Chrissy Teigen shares news of pregnancy loss on social media — and support pours in
Chrissy Teigen, who had been hospitalized for excessive bleeding during her third pregnancy and had been sharing details about the complications on her popular social media accounts, announced Wednesday night that she lost the pregnancy.
The model, actress, author and beloved social media personality announced that medical personnel “were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions. It just wasn’t enough.”
“Driving home from the hospital with no baby,” she later tweeted. “How can this be real.”
Reactions have poured in from friends, fans and the legions on Instagram and Twitter who feel they know Teigen because of her vivacious and prolific social media presence. A few hours after Teigen shared the news, so many tweets started with the words “Oh Chrissy” that the phrase began trending.
Celebrities including Alyssa Milano, Jon Cryer, Marlee Matlin, Jenna Dewan, Andy Richter, Emmy Rossum and more posted condolences and well-wishes for Teigen and husband John Legend.
Many fans and followers shared similar condolences, often thanking Teigen for sharing an uncommonly honest and direct account of a type of event many women experience more privately.
One Twitter user wrote: “I know many other women like me who ... have experienced miscarriage appreciate your sharing your story to help demystify this all too common occurrence.”
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