Scarlett Moffatt’s mum drops off a care package for the star as she self-isolates – because she can’t drive to the shops – The Sun

SCARLETT Moffatt proved a girl's never too old to rely on her mum as she dropped off vital food supplies to the star during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Gogglebox personality, who is self-isolating at home, revealed how her parent had shopped for her key items because she can drive and has a car.

Social distancing rules amid the crisis, which has claimed the lives of hundreds in the UK so far, mean her mum Betty could only come within two metres of her.

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Yet that didn't stop the TV favourite having a peek as she left.

Betty looked delighted to be helping her eldest child, walking away with her thumbs up – wearing blue protective gloves to stay protected and safe.

Scarlett accompanied her Instagram Stories post with the tag: "To the best mam dropping off essentials," before putting a link to her page.

She then quipped: "Wish I could drive."

Betty Moffatt is well known to Scarlett's legions off loyal fans after also starring in C4 series Gogglebox alongside her.

The 30-year-old admitted she had previously dropped off shopping for elderly residents nearby, when the pandemic first broke out.

Scarlett said to her followers: “Going shopping tomorrow how can I help local elderly people in my area – I can leave food on their doorstep?”

She also advised her fans against panic buying, saying: “I do feel like we need to make sure we aren’t just thinking about ourselves in this situation.

“It is an epidemic and we need to make sure we aren’t hoarding things unnecessarily and that we can helping people as much as we can.”

The former Saturday Night Takeaway host's kind-hearted actions came after a hugely candid interview during which she admitted she called the Samaritans after cruel trolls targeted her for her looks.

The well-known star used a fake name so she could "rant away" at the telephone adviser unknown.

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