Lily Allen suffers a miscarriage

Singer confirms loss of first child

Lily Allen has suffered a miscarriage, her record company spokesman confirmed this morning (January 18).

The singer revealed in December that she was expecting her first child with boyfriend, The Chemical BrothersEd Simons.

The couple had just returned from a holiday in the Maldives.

Allen’s spokesman said: “We can confirm that Lily Allen has suffered a miscarriage. She and her partner Ed Simons will be making no further comment and we ask that their privacy be respected during this difficult time.”