Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have received an outpouring of support from fans and friends alike following the loss of their newborn baby amid pregnancy complications.

The couple named their son Jack and shared a poignant statement announcing the sad news this morning.

“We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before,” they said in a shared statement posted to both of their Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Teigen, 34, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles Sunday due to excessive bleeding from what she called a weak placenta.

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After undergoing blood transfusions, the model and television personality confirmed the worst, that Jack did not survive the complications.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend attend Sesame Workshop’s 50th Anniversary Benefit Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on May 29, 2019 in New York City.
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“We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions,” today’s statement reads. “It just wasn’t enough.”

Teigen and Legend are parents to two children, Luna, 4 and Miles, 2.

They thanked supporters for “positive energy, thoughts and prayers” as legions of well-wishers send supportive messages on social media.

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We are 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. . . We never decide on our babies’ names until the last possible moment after they’re born, just before we leave the hospital.  But we, for some reason, had started to call this little guy in my belly Jack.  So he will always be Jack to us.  Jack worked so hard to be a part of our little family, and he will be, forever. . . To our Jack – I’m so sorry that the first few moments of your life were met with so many complications, that we couldn’t give you the home you needed to survive.  We will always love you. . . Thank you to everyone who has been sending us positive energy, thoughts and prayers.  We feel all of your love and truly appreciate you. . . We are so grateful for the life we have, for our wonderful babies Luna and Miles, for all the amazing things we’ve been able to experience.  But everyday can’t be full of sunshine.  On this darkest of days, we will grieve, we will cry our eyes out. But we will hug and love each other harder and get through it.

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“We’re always here for you and love you guys so much,” Kim Kardashian responded on Instagram.

While Paris Hilton commented: “My heart breaks for you and John. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you and your family so much love. Love you beautiful.”

Snooki of Jersey Shore fame wrote: “I am so sorry! praying for you and your beautiful family.”

Singer Charlie Puth commented: “We love you and are here for you and your family.”

Actress Selma Blair of Cruel Intentions fame added: “I am so sorry angel momma. I am so sorry. This grief. This grief. It will hold you and the love will break through. I am so sorry . Your family. You. Love you. My deepest sympathies.”

Viola Davis offered her condolences too, writing: “So very sorry Chrissy and John. A big virtual hug of love, love, love…and more..”

Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson added: “Sending so much love to you and john and the kids. I wish I could take away your heartbreak.”

“Sending so much love to you right now,” actor Channing Tatum added, while Gabrielle Union wrote: “We love you guys so much and we will be here for whatever yall need. Always.”

Model Hailey Bieber wrote: “I’m so so sorry. Thinking of you and John, praying for you guys and sending you so much love during this time.”

On Twitter, the couple received messages of condolences from Monica Lewinsky, Emmy Rossum, Ashley C. Ford, Kathy Bates and more.

My heart is absolutely breaking for Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. This is a woman who shares so bravely and openly all the joys and sorrows of her life. She is an absolute gift to our world. I am praying tonight for their son and for their family. 🙏

— Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) October 1, 2020

Chrissy and John have given a lot of people permission not to grieve alone. In the midst of their own deep and enduring pain, they offered a gift to those who know this particular form of heartbreak. Whew. That takes a lot of strength.

— Ashley C. Ford (@iSmashFizzle) October 1, 2020

According to the NHS, among women who know they’re pregnant, it’s estimated about 1 in 8 pregnancies end in miscarriage. I know too many women who have gone through this pain at some point in their life. My heart is with Chrissy Teigen and all women who have felt the same loss.

— TONI TONE (@t0nit0ne) October 1, 2020

I say this with a heavy heart. It is incredibly brave of @chrissyteigen to share her life and pregnancy story with other women this way. Women’s reproductive health and it’s risk needs more light and exposure of truth. (1)

— Gabrielle Ruiz (@gabrielleruiz) October 1, 2020

@chrissyteigen I suffered five miscarriages before having my beautiful blessings Gabriel and Paloma. The pain never really goes away. I admire you for sharing your pain and journey with the world. You are helping so many women by talking about what we suffer in silence. ❤️ https://t.co/jCrvHTBLxG

— Sunny Hostin (@sunny) October 1, 2020

so very, very sorry… my deepest sympathies to you your family. 💔💔💔

— Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) October 1, 2020

Chrissy’s shared her life with us on here, and now we’re all sharing in this unimaginable grief. I’m in tears and I don’t even know her, though it feels like I do. Please lift her up in your thoughts tonight and please no one be an asshole for just one night.

— Jenny Han (@jennyhan) October 1, 2020

Of course, as is expected with social media, a number of nasty comments about Teigen and Legend’s loss are circulating as some criticize the model for sharing her grief so publically.

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