Chrissy Teigen’s mother, Vilailuck, has conveyed her heartbreak over the loss of her grandson, Jack with a series of photographs shared to Instagram.
On Wednesday night, Teigen and her husband John Legend, confirmed for their fans and followers the pre-term death of her third child, following a series of severe complications during Teigen’s pregnancy.
The devastating photos showed the distraught couple in the hospital, alongside a lengthy caption in which Teigen speaks of the ‘deep pain’ she is experiencing. She also shared that they had begun naming their third child Jack.
Following Teigen’s post, Vilailuck – who fans of Teigen will know by her nickname Pepper – shared a series of videos and photographs of herself saying goodbye to Jack in the hospital.
‘My heart aches,’ Teigen’s mother wrote. ‘Love you so much baby Jack.’
Fans of Teigen and Legend will be aware of how close Vilailuck is to her daughter and son-in-the law, with the grandmother living with the family in their Los Angeles home.
Teigen and Legend have received an outpouring of love and support for their loss, in the wake of the news with the couple’s friends Kim Kardashian West, Selma Blair, Channing Tatum and Gabrielle Union all sharing their heartfelt condolences on the images Teigen posted.
The couple, who are also parents to a daughter Luna and son Miles, have been open about their fertility and pregnancy struggles over the years, announcing their third pregnancy – the first not conceived through IVF – in Legend’s music video for ‘Wild’ in August.