Grammy-nominated singer Jessie J took to Instagram to look back on her heartbreaking miscarriage exactly one year ago. The artist, born Jessica Ellen Cornish is currently with basketball player Chanan Safir Colman; however, she and actor Channing Tatum were together on and off from 2018 to 2020.
After ending her relationship with Max Pham last year, Jessie revealed that she wanted to try for a baby on her own. The “Flashlights” singer got pregnant late last year; however, she lost the baby shortly after.
The “Bang Bang” artist’s miscarriage happened a day before a scheduled performance in Los Angeles, but Jessie still took to the stage and gave her fans a heartbreaking performance. She also opened up about the challenges she faced in getting pregnant.
Read on to learn more.
Jessie J Reflects On Miscarriage
Jessie posted on Instagram recently in remembrance of her “angel baby,” who she lost exactly a year earlier. The artist got candid about her grief in the Instagram post, revealing that she still felt the pain of the loss despite how much time had passed. Late last year, Jessie announced that she wanted to try for a baby after ending things with her boyfriend,
In November 2021, she announced to her fans that she had lost the baby a night before a Los Angeles performance. In her recent Instagram story, the singer wrote, “A year ago today, I was told my baby no longer had a heartbeat. Although I can tell the story now without crying, have and still am discovering all the positives that experience gave me.”
Jessie revealed that although the experience equipped her with “strength, wisdom, empathy, and gratitude,” it left her hurt.
Jessie J Said The Miscarriage Still Hurt
Further in the post, Jessie admitted that she often thought about people who had experienced miscarriages and how strong they were. She also described processing grief as a “weird and personal journey.”
“It still hurts, and all day I have just been thinking about all the women and men and families who have been through this numerous times and how incredibly strong they are,” the “Dominos” artist continued. “Time helps, but it never truly fades.”
Jessie went on to wish “love and strength” to people that had experienced or are still experiencing that form of loss. “And to my little angel baby. I feel you everywhere. Especially today,” the singer concluded her post.
She Suffered A Miscarriage In November 2021
In November last year, Jessie announced to her fans via Instagram that she had just suffered a miscarriage a day before her planned performance in Las Vegas. She made the announcement hours before her appearance on stage and assured her fans that she would still perform.
“Yesterday morning, I was laughing with a friend saying, ‘seriously though, how am I going to get through my gig in LA tomorrow night without telling the whole audience I am pregnant,” her statement read. “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.”
Jessie followed up her statement with a picture of herself holding a positive pregnancy test. She then stated that she wanted to perform that night not because she wanted to avoid the grief but because she genuinely felt singing would help her deal with it.
Jessie J Was Very Candid With Fans About Her Experience
— Jessie J News (@JessieJUpdate_) November 25, 2021
Jessie’s performance on Los Angeles’s The Hotel Cafe stage was an emotional affair, with the artist seeming on the verge of tears at every moment. She spoke to her fans about the miscarriage during the performance and disclosed that a while ago, she was told her chances of having children were non-existent.
“I was told a long time ago that I couldn’t have children, and I never believed it. I don’t believe in lies,” she said. “I decided to have a baby by myself. And then, by a miracle, it worked for a little while. And yesterday, yeah, yesterday was f**king Sh*t.”
Jessie thanked everyone in the audience for being with her during her time of grief. “I wanted to be here tonight because the one thing I believe in the most in this whole entire universe, beyond surface conversations and Instagram and the internet, is being human and being vulnerable and being real,” the artist continued.