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Covid: Jackie O says ex-husband had an adverse reaction to Pfizer jab 

Jackie ‘O’ Henderson reveals her ex-husband Lee was hospitalised with an extremely rare heart complication as a side effect of his second Pfizer jab


Radio presenter Jackie ‘O’ Henderson has claimed her ex-husband Lee suffered an adverse reaction to his second Pfizer vaccine.

She said on Friday’s Kyle and Jackie O Show that Lee had experienced the same complication as Seven reporter Denham Hitchcock, who was hospitalised last month with pericarditis – a rare condition when the sac-like tissue surrounding the heart becomes inflamed.

Lee, a photographer from England, has not commented on his condition, but Jackie told NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian he’d been hospitalised.

Radio presenter Jackie ‘O’ Henderson has claimed her ex-husband Lee (pictured with their daughter Kitty) suffered an adverse reaction to his second Pfizer vaccine

The former couple, who share 10-year-old daughter Kitty, amicably separated in late 2018 and are believed to have recently finalised their divorce.

Lee is not believed to have any underlying health conditions. He is a martial arts enthusiast who is known to keep fit and active. 

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Jackie for further comment and clarification. 

The former couple amicably separated in late 2018 and are believed to have recently finalised their divorce. Lee is not believed to have any underlying health conditions

The former couple amicably separated in late 2018 and are believed to have recently finalised their divorce. Lee is not believed to have any underlying health conditions

Jackie said it was ‘up to [Lee] to report’ his adverse reaction to the Covid vaccine after being hospitalised because the hospital doesn’t automatically do it.

Ms Berejiklian wasn’t aware of Lee’s condition but said health authorities do put out a statement whenever someone has an adverse reaction to the jab.

Lee’s side effect comes after Denham Hitchcock, a father of one, was hospitalised and diagnosed with pericarditis – inflammation of sac-like tissue that surrounds the heart – after he rolled up his sleeve for a Covid vaccine on the Gold Coast.

Jackie said it was 'up to [Lee] to report' his adverse reaction to the Covid vaccine after being hospitalised because the hospital doesn't automatically do it

Jackie said it was ‘up to [Lee] to report’ his adverse reaction to the Covid vaccine after being hospitalised because the hospital doesn’t automatically do it

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who was a guest on Friday's Kyle and Jackie O Show, wasn't aware of Lee's condition but said health authorities do put out a statement whenever someone has an adverse reaction to the jab

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who was a guest on Friday’s Kyle and Jackie O Show, wasn’t aware of Lee’s condition but said health authorities do put out a statement whenever someone has an adverse reaction to the jab 

Taking to Instagram last month, he recalled the ordeal to his 27,000-plus social media followers in depth, and also revealed he will be fully healed in six months.

‘A massive thanks for all the well wishes and messages. I’ve been blown away and a little embarrassed,’ he said.

More to come. 

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