Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Barbara 'Thrilled' at Public Response after Diagnosis

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Barbara 'Thrilled' at Public Response after Diagnosis

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DAME Barbara Windsor is said to be "thrilled" by the reaction from the public over her Alzheimer's diagnosis.

Broadcaster and journalist Jane Moore, who reported the actress had been diagnosed with the disease in an interview with her husband Scott Mitchell, said the former EastEnders star was having a "good day" after the news broke.

Moore told ITV's This Morning that she spoke to Dame Barbara and Mr Mitchell on her way to appear on the TV show, and added: "She's totally aware of what is happening today. She is watching now.

"And she's thrilled to bits there has been such a positive response from the media and from the public."

Moore, a close friend of Dame Barbara's, said the TV and film star "sometimes repeats herself and gets a bit confused". She added: "But she knows who she is. She knows her history and she knows what she has done. …

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