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Lily Allen Opens Up About Her Stillbirth: ‘It Was The Most Unfortunate Thing That Can Ever Happen To A Person’

The singer bravely spoke about her stillborn son and revealed how her husband Sam Cooper supported her

Lily Allen has talked about her experience of losing her baby son in 2010, when she was six months pregnant with him.


The Smile singer spoke to Jonathan Ross about her stillbirth on his chat show, which will air on Saturday night.

‘I think it’s difficult for anybody regardless of what world they live in and actually what I took home from that experience was… Even thought it was the most unfortunate thing that can ever happen to a person, I was fortunate in the sense that I have a loving partner [husband Sam Cooper] to go home to and share that experience with,’ says Lily.


Lily, who’s a mum to two daughters Ethel, two, and Marnie, one, also spoke about the shocking number of stillbirths in the UK everyday.

‘There are women – there are 17 stillbirths in the UK everyday – that go home and they don’t have that support, they have to go home and deal with that on their own so I am kind of in a bit of a, since that happened, in a count my blessings scenario rather than feeling sorry for myself.’


Lily admits she would love to add a little boy to her family. ‘Yes… I’d love a boy,’ she tells Jonathan. She also jokes, ‘And I’d also like another girl just so I can call her Auxiliary Jane… or Pizza, I quite like Pizza for a kid, or Mega Lolz that would be good. Megan Lolz.’

Those are definitely some of the most unique baby name ideas we’ve heard!

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