Ayda Field, 41, has spoken about her 70-year-old mum Gwen's ill health.
The wife of Robbie Williams has opened up on her mum, who has previously been diagnosed with Parkinson's and Lupus, battling stage 2 cervical cancer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite many medical services being put on hold during the pandemic because Gwen's cancer is so aggressive she has continued to have treatment and go to hospital on daily basis, Ayda has told.
Speaking on her and Robbie's At home with the Williamses podcast Ayda detailed the severity of her mum's cancer and how she is scared about her mum still going to hospital in case she picks up Covid-19.
She said: "My mum in January was diagnosed with Stage 2 Cervical Cancer and it had spread outside the cervix and was a very aggressive tumour.
"So alongside her Parkinson’s and her Lupus was this cancer battle and because the cancer was so big they decided that she needed to immediately go into chemo and radiation daily and have surgery.
Ayda added: "When the pandemic hit it was very scary because my mum with Lupus and Parkinson’s and cancer, at 70 years old is prime for some bad things happening so she was going to the hospital every day for these treatments and I just remember every day thinking “Is she going to pick something up? Is this where it all ends?”‘
Robbie, 46, and Ayda are going through a very tough time at the moment as not only is Gwen suffering but former Take That hitmaker Robbie recently told that his dad Pete has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
The pop star recently told The Mirror that he has been fighting “fear and panic” over his father’s plight and other family traumas.
Robbie, living in Los Angeles, says he has struggled in lockdown, especially with his dad, 70, being so far away.
Robbie said: “We’ve got a lot of family issues right now. My dad has got Parkinson’s, my mother-in-law who I love dearly has got a very big illness. We can’t get to them. My dad is thousands of miles away."
He added: “My mum is just a year short of 80 and she’s in isolation and I can see the things whirling in her mind and her eyes going.”
Robbie feared the recent issues could lead to him suffering depression and drink and drug problems as he has in the past.
He said difficult times “cause fear and panic” and added: “I noticed at the start of the lockdown that I was going into fear."
He continued: “But the difference between me now and the person I used to be... I saw it, thought ‘That’s interesting – tomorrow will be different’. And it was.
“Whereas before I used to think that I’d feel that way for a decade.”
The entertainer, who split from Robbie’s mum Janet over 40 years ago, and whose stage name is Pete Conway, is currently in lockdown at home in Stoke.
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