Singer Jessie J has received an outpouring of support after she revealed she had suffered a miscarriage which left her with an "overwhelming" sense of sadness. The 33-year-old shared a touching post on Instagram in which she said she will perform for fans in Los Angeles a day after discovering she had suffered a pregnancy loss. Jessie shared a picture of her positive pregnancy test, tagging her location as “heartbroken”.
In the lengthy caption, she wrote on Wednesday: “Yesterday morning I was laughing with a friend saying ‘seriously though how am I going to get through my gig in LA tomorrow night without telling the whole audience I am pregnant.’ “By yesterday afternoon I was dreading the thought of getting through the gig without breaking down… After going for my 3rd scan and being told there was no longer a heartbeat.”
The star added a quote from Şeyda Noir on her Instagram post, which read: “Sometimes love won’t be enough to make it work, and that’s ok. It doesn’t mean that you’ve failed.” Among the hundreds of thousands of fans who liked her emotional post, singer Pixie Lott and TV presenter Laura Whitmore sent their condolences. Despite discovering she had suffered a miscarriage, the Price Tag artist will perform for fans in Los Angeles on Wednesday. She added: “I have done 2 shows in 2 years and my soul needs it. Even more today. I know some people will be thinking she should just cancel it. But in this moment I have clarity on one thing. “I started singing when I was young for joy, to fill my soul and self love therapy, that hasn’t ever changed and I have to process this my way." “I decided to have a baby on my own. Because it’s all I’ve ever wanted and life is short. To get pregnant was a miracle in itself and an experience I will never forget and I know I will have again.
"I'm still in shock, the sadness is overwhelming. But I know I am strong, and I know I will be okay."
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