Jessie J performing on her R.O.S.E tour at The Royal Albert Hall, London - 13th November 2018

Singer Jessie J Details Heartbreaking Miscarriage: 'The Sadness Is Overwhelming'

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on November 24, 2021 at 5:20 PM EST

Jessie J is one of the iconic songwriters in the music industry. Although she is most famous for hit songs like "Bang Bang" featuring Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande and "Price Tag" with B.o.B, she is the brain behind several chart-topping tunes.

Her notable singing credits include Miley Cyrus's "Party in the U.S.A" and Chris Brown's "I Need This." The English singer usually lives a low-key life, but recently she shared major personal news with fans.

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Jessie J Suffered A Miscarriage

In an Instagram post, the "Flashlight" singer revealed that she recently suffered a miscarriage. Jessie uploaded a photo of her joyfully holding up a positive pregnancy test alongside a quote that read, "sometimes love won't be enough to make it work, and that's ok. It doesn't mean you have failed."

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Jessica Cornish aka Jessie J, arrives back into England
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In the lengthy accompanying caption, the singer detailed the harrowing experience. She recalled that yesterday, she was joking with a friend about how she wouldn't get through a Los Angeles gig without telling the crowd she was expecting.

Unfortunately, by the afternoon, the tide had changed. Jessie wrote, "By yesterday afternoon I was dreading the thought of getting through the gig without breaking down… After going for my 3rd scan and being told there was no longer a heartbeat ?"

The 33-year-old got candid about her feelings, admitting that she had no control over her emotions and wasn't sure if she would regret sharing the news.

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The 'Price Tag' Songstress Will Keep Singing No Matter What

Despite the overwhelming pain of losing her pregnancy, Jessie shared that she was sure of one thing in her life. "What I do know is that I want to sing tonight. Not because I'm avoiding the grief or the process, but because I know singing tonight will help me," she wrote.

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Jessie explained that she has only done two shows in the past two years, but she needs to sing even more tonight. She noted that while people might urge her to cancel her L.A. show, it is the one thing that she needs at the moment.

The "Ice Age: Collision Course" star shared that singing was something she does for joy and self-love therapy, and it was going to remain that way. She, however, mentioned that she would talk about her miscarriage on stage, but rather than give a speech, she would sing about it.

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Who Is Jessie J's Baby Daddy?

With the news of the miscarriage, many might wonder who Jessie was expecting the child with, but the answer is no one. In her emotional caption, the songwriter revealed that she chose to have a baby by herself. In her words,

I decided to have a baby on my own. Because it’s all I’ve ever wanted and life is short. To get pregnant was a miracle in itself and an experience I will never forget and I know I will have again.

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Jessie described the pain of her loss as an overwhelming sadness and confessed she was still in shock. She concluded her post, reaching out to women worldwide who have suffered a similar fate, and noted, "It's the loneliest feeling in the world."

The comments section was soon filled with heartwarming words from fans and colleagues, who sent the singer loads of love and prayers.

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