Singer Charlotte Church loses baby weeks after announcing pregnancy
By Rita Chioma,
Charlotte Church has lost her baby weeks after she and her boyfriend, musician Jonathan Powell, announced that she was pregnant.
A statement posted to the Welsh singer’s Twitter account on Monday revealed the sad news, sharing, “Charlotte and Jonny [Powell] are very sad to announce that they lost their baby.”
“Now is a time for grieving and being together as a family,” the statement continued. “We kindly ask everyone to respect that peace.”
The couple, who began dating in 2010, announced the news that they were expecting their first child together back in May.
It would have been the 31-year-old artist’s third child, as she shares a 9-year-old daughter, Ruby, and 8-year-old son, Dexter, with ex-boyfriend, Gavin Henson.
Charlotte Maria Church is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter and political activist.
She rose to fame in childhood as a classical singer before branching into pop music in 2005 from entertainment tonight.