woke up to a disgusting message from one person which said: 'I f***ed Harvey up the a***'. You know what? I'm not having this. I've had enough.

"You don't do that to anyone, and when it becomes about my son I will always run to defend him. It would upset me if I read it about someone else's child, let alone my own. Some of these people have been doing this for a while and they're the ones I'm going after... Even the people who comment and laugh and share it are disgusting."

Katie said there needs to be a "proper verification process" for users on social media, to identify trolls more easily.

The 37-year-old, who revealed she has already received apologies from some of those users, said she wants them to "meet Harvey and talk to him and I want to ask why they did it".

Katie Price outside ITV Studios - 26 February 2016.

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Katie, who is also mum to sons Junior and Jett, and daughters Princess and Bunny, added: "Trolling is bullying, it's torturing — it comes in all different categories but it's all the same. They're hurting people."

Just last week, Katie spoke on Loose Women, saying it was hard work but so rewarding raising a disabled child.

"If I got pregnant again, and they said your child will have disabilities, I would definitely keep it and I would adopt a child with disabilities," she said.

"Until you're in that situation, you don't know. I absolutely love Harvey so much and I would never change anything about him. Yes, it's challenging but also rewarding. He's a great character and I love him and I don't think anyone should be ashamed at all having a child with disabilities."

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