Kerry Katona revealed her long-lost brother to the nation for the first time today.
Jason Dickinson appeared on This Morning today alongside his famous half-sister, was was donning a fluorescent pink hairdo.
Kerry, 38, revealed that while they had been texting for nine years, this was the second time they had met up in real life.
Years ago, the former Atomic Kitten star brought in a PI years to find her biological father .
"My mum got pregnant with me and I was brought up with a gentleman who I thought was my dad," Kerry explained. "I found out that Ronnie was my dad."
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She later met her father’s family after he died, which she had been worried about as she had been the product of an affair.
But Kerry revealed that they had been "lovely".
Later, however, she discovered that her dad also had two other children – one of which was Jason.
"I stayed in the background, Kerry had a lot going on," Jason said. "I left it and then on New Year’s Day [one year] I texted her and said… we’ve been texting for nine years."
Asking why it had taken them so long to meet up, Jason said that she had been "chock-a-block busy", adding: "I had my own problems and issues to deal with."
Kerry insisted that when they first met they "got along straight away"
"We’re both very similar," Jason quipped.
While Kerry was happy enough at the time to receive a picture and a video of her dad, she regretted not meeting up with him when she found out he’d died.
However she made up for it by arranging to meet up with her half-brother.
Back in November, an emotional Kerry took to Instagram to speak about their first chat.
She wrote: "Omg just spoke to my Biological brother for the first time on facetime! Emotional isn’t the word! Xxxxxxx"
The mum-of-four added: "Can’t wait to meet face to face happy tears xxxxx"
*This Morning airs weekdays at 10.30am on ITV
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