Jessie J Suffers Miscarriage After Deciding to “Have a Baby on My Own”

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Jessie J is in mourning after experiencing a miscarriage. 

Just hours before she was set to take the stage for a special Los Angeles concert on Nov. 24, the singer went on Instagram to share a personal announcement.

"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,'" she wrote. "By yesterday afternoon I was dreading the thought of getting through the gig without breaking down…"

She shared that, "after going for my 3rd scan and being told there was no longer a heartbeat…I feel like I have no control of my emotions. I may regret posting this. I may not. I actually don't know."

According to the Grammy nominee, sharing the news on social media "feels safer" than trying to explain it onstage during a performance.

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As for why she chose to go public at all, Jessie J said she realized that she is not alone in her experience.

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

She added, "I'm still in shock, the sadness is overwhelming. But I know I am strong, and I know I will be ok. I also know millions of women all over the world have felt this pain and way worse. I feel connected to those of you I know and those of you I don't."

The singer, known for hits like "Domino" and "Price Tag," is scheduled to perform at the Hotel Café on Nov. 24, Dec. 1, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22.

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Through all of her grief, Jessie J knows that the show must go on "not because I'm avoiding the grief or the process, but because I know singing tonight will help me."

"I have done 2 shows in 2 years and my soul needs it. Even more today," she wrote. "I know some people will be thinking she should just cancel it. But in this moment I have clarity on one thing. I started singing when I was young for joy, to fill my soul and self love therapy, that hasn't ever changed and I have to process this my way." 

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