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    Nov 9, 2014

    Lily Allen Opened Up About Her Stillbirth In A Heartfelt Interview

    She also used her time on the Jonathan Ross Show to criticise sexism in the media.

    On Saturday night's Jonathan Ross Show, Lily Allen spoke about losing her child to stillbirth.

    ...Even though it was the most unfortunate thing that can ever happen to a person, I was very fortunate in the sense that I have a loving partner to go home to and share that experience with."

    She spoke about how many other women in the UK have undergone similar experiences to her.

    There are many women - [there are] 17 stillbirths in the UK everyday - that go home and they don't have that support, they have to go home and deal with that on their own so I am kind of in a bit of a - since that happened - in a count my blessings scenario rather than feeling sorry for myself.

    She also railed against sexism in the media, highlighting a time when she was criticised in the press for being out on a Saturday night, even though she was accompanied by a father of two, Chris Martin.

    The way that they had sort of insinuated it was that 'she's a mother of two, abandoning her children...' I'm in a car with a father of two and at no point has anyone alluded to him abandoning his children!

    There is a double standard. And also it's completely false because my children are with me most of the time. If there are photographers around, I make sure that I go in a different car because I don't want them to have guys with what look like guns pointing at them the whole time and chasing them…

    She also said she doesn't pay attention to her critics.

    I don't really want to know what people's misconceptions are of me and the way that I do kind of look at it is, I do what I do for the people that do like me, not to prove a point to the people who don't.

    You can watch the whole interview with Lily Allen on The Jonathan Ross show here.

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