Jessie J spoke to fans about her “grieving” nine months after a miscarriage.
“When I was 16, I wrote a list of things I wanted by the time I was 30,” the singer began in a lengthy Instagram post on Thursday, featuring a photo of her younger self.
“The first thing on the list was to become a mother. Now I’m almost 35 and some days the sadness of losing a baby and it’s not easy to have one and that my life has to look very different that way than it looks now is overwhelming just me.”
Jessie — whose real name is Jessica Ellen Cornish — admitted she knows that “it’s healthy and normal to have days of complete sadness and honor all the feelings that come up, good and bad.”
“The bad isn’t often at all and yes, I could only go through this moment in private today and I usually do, but today I’m here,” she said, explaining why she relieved her 11.8 million followers. social media .
The 34-year-old “Price Tag” singer capped off the post by sending “hugs” to the “thousands of people” around the world who have gone through the same experience.
In November 2021, the singer revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage the day before she was due to take the stage for a concert.
Yesterday morning I had a laugh with a friend who said ‘seriously, how am I going to get through my performance in LA tomorrow night without telling the whole audience I’m pregnant,’ she began in a heartbreaking Instagram post.
“Yesterday afternoon I dreaded the thought of getting through the gig without succumbing… after I went for my third scan and was told there was no heartbeat .”
She later addressed her fans at the same concert, saying, “I was told a long time ago that I couldn’t have children and I never believed it. I don’t believe in lies.”
Visibly choked as she swayed to soft music, the pop star continued: “I decided to have a baby on my own. And then miraculously it worked for a while. And yesterday, yes, yesterday was f–king s–t.”
Jessie is currently dating basketball player Chanan Safir Colman.
The pair first sparked romantic rumors in March when she took the 38-year-old on a business trip to the Caribbean. They have since been seen on the PDA while running errands in Los Angeles.