Chrissy Teigen was moved as she opened a series of delayed condolence letters just months after the tragic death of her baby Jack in late September 2020.
The 35-year-old founder of Cravings took to Instagram on Wednesday to show off a big stack of fan-support letters she “just got” as she vowed to read them all.
Although the letters were sent to his agency William Morris Endeavor last year, Teigen explained that the mailroom had “closed” amid the pandemic and had only been “reopened” recently, after which she received them.
Lost in the Mail: Chrissy Teigen, 35, sobs as she reveals a stack of fan letters she “just got” showing her support after her baby Jack was stillborn in late September 2020; photo february 2020
Lots of love: “I love you guys,” she said pointing to a table covered in supporting notes
The model ran her hand over a stack of handwritten letters that she and her husband John Legend finally had access to.
“It’s just … lots of letters that we just got, because the place, uh, the place we usually get mail from – where you send mail – has been closed and reopened,” Teigen said through tears.
“Now we’ve got it all, so if you send us, you’ve sent the most amazing letters, cards, and condolence books out there, and I just want you to know we have them all, all of them.” I’ll read them all okay? I love you guys, she said.
Unearthed: The model ran her hand over a stack of handwritten letters that she and her husband John Legend finally had access to after the recent reopening of the WME office
“You Are Not Alone”: “You sent the most amazing letters, cards and books of condolence, and I just want you to know that we have them all, all of them. I’ll read them all, okay? Teigen said on Instagram
“I got it right, I got it and I love you,” she continued to say, as she pointed to a particular letter that had the excerpt “I don’t know if you read it. ‘will get but I wanted to let you know, October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.
The loyal fan went on to say that they would “light a candle for Jack on October 15,” which continued to cause waterworks on the model.
Teigen first announced that she and Legend were expecting in August, before tragically losing their baby – whom they nicknamed Jack – halfway through pregnancy in late September.
After days of bleeding that caused a hospital stay, doctors diagnosed Teigen with partial placental abruption – where the placenta separates from the wall of the uterus, blocking or restricting the flow of air from the uterus. baby – how his body could not support the child.
Mourning: The founder of Cravings announced that she lost her son Jack midway through her pregnancy last September and has been seeking a cure ever since
Heartbreaking: ‘Coming home from hospital without a baby. How can that be real, “she tweeted shortly thereafter.
Support: “I didn’t know we could go through this grief and share it, but when we did it really meant a lot to so many people and it was such a powerful experience for me to learn that, and I am just grateful my wife had the courage to do it, ”Legend told GMA
“We’re shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before. We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions. It just wasn’t enough, ”began his long legend.
Chrissy went on to say that their baby “had worked so hard to be a part of our little family, and he will be forever” before apologizing that Jack’s life had “so many complications” and his tummy failed. could not accommodate him as he needed.
She had written a touching essay on Medium after taking time off from social media and later confessed to being in grief counseling, horseback riding for therapy and even embarking on a sobriety journey.
And Legend had said in a Good Morning America interview in November, “I didn’t know we could go through this heartbreak and share it, but when we did, it really meant a lot to so many people and it was a such a powerful experience for me to learn this, and I’m just thankful that my wife had the courage to do it.
In memoriam: one particular letter with the excerpt “I don’t know if you’ll get it, but I wanted to let you know, October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month,” continued to cause waterworks
Comfort: among the pile, there was a random “Zen” tea bag and a miniature cross.
Chrissy’s post comes at a time when the model has been the target of cancellation culture following a massive bullying scandal that has sunk many lucrative partnerships.
Its Cravings range of cookware had been discontinued by Target, although it was reported that they had reached a deal in December before the Twitter fiasco.
Later, Macy’s also ditched their line and it was also said that a huge deal with Bloomingdale’s had collapsed.
And she also walked away from her and Kris Jenner’s cleaning company Safely, and the brand also released a statement saying she needed to “focus on herself and be with her family.” .
Cancel Culture: On July 20, she told TMZ it could be canceled “forever” and maintained “I have decided to never get involved in anyone’s bullshit again”
On July 20, she told TMZ she could be canceled “forever” after being criticized for telling former non-binary teenage wife Courtney Stodden to “kill herself,” calling teenage mother Farrah Abraham ” wh ** e ”and further implying that Lindsay Lohan slit her wrists.
“I decided to never get involved in anyone’s bullshit again,” she told videographers.
When asked how long she would remain a member of the so-called “cancellation club”, she tried to maintain a good sense of humor by saying “I don’t know, it could be forever”. I have no idea. I do not know.’
“All I can do is live my life and take care of my children and my family … Anyone can make their choice.”
For help and support on related issues, visit The International Stillbirth Alliance at www.stillbirthalliance.org or Tommy’s Charity for Stillbirth, Premature Birth and Miscarriage at www.tommys.org
Succumb: “All I can do is live my life and take care of my children and my family … Anyone can make their choice,” the mother of two said of having been a victim of the cancellation of culture; photo July 20