Britney Spears has announced that she has lost her miracle baby after a miscarriage. The singer, 40, announced the heartbreaking news on Saturday in a joint statement with her fiancé Sam Asghari on Instagram.
It comes just weeks after she announced her pregnancy, The Mirror reports. Britney told her Instagram followers, “We are grateful for what we have in the process of expanding our beautiful family. Thank you for your support.”
The statement reads: “It is with our deepest sadness that we have to announce that we have lost our miracle baby early in the pregnancy. This is a devastating time for any parent. Perhaps we should have waited to announce until we were further along. were overly excited to share the good news.”
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The joint statement continued: “Our love for each other is our strength. We will continue to try to expand our beautiful family. We are grateful for all your support. We kindly ask for privacy during this difficult time.”
Fans rushed to the comment section to send love and support to the couple following the heartbreaking update. “All the love in the world to you Brit,” a message read to the star, with another fan adding: “I’m so sorry Britney! I know how much you want another baby. It will happen.”
Britney’s devastating news comes just over a month after the pop princess announced her pregnancy – her first with husband-to-be Sam. The Gimmie More singer is already a doting mother to teenage sons Sean, 16, and Jayden, 15, with ex-husband Kevin Federline and has been open about her desire to add to her family.
Britney’s pregnancy announcement in April came after her controversial 13-year conservatorship was terminated in November 2021 — leaving her free to take control of her own reproductive choices. The music legend emotionally told a court last year that she hoped to start a family with her acting beau, but was forced to fit birth control into her body because of her controversial conservatory.
“I would like to progress progressively, and I want to have the real deal. I want to be able to get married and have a baby,” Britney admitted during her virtual testimony in June 2021. [IUD] inside myself so I don’t get pregnant. They don’t want me to have children – no more children.”
The Miscarriage Association (01924 200 799) miscarriageassociation.org.uk supports women affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancies and elective pregnancies. If you are concerned about a loved one, you can also call the helpline which is manned Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org