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Anne Hathaway Opens Up About Miscarriage Onstage

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In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Anne Hathaway shared a deeply personal story about experiencing a miscarriage while playing a pregnant character on stage. The renowned actress, known for her roles in films like “The Devil Wears Prada,” opened up about the emotional journey behind her 2019 pregnancy announcement on social media.

Anne Hathaway revealed that she endured a miscarriage in 2015 before the birth of her two sons, Jonathan in 2016 and Jack in 2020. She expressed empathy for those struggling with infertility, acknowledging the complexity of the journey to parenthood. The actress explained her decision to share her pregnancy journey authentically, acknowledging the nuanced emotions involved in conceiving and carrying a child. She wanted to provide support and understanding to others facing similar challenges.

During her pregnancy loss, Hathaway was performing in an off-Broadway show where her character had to give birth on stage nightly. The emotional weight of the role made it difficult for her to conceal her pain. Ultimately, she decided to confide in friends about her miscarriage, and was surprised by the number of them who had also experienced pregnancy loss.

Reflecting on her Instagram post from 2019, Hathaway emphasized that it was more about what she wasn’t going to do. She refused to feel ashamed of something that statistically is quite normal. Hathaway’s openness about her fertility struggles has resonated with many women, offering them solace and a sense of shared experience.

Through her candid revelations, Hathaway hopes to break the silence surrounding miscarriage and infertility, providing support and solidarity to others who may be going through similar challenges.

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