TOWIE's Danielle Armstrong admits she suffered a miscarriage

Published Thursday, Oct 9 2014, 08:46 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
The Only Way Is Essex's Danielle Armstrong has been inundated with messages of support after she revealed she recently suffered a miscarriage.

TOWIE returned to our screens last night with the first of a two-part Ibiza special and Danielle tearfully admitted that she lost hers and James Lock's baby.

Danielle Armstrong breaks down as she speaks of miscarriage - 8 October 2014


Speaking to Chloe Sims, Danielle explained that she had visited the doctor because she "hadn't felt herself" and was shocked to discover she was eight weeks pregnant.

Breaking down on screen, the blonde reality star said James had been "supportive" at first but the deserted her after she had the miscarriage.

"When I had the scan, they said I was in the midst of having a miscarriage. They said, 'You've lost the baby'. It was horrible," she cried.

"James, instead of being there for me, he bottled up. He left me to get on with it. I assumed he'd stay with me but he went abroad to work. He let me down."

Moments later, James gave his side of the story to Elliott Wright. He said: "At the time I thought it was cool. She said it was fine. It wasn't fine. She was in bits.

"When you put things in perspective I should've been there and I feel like a w*nker for not being there."

James Lock breaks down as she speaks of miscarriage - 8 October 2014


James also opened up to Bobby Norris about the miscarriage and struggled to hold back tears as he explained how distraught Danielle is.

"Since the cheating thing, we haven't been getting on," he said. "Then to top it all off, Danielle got pregnant We didn't know whether to keep the baby or not and then...she had a miscarriage basically.

"I haven't been there for her. Like a w*nker I had work commitments and went and did them."

He added: "She's distraught and hasn't stopped crying and it's all because of me. I didn't feel it was the right time for us to have a baby but I feel devastated that the choice was taken away from her."

Later in the ITVBe show, Danielle and James got together to discuss their feelings. Danielle said: "I've been so angry and you've not got it. When we found out, you were so good to start with but, when you said is it ok if I go away, I couldn't believe you even asked."

James Lock and Danielle Armstrong break down as she speaks of miscarriage - 8 October 2014


James replied: "Me just saying sorry isn't good enough. But I think we've both got issues on the whole, and that's why our relationship is on the rocks. I do love you but how are we going to get to where we want to be?"

Since the couple's secret heartbreak came to light on last night's show, Danielle and James have been sent kind messages from their cast mates.

Chloe tweeted: "Getting so emotional watching #TOWII tonight... Sending my love to @Daniarmstrong88 and @JamesLockie86."

Ferne McCann, meanwhile, said: "Literally giving all my kisses and hugs to @Daniarmstrong88 right now, I love her, so strong and brave."

After reading her messages, Danielle posted: "Thank you so much for all your support. If anyone has been affected by my story then you can speak to @samaritans for support xxx."

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