09/03/2011 18:17 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Amanda Holden Loses Baby Seven Months Into Pregnancy

Amanda Holden Amanda Holden has lost her unborn baby.

The 39-year-old Britain's Got Talent judge was seven months pregnant with a little boy.
Her spokesperson Alison Griffin spoke of Amanda and partner Chris Hughes' heartbreak at the tragic news: 'They are utterly devastated. Amanda had been closely monitored throughout her pregnancy and it is not yet known what went wrong.

'Both Chris and Amanda would like to thank the midwives and staff at The Queen Mary Maternity unit at West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth for their tremendous support.'

The Press Association report the baby was stillborn on Tuesday when Amanda went to hospital after noticing he had stopped moving.

Amanda only revealed she was pregnant in January, saying she and Chris had kept the pregnancy under wraps after suffering a miscarriage the previous year. She wrote on her website at the time they had wanted to get the 'all clear' before going public.

The couple have a 5-year-old daughter, Lexi.

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