Ollie shared the devastating news on social media (Picture: Instagram)
Made In Chelsea’s Ollie Locke has revealed his surrogate has miscarried at six weeks.
The 34-year-old reality star and his husband Gareth, 31, had previously shared their excitement as they waited for the result of their second round of IVF in October.
However, Ollie announced on Tuesday morning the devastating news that the pregnancy has been lost.
‘This is the last thing I want to be writing, but this is sadly a part of our journey,’ he began the post, which was shared alongside a picture of a tiny dressing gown.
‘In early November our life changed in the most extraordinary and wonderful way, those two perfect lines shone through a pregnancy test telling us we were pregnant and Gareth, myself, our surrogate and our families were all ecstatic.
‘After a difficult year, a little bean growing inside the best person you could ever imagine was the most wonderful early Christmas present we could ever have imagined. Through the course of nature, at 6 weeks and 2 days it stopped growing and had gone.’
Ollie stressed that this won’t be the end of his journey to becoming a father and told his followers he and his husband have plans to move forward.
Thanking his fans for their support, he continued: ‘I have read every DM you have sent and thank you for being so kind to Gareth, myself and our heavenly surrogate!
‘With the greatest sadness we will always continue to look towards a silver lining, which is the shining beacon of a community that we have found who are all going through the same journey as us, trying to have the family they so wish and deserve.’
Ollie concluded his post by promising to do ‘everything in my power’ to try and help change the laws to make it easier for people ‘desperately trying to have a family’.
‘The rules which haven’t been reassessed in over 30 years are wildly unfair, currently firmly against gay equality and beyond archaic,’ he said.
‘Why would any government grant equal marriage, but make it so heartbreakingly difficult and frighteningly expensive to have a family?’
Ollie and Gareth’s loss comes after their first IVF attempt in July was unsuccessful.
They had previously opened up about having ‘very high expectations’ the first time around, before having to come to terms with the IVF’s failure.
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The couple, who first met over a decade ago and began dating in 2018, tied the knot at London’s Natural History Museum last year in front of 13 guests.
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