Sir Salman Rushdie’s 34-year-old daughter-in-law burst into tears Thursday when she was sent home after 12 days in hospital “fighting for her life” with Covid.
In an emotional video shared on her Instagram account, the jazz singer, who has a history of heart problems, was tearfully reunited with her eight-month-old daughter Rose Anastasia Clarissa.
Natalie wrote a long caption next to the clip saying she had a “long fight” ahead of her, stating that her lungs need to heal and that her liver has been damaged.
Emotional: Sir Salman Rushdie’s 34-year-old daughter-in-law burst into tears on Thursday when she was sent home after 12 days in hospital battling for her life with Covid
The singer added emotionally that she went home to her family – husband Zafar, 41, and daughter Rose: “I dreamed of this moment to see and hold my baby.”
Natalie posted an update alongside the heartbreaking video and wrote, “Going home [heart emojis]. After 12 days in the hospital, I was finally released. I dreamed of this moment to see and hold my baby.
“It is time to relax at home, I have a long struggle ahead of me to build my strength, my lungs need to heal, my liver is damaged, my body is bruised with confidence.
Fight: It comes after the jazz singer revealed last week that she fought for her life with Covid (pictured)
Reunited: In an emotional video shared on her Instagram account, the jazz singer, who has suffered from heart problems in the past, was reunited with her eight-month-old daughter Rose in tears
“I am grateful to the NHS for being truly amazing and giving me the support I needed to help fight this terrible disease.”
Natalie signed her post and wrote: “Thanks to everyone who sent me a message, I was really touched and reading gave me strength in some very dark hours.
“I hope when I gain my strength I can thank you all individually. Be sure.’
The video shows Natalie in a wheelchair, how she is reunited with Zafar and daughter Rose.
Home time: In the video, Natalie is in a wheelchair when she is reunited with Zafar and daughter Rose
Mother and daughter: The singer picks up her little daughter and cuddles her and says: ‘Hello, do you remember me? Oh my god you are so different You are so big Oh my God.’
The singer picks up her little daughter and cuddles her and says, “Hello, do you remember me? Oh my god you are so different You are so big Oh my God.’
Natalie then bursts into tears when Zafar teases her and says, ‘You can’t cry!’, To which the singer continues emotionally: ‘Sorry, mom went away a bit.’
The star also posted updates to her Instagram story, where she shared an emotional video of herself in her hospital gown before heading home.
Natalie said, “This is the first time I’ve been able to look out the window here in two weeks. I didn’t see my baby. ‘
Updates: The star also posted updates to her Instagram story, where she shared an emotional video of herself in her hospital gown before heading home
Difficult: Natalie said: “This is the first time that I have been able to look out of the window here in two weeks. I didn’t see my baby ‘
“Luck”: The singer also said that she felt “happy” to have access to oxygen, as there are many people in the world who are without oxygen
The singer showed her injured arms and said, “Anyone worried about needles, Covid is worse.”
Natalie then got emotional when she said, “I can’t believe I survived.”
The singer also said she felt lucky to have access to oxygen as there are many people in the world without oxygen.
Fight for her life: Natalie announced last week that she was with Covid. had fought for her life in the hospital
Natalie announced last week that she had fought for her life with Covid in the hospital.
The singer urged her followers to get vaccinated and shared a selfie from her hospital bed – which she showed with her eyes barely open and a tube in her nose.
The jazz singer, who has suffered from heart problems in the past, wrote on Instagram: “This is Covid. I fought for my life in the hospital last week. I don’t have a lot of energy, but I would like you to get the vaccine. ‘
Family: Natalie married Zafar, son of Booker Prize-winning writer Sir Salman, in June 2016. They had their first child on October 9th (picture 2019).
She continued: “I received my vaccination text on the day I found out I had Covid. Wear a mask and socially distance yourself because the alternative is terrible! Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers. ‘
As a warning to those who oppose the sting, she added, “To the anti-Vaxxers, this is for you. You’re idiots. You put yourself and other people in danger. That could be you.’
Natalie married Zafar, son of Booker Prize-winning writer Sir Salman, in June 2016. They had their first child on October 9th.
Among those wishing good wishes was Irish singer Imelda May, who wrote: “I am appalled to hear that you have to fight like this to live! I send you so much love and strength. I hope you come home soon. ‘
Important: The jazz singer, who has suffered from heart problems in the past, urged her followers to get vaccinated against Covid (picture 2019)
Natalie and her PR man Zafar caught daughter Rose Anastasia Clarissa in November with a glowing photo shoot for Hello! Magazine.
The couple announced that Sir Salman, 73, was one of the first family members to meet baby Rose after traveling to the UK in full PPE for 12 hours from his New York home and being self-isolated in the UK for two weeks.
In a sweet interview, Natalie joked that her father-in-law is like the “baby whisperer”.
Natalie told the magazine, “Holding Rose in my arms for the first time was overwhelmingly magical. I can’t explain how much I love her.
She’s Here: Natalie and her PR husband Zafar introduced daughter Rose Anastasia Clarissa to the world in November after she was born on October 9th
“It’s a love I’ve never experienced in my life. We are so incredibly happy that she is here and healthy. ‘
She added: ‘He [Sir Salman] is the baby whisperer. He picks Rose up and she’ll fall silent and fall asleep in his arms so we’re definitely going to use him for that. ‘
Elsewhere, when Natalie was talking about her birth, she revealed that she had a c-section, which she did “magically and calmly” by listening to her favorite jazz songs.
The singer shared that Rose was delivered to I’ve Got You Under My Skin and the next song was her wedding song to Zafar, Nat King Cole’s Unforgettable.
“Baby Whisperer”: Natalie joked at the time that her father-in-law, the Booker Prize-winning writer Sir Salman Rushdie, 73, is like the “Baby Whisperer” (picture 2018)
Natalie announced that she was expecting her first child with Zafar in May 2020, despite suffering from morning sickness and losing a stone in weight during her first trimester.
The singer admitted that the pregnancy was not only “wonderful and bright” as portrayed in the films, but rather “hard work”.
The couple have been together for over 10 years and got married in New York in June 2016.
You are also the proud owner of an adorable dog named Pickle, who recently turned five.
Happily married: Natalie and Zafar have been together for over 10 years and got married in New York in June 2016