14/08/2014 17:02 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Danniella Westbrook Miscarries Baby

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Danniella Westbrook, 40, has lost the baby she was expecting with her boyfriend Tom Richards, 24.

The ex-EastEnders star was taken to hospital on Friday night (June, 6) . Her spokesman said: "I can confirm she has had a miscarriage."

A source told The Sun: "This has hit Danniella hard as she was so excited to become a mum again."

Danniella, who has two children, got engaged to cagefighter Tom two months after meeting. She tweeted Tom shortly after the news of her miscarriage was confirmed, thanking him for his support.

The actress, best known as Samantha Mitchell in EastEnders, split from second husband Kevin Jenkins last December. They have a daughter Jodie, 12.

Danniella also has a son Kai, 17, from another relationship.

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