Kate Silverton's husband Mike undergoes heart procedure

Kate Silverton's husband Mike undergoes heart procedure as 'nervous' broadcaster uses 'dark humour' about death as a coping mechanism

By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline

Published: 09:30 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 09:33 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Broadcaster Kate Silverton's husband of nine years, Mike Heron underwent a heart procedure on Thursday. 

And the 48-year-old shared updates on Twitter before and after, admitting she was 'nervous' and sharing humorous posts about death as a coping mechanism. 

She first tweeted: 'My husband’s having a heart procedure tomorrow ... he’s currently playing me his choice of funeral music - you know "just in case" ... that’s how we roll in the Silverton-Heron household.' 

Getting through it: Kate Silverton's husband Mike underwent a heart procedure on Thursday as 'nervous' broadcaster used 'dark humour' about death as a coping mechanism (pic: Dec 2018)

Getting through it: Kate Silverton's husband Mike underwent a heart procedure on Thursday as 'nervous' broadcaster used 'dark humour' about death as a coping mechanism (pic: Dec 2018)

After the procedure, Kate tweeted: 'The m [thanks] you for all the lovely fabulous messages ... it is - for now - just a ‘minor’ procedure ( well unless his heart stops ) sorry his dark humour rubs off on me and I am nervous so sorry'

After the procedure, Kate tweeted: 'The m [thanks] you for all the lovely fabulous messages ... it is - for now - just a ‘minor’ procedure ( well unless his heart stops ) sorry his dark humour rubs off on me and I am nervous so sorry'

Her next tweet read: 'Johnny Cash ‘when the man comes around’ as you’re asking' and

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