'I'm Dyslexic': Penny Lancaster Opens Up About Her Diagnosis, And Thanks Husband, Rod Stewart, For His Support

Date February 2, 2018

On the outside, Penny Lancaster is a gorgeous and confident woman who gained success in every area of her life: she has an impressive modeling career, she reached the top on television, and she has the breathtaking heartthrob, Rod Stewart, for a husband. However, the image does not look as bright on the inside.

For many years, Penny Lancaster struggled to face her problem and did everything in her power to keep it secret. And it was not until recently that some of her biggest fears became her new reality: at the age of 46, Lancaster was diagnosed with dyslexia.

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She always knew it.

Penny Lancaster suspected she had the disorder from the very beginning, reveals Mirror.

At a young age, she had difficulties with learning and was terrified of a sole thought about having to read something in front of other people.

I’m 6ft1 so I think people think I’m confident. But when I was at school I had borderline dyslexia and I was terrified of reading aloud.

However, it took her several decades to finally get the courage to face the problem. And her husband of ten years, Rod Stewart, played a significant part in the process.

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Her husband gave her confidence.

When Penny's fears were confirmed and the woman learned her diagnosis, Rod Stewart stood by her side. The former model reveals that her husband always supported her and boosted her confidence.

Rod has given me so much confidence.

She recalled being asked to read a pledge at one charity event, and Rod was there, supporting his beloved woman and cheering for her.

I was in a panic but he said, ‘Go on, Pen, you can do it.’

Penny Lancaster and Rod Stewart got married back in 2007. The couple shares two sons, Alastair and Aiden.

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In 2017, Penny and Rod celebrated their 10th anniversary by renewing their wedding vows.

It's great to see two loving people share such a strong bond. And what do you think of their story? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.

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