10+ Celebrities Who Opened Up About Their Miscarriages

A miscarriage is something that can bring about many feelings and it can be a difficult topic to discuss. All people who have experienced miscarriages process what happened differently, and it's important to be open about these things to help others through it.

Many celebrities have shared their own experiences with miscarriage, and this is a great thing as it sheds light on a topic that often is surrounded by too much guilt and shame.


P!nk wrote about her first miscarriage at the age of 17 in her song, "Happy."

Since then, she's been forthcoming about how she's experienced many miscarriages. She finds it important to open up about painful topics like this.

Bethenny Frankel

It's comforting to see that women in the celeb world from all corners are normalizing miscarriages since they happen to many people. They shouldn't be shrouded in shame.

"Everyone knows someone who's had a miscarriage," she said in an interview with Glamour.

Meghan Markle

We love Meghan Markle for being so open about so many difficult topics and breaking the mold when it comes to expectations of the royal family.

She wrote about her own miscarriage in a beautiful op-ed for The New York Times. She continues to inspire.


Miscarriages happen to women in all phases of life, and it's important to recognize this.

So, it was a good thing when Halsey talked about how she got pregnant on tour and had a miscarriage. She also discussed how hard the touring lifestyle was on her body.

Wendy Williams

Williams got frank about her experience dealing with two miscarriages and how difficult that was during the PBS special, American Masters: The Women's List.

“I suffered several miscarriages including two at five months. That’s when you have the clothes already picked out, the nursery is already painted."

Gabrielle Union

In her memoir, Going To Need More Wine, Union wrote about how she experienced eight to nine miscarriages and how it took a big toll on her physical and mental health.

Union also discussed her decision to have her daughter via surrogacy.

Ali Wong

"It really helped me when I had a miscarriage to talk to other women and hear that they’d been through it, too," Wong said in an interview with The Guardian.

She's also used this experience in her comedy routine.

Courteney Cox

Cox opened up about her struggles with staying pregnant and revealed she's had multiple miscarriages.

One of these miscarriages happened while Rachel, the character from Friends, was giving birth on the show.

“That was hard. Sometimes, like I remember one time I just had a miscarriage and Rachel was giving birth. It was like that same time. Oh my God, it was terrible having to be funny.”

Melissa Rauch

In an essay for Glamour Magazine, Melissa wrote about how her miscarriage triggered a deep depression — she felt like a stranger inside her own body.

Melissa also feels that the term "miscarriage" is a misnomer as it assigns blame to the mother.

Michelle Obama

In her memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama opened up about feeling like a failure after a miscarriage.

”I felt like I failed, because I didn’t know how common miscarriages were, because we don’t talk about them. We sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we’re broken. I think it’s the worst thing that we do to each other as women, not share the truth about our bodies and how they work, and how they don’t work.”

Céline Dion

Céline Dion is a celeb that has discussed her journey to having children quite a bit. She has spoken about both her miscarriage as well as her experience with infertility and IVF.

Fans were super supportive and happy that she shed light on her hardships.

Christina Perri

It was roughly one year ago that Christina took to Twitter to announce that she'd tragically miscarried.

In the depths of her sadness, Christina found the strength to speak out and speak up for all women who had endured a loss of life.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen is known for being candid about the realities of motherhood, and she often talks about things in a hilarious way on Twitter.

But she took a very serious and compassionate tone when writing about losing her son, Jack.

Sharon Stone

Sharon has what's known as a "lupus-related rheumatoid factor," according to comments made via AARP. This caused Sharon to miscarry a total of three times.

Through it all, Sharon remained positive, saying that the horrible process only strengthened her in the end.

Nicole Kidman

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Kidman said, "From the minute Tom and I were married, I wanted to have babies. And we lost a baby early on, so that was really very traumatic. And that's when we would adopt Bella."

She also went on to talk about how adopting is also a valid and great choice for people who want to become parents.

Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters emphasized the importance of the progress we have made on talking about miscarriage.

In an interview from 2003, she told NBC's Jane Pauley that, “I had had several miscarriages, and when I did, they were never reported. And I would take a couple of days off then, and go back to work."


In an interview in 2013 with Oprah, Beyoncé talked about how she went through a miscarriage before getting pregnant with her daughter, Blue Ivy.

This was a big deal as Beyoncé is someone many people look up to, and she provided some hope to others who have gone through a similar thing.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Paltrow already had two children when she had a miscarriage during her third pregnancy.

She has been open about how the miscarriage was very scary and how she nearly died from complications.

Whitney Houston

Whitney told Barbara Walters that she miscarried while filming The Bodyguard. The iconic pop singer expressed how painful the experience was — both emotionally and physically.

What made matters worse is Whitney wasn't given any time to mourn, she was back on set the next day.

Brooke Shields

During an interview with People, Brooke spoke about how her miscarriage changed her entire perception of life.

She said that the entire ordeal helped her to see the difference between wanting a child and the innate desire to be a mother.

Lindsay Lohan

While filming her reality TV show, Lindsay, for Oprah's OWN network, Lindsay mysteriously held up production for two weeks. Once filming had wrapped, the actress revealed that she had miscarried.

She told People that “I was sick. And mentally that messes with you.”

Mariah Carey

Mariah and Nick Cannon's first pregnancy sadly resulted in a miscarriage. The iconic diva explained that one of the hardest parts of the entire situation was feeling like she had no one to talk to.

As a result, she fell into a dark pit of emotions.

Jaime King

Jaime struggled immensely with infertility issues. She went through five rounds of IVF and 26 rounds of IUI, and her pregnancy sadly resulted in a miscarriage.

She says she's speaking out to help eradicate the taboo surrounding miscarriages.

Kirstie Alley

Kirstie has said that her body never recovered from the lost pregnancy. The former Cheers star says that, during that time, her depression wouldn't allow her to admit the truth.

According to Kirstie, her weight gain was a direct result of her miscarriage.

Ashley Williams


When Ashley lost her baby, she sat down to write an essay for People as a way of speaking to and on behalf of all women:

“You are not broken. You did nothing wrong. You are strong, you are brave, and there is hope.”

Eva Amurri Martino

Eva lost her baby 10 weeks into her pregnancy. She said that the only thing worse than the heartbreak of losing a child was the crippling fear of not knowing whether or not she'd be able to conceive again.

Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford is an incredibly brave woman. She announced her miscarriage on Live with Regis & Kathie Lee in 1992.

The renowned daytime TV host has said that there's no way to convey the heartbreak and pain of miscarriage to anyone who hasn't experienced it firsthand.

Lily Allen

Lily explained on Twitter how five years ago she was admitted to the hospital. After spending four days in excruciating pain, she finally gave birth to a son.

Sadly, due to complications, the baby didn't make it. Her song, "Something's Not Right," was written in memory of her lost child.

Joan Rivers

Joan always said that her only regret in life is that she didn't have 10 children.

After giving birth to her daughter, Melissa, she spoke candidly about how she'd endured the loss of two miscarriages as well as a tubular pregnancy.

Jane Seymour

All miscarriages are tragic, but the circumstances that led to Jane's were truly unique. It happened on live TV while she was announcing the Rose Bowl parade.

She didn't tell anyone and was forced to wait in silence until her husband arrived.

Christie Brinkley

Tragically, Christie was forced to endure the pain of not one but three miscarriages. Christie spoke about feelings of helplessness and how her mourning period was fraught with highs and lows.

She started to feel like pregnancy, for her, just wasn't meant to be.