Singer and actress Paloma Faith decided that she was raising her child as gender-neutral but, in a recent chat with Giovanna Fletcher, Faith accidentally let slip the gender of her child.
Mistakes singer, Paloma Faith gave birth to her first child back in December 2016 and for many reasons decided to raise her little bub as gender-neutral. However, three years down the track the singer has finally let slip the gender of her little one.
In a candid interview with Giovanna Fletcher on the Happy Mum Happy Baby podcast, the 38-year-old revealed to the public the gender of her 3-year-old child.
The star came forward and admitted the child she shares with her partner Leyman Lahcine, is in fact, a girl and while chatting about motherhood hardships Faith used female pronouns in reference to her kid.
However, despite admitting the gender of her baby Faith still has no intentions of giving her little girls name to the public for privacy and safety reasons.
The star opened up to the comments she received after initially announcing that she was going to raise her child as gender-neutral and they weren't so friendly:
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 to state that to this day her little one has no idea that her mother is famous:
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.
She does know I'm on TV because she's seen it, but she has no concept that that makes people treat me differently. And sometimes somebody might come over and say something to me and she'll say, why are they doing that?
The Lullaby singer also opened up with Fletcher about her past abortions and miscarriages, something that many women have a hard time openly talking about.
Faith stated that she had a devastating miscarriage last year after desperately wanting another baby. She stated:
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. Then I had a miscarriage and it's sort of an ongoing thing. 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 also discussed the abortions she had when she was younger in a reflection on the hardships she has been having when trying for a baby:
In the past I'd been very fertile and I'd had moments when I was too young to have a baby where I'd chosen not to have it. And I felt very fertile. And when I met my partner I felt very different with him than I felt with most people.