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Several women have suffered from the grief and trauma of having a miscarriage, but it’s rarely discussed in the public arena. That’s why folks are applauding Beyoncé for sharing the story of her own miscarriage and how it impacted her in her upcoming HBO documentary, “Life Is But A Dream.”

The superstar discusses her miscarriage as well as rumors that she faked her pregnancy and used a surrogate. Via USA Today, who received an advance copy of the documentary:

She shares footage of her trip to Paris with her nephew. She talks about wanting to “make love” to her husband. She explains why she decided to share her pregnancy news so visibly at the MTV awards.

Most notably: She opens up about her miscarriage two years ago, saying that one week she heard a heartbeat – and the next, nothing. And she talks about how devastating the loss was to her and how she retreated to the studio to deal with it.

Most movingly, she addresses stories that she used a surrogate to carry daughter Blue Ivy, now 1.”

While we couldn’t get enough of the Beyoncé conspiracy theories surrounding the baby bump, she was ultimately hurt:

“There’s a stupid rumor. The most ridiculous rumor I think I’ve ever had about me. It’s crazy. To think I would be that vain – I respect mothers and women so much and to be able to experience bringing a child into this world, if you’re lucky and fortunate enough to experience that, I would never, ever take that for granted. It’s the most powerful thing you can do. Especially after losing a child, the pain and trauma from that just makes it mean so much more to get an opportunity to bring life into the world. It seems like people should have boundaries,” says a visibly shaken Beyoncé.

Whether you agree that Beyoncé should have addressed surrogacy rumors or not, there’s something very brave about her speaking publicly about a miscarriage. Some women feel shame when they struggle with fertility issues or suffer a miscarriage but the singer’s admission may help them realize they’re not alone and ultimately find healing.

What are your thoughts on Beyoncé’s comments on her miscarriage and surrogate rumors, Clutchettes and Gents?

  • MISS_EMCEE

    This post should have 498494 like. In lieu with your statment, I it makes me think of thise quote from unknown “People love living a lie but, hate living in truth”. The celebrity obsession is sickening to me. People know more about Beyonce, LIl Wayne, and Brad Pitt then themselves, family, and friends. These people will spew a verbal war with you online or offline if you say anything negative about these mentally diseased celebrities. I know people who in the industry and if these fans seen behind the scenes………………………..

  • dbsm

    a miscarriage isn’t a “fertility issue” unless a woman has them repeatedly. there are often known reasons for these cases. 25% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. some women have them and don’t even realize it, maybe even because they weren’t aware that they were pregnant. it isn’t always the horrible situation that is painted. miscarriages occur because something wasn’t right. the body was doing its job in attempting to correct the error. everything isn’t meant to be viable but our society has conditioned us to believe so. also, losing a baby/fetus in the 2nd and 3rd trimester isn’t a “miscarriage.” speak up if you wish, or keep it private. just know that you are not alone.

  • Lisa Guzman

    Oh shut up when I saw her perform with the yellow dress on I said she’s pregnant! How ignorant can people be!

  • Stacy

    Beyonce miscarriage story is a lie ! The only way you should believe her us if you never had never been pregnant or your mind is fogg by the spell she has cast over you. When women suffer miscarriage early in pregnant the baby aborts the body. No one goes for a routine exam early in pregnancy only to be told there is no heart beat. Later in a trimester yes! However she stated she wasn’t that far along! She would have been bleeding which could have resulted in a trip to the Dr office but ” she said she went in for a routine visit” this is how she found out! So you want to know why would a woman lie about something like this ? Well it’s simply bc she can! She can tell you the year is 1942 and her fans would believe her and start saying the yr is 1942. I have to sit back and smh to people for not using common sense!

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