John Legend opens up about his wife Chrissy Teigen’s fertility struggles and the decision to share her IVF journey with the world.
“I think it’s easier to let people know because then you don’t have to hide what you’re going through,” he said. Additionalis Rachel Lindsay. ‘And people watch you, they see you doing things. You know, they’re part of our lives in so many other ways that it feels weird to hide that part because it’s a real experience. Many women – many families – go through this. And I think Chrissy does a good job of demystifying and destigmatizing a lot of things that people, I think, were previously ashamed to share. †
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The singer also reflected on the loss of their third child, Jack, who died after Teigen suffered a pregnancy loss at 20 weeks.
“She shared that we had lost a pregnancy, which was hard for us to share,” Legend added. “But it meant so much. And it’s been about a year and a half since that happened and people are still coming to us all the time to thank Chrissy for sharing that and destigmatizing it and making people feel like it’s okay for them to share it with their loved ones. Because it happens to so many people… and I think it’s really important that they feel like they’re not alone, and know that there are resources out there for them.”
Most recently, the Grammy winner collaborated with Sebastián Yatra on the official remix for the Colombian star’s 2021 single “Tacones Rojos.” Later this week, he will also receive the Recording Academy’s first-ever Global Impact Award, which will be presented to him on April 2. will be presented by the Black Music Collective.
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