Daisy Lowe recalls ‘heartbreaking’ abortion as boyfriend told her ‘you’ve got to keep it’

'It was heartbreaking but I’m so grateful that I didn’t have that baby because we didn’t stay together'

Olivia Petter
Monday 28 October 2019 12:06
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Daisy Lowe recalls 'heartbreaking' abortion as boyfriend told her 'you've got to keep it'

Daisy Lowe has opened up about a “heartbreaking” abortion she had in her early twenties.

Speaking to Mel B on “The Truth Flirts“ podcast, the model explained she could never date someone with conflicting views on abortion, adding that she is “really grateful” she had the choice to go ahead with a termination.

“I did get pregnant and did need to make the choice and I chose to have one,” Lowe said.

The 30-year-old model said her partner at the time was mostly supportive, explaining she stayed with him for years after the abortion.

But that when the time came for Lowe to go to the clinic, her boyfriend was working and did not accompany her.

“It was heartbreaking," she said. "My grandma had to take me and he called me when I was having the scan and I was like, ‘There’s a healthy heartbeat’ and he said, ‘you’ve got to keep it, we’ve got to keep it. Let’s do this’.

“I was like, ‘Are you f***ing kidding me?’ and I was like ‘I can’t’. I was like, 'I’ve got my whole career ahead of me and I really want to be a mum but I’m not ready to do this yet'. So I went ahead with it.

“It was heartbreaking but I’m so grateful that I didn’t have that baby because we didn’t stay together.”

Lowe added that she felt like she wasn’t equipped to be a mother at that age, saying “I was still a kid myself”.

Elsewhere in the interview, Lowe reveals she was once body shamed by a different ex-boyfriend, who told her she looked "disgusting" in the shower.

"He was in a bad mood or whatever, so I was like 'you’re in a really bad mood so I’m just going to leave you in here and go shower'. Got in the shower and because obviously he didn’t like that I had said that to him, he came into the shower.

"Bearing in mind, I am starkers and showering, he pointed at me and said 'you’re so disgusting you need to lose weight so you can get work'. And I was like you know what, we’re done. You and me, over, bye!"

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