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Heat publishes apology to Jordan
Katie Price, Peter Andre and Harvey
Harvey (centre) is visually impaired and has hormonal deficiencies
Celebrity magazine Heat has published an apology to former glamour model Jordan - also known as Katie Price - for poking fun at her disabled son.

One of 50 free stickers included in last week's edition featured a picture of the five-year-old boy with the caption: "Harvey wants to eat me!"

In this week's edition, Heat said: "We now accept that the decision to include this sticker was a mistake."

The magazine added a donation had been paid to a charity backed by the star.

A spokesman from the print industry's watchdog, the Press Complaints Commission, said Price had "accepted the complaint was resolved".

The star had lodged an official protest after being approached by the commission, which had been contacted by angry readers about the sticker.

Reader complaints

"It was never our aim to make fun of Harvey's disabilities," the magazine said.

"We recognise that it has caused offence, not only to Katie and [her husband] Peter Andre, but to a number of readers," it added.

After the magazine was published last week, Heat's editor-in-chief, Mark Frith, said: "I would like to unreservedly apologise for any offence caused."

Harvey, whose father is footballer Dwight Yorke, has a growth disorder and is partially blind.

Price has two other children with Andre.

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