Dame Barbara’s hubby: She asked ‘Who are you?’
THE husband of Dame Barbara Windsor has revealed the heartbreaking moment she didn’t recognise him as the actress battles with dementia.
Dame Barbara, 81, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014, although the condition was only made public last year.
Scott Mitchell said: “The day you dread is for that day they may not recognise you and I experienced that maybe about two months ago or so.
“She did look at me and say ‘I’m sorry, who are you?’
“It was very hard, it instantly hurt, I remember that, and I just kept talking. I said ‘it’s me Bar, it’s Scott’, I said ‘don’t worry, you’re just having one of those moments’.
“She got very upset because she realised what she’d done.”