Paloma Faith finally reveals gender of her three-year-old child in candid motherhood chat
1 July 2020, 11:11
The ‘Only Love Can Hurt Like This’ singer previously revealed she would raise her child as gender-neutral.
Paloma Faith has confirmed the gender of her child for the first time in a recent podcast.
The singer, who became a first-time mum in 2016, had previously said she would raise her baby as gender-neutral.
But in a recent chat with Giovanna Fletcher on the Happy Mum Happy Baby podcast, Faith referred to her three-year-old with female pronouns as she talked about her experiences of motherhood.
The star shared how her decision to raise her child gender-neutral was met with online abuse, with Faith describing: "I had people calling me a child abuser online for saying that. Which was weird.
"And I think that's sort of part and parcel of why I didn't want that information out, and I still sort of withhold that,” she continued.
“So if I'm with my child in public and someone comes over and asks to have their picture taken with me I never do it. At this moment my child has no idea that I'm famous or different from anyone else.”
Paloma has still kept the name of her daughter under wraps.
The 38-year-old also revealed in the podcast that she had suffered a miscarriage in 2019.
"Last year I was trying again and it was strange because once my daughter turned 18 months I suddenly was like, I want another one," she shared.
"Then I had a miscarriage and it's sort of an ongoing thing."
The singer added: "It's tense. It's not very sexy. I have a scar that isn't healing properly from my caesarian so it's creating a bit of a toxic atmosphere which is also quite hard."
Paloma shares her daughter with long-term partner Leyman Lahcine.