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Model Chrissy Teigen and singer John Legend announced on Wednesday that they are expecting a child, nearly two years after losing their baby in a miscarriage.
“The last few years have been a whirlwind of emotions, it’s nothing to say, but joy has once again filled our home and our hearts”she wrote on Instagram, accompanying the message with a photo of her rounded belly, also published by her companion.
“We’re expecting another one.” added Chrissy Teigen, who has nearly 40 million subscribers on this platform. The post has already been liked nearly 3 million times.
In October 2020, she recounted her miscarriage through several moving posts on social networks, sharing her “deep pain”. She had notably published a photo of her lying on a hospital bed, embracing her stillborn baby, alongside her husband.
The statements of the star had been welcomed by personalities and anonymous people who considered that it contributed to breaking a taboo. But Chrissy Teigen had also been harshly criticized by others, who felt that she shared too intimate details.
Earlier this year, Chrissy Teigen, who is also a TV presenter and cookbook author, announced that she was undergoing fertility treatment. In her message on Wednesday, the 36-year-old star, already a mother of two, admitted to having hesitated before publicly discussing her new pregnancy.
“At each appointment, I said to myself ‘ok, if he is in good health today, I announce it’ but afterwards, I breathed a sigh of relief when I heard a heartbeat and I said to myself that I I was still too stressed”she testified.
She met John Legend, multi-award winning singer known for your hit “All of Me”, on the set of one of his music videos. The couple married in 2013.