London, Aug 7 : Singer Gary Barlow is devastated after his wife Dawn delivered a stillborn.
couple, who have children Daniel, 11, Emily, 9, and Daisy, 3, appealed
for privacy as they focus on arranging a funeral for baby Poppy.
and I are devastated to announce that we have lost our baby. Poppy
Barlow was delivered stillborn. Our focus now is giving her a beautiful
funeral and loving our three children with all our hearts. We'd ask at
this painful time that our privacy be respected," Barlow said in a
statement, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
The two married in 2000,
five years after they met. Barlow announced he was to be a father again
in February and revealed weeks later that his wife was carrying a girl.
He spoke of how important being a parent is after he was crowned 'celebrity dad of the year'.
have been waiting for it for a long time. My kids are really excited
and I don't think they can quite believe it. Being a dad is a really
important part of my life and it means a lot to me," he said.