Lorraine Gudger has revealed that she needs to find love again and have another child.
The 36-year-old TOWIE star has experienced skilled, unimaginable tragedies in her life, and Saturday will mark her daughter Lauren’s major anniversary.
Lauren gave birth to her second baby on July 8 last year, however her umbilical cord got wrapped around her neck and she or he was tragically betrayed.
In dialogue with the new! Lauren admitted to Jubilee magazine that she hasn’t given up on her dream of growing her household and feels she is “missing a man” in her life.
The reality star shares daughter LaRose, 12 months, with ex-boyfriend Charles Drury and admitted looking after their daughter is ‘exhausting’ but she needs her father in her life.
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Lauren admitted, “I would like to be in a happy, loving relationship – I deserve it. I want another baby, I want to be in love, I want to be happy again.
‘I miss it. I really miss having a man in my life – I’ve always had a boyfriend – and because my family relationships are really up and down.
Lauren additionally mentioned the reality of “tough” co-parenting with 26-year-old contractor Charles, admitting: ‘It’s exhausting. Driving, meeting, organizing is hard work, but I would never stop him from seeing her and attending birthdays and special events like that. So I do all the driving and organizing.
‘We make sure it works as well as possible for Larose. I want him to see her as much as possible because she needs both parents.
Charles was charged last month with assaulting Lauren on the day of their daughter’s funeral and could face trial.
The builder has been charged with assault and engaging in ‘coercive’ and ‘controlling’ behaviour, according to the Metropolitan Police.
He appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on June 14 and was released on bail earlier than July 12 at Snaresbrook Crown Court. He is said to be not responsible for the 2 costs.
According to The Sun, Charles is accused of compulsive habits, as well as “taking and hiding the car keys” and “abusing her during their relationship”.
Charles allegedly assaulted Lorraine and caused her ‘actual bodily harm’ in Upminster on August 4, 2022, the day of their daughter Lorraine’s funeral.
Tragic loss: Lauren gave birth to her second baby, daughter Lauren, on July 8 last year, but her umbilical cord got wrapped around her neck and she was tragically passed away.
Struggle: The reality TV star shares daughter LaRose, 12 months, with ex-boyfriend Charles Drury and admitted their daughter’s life together is exhausting.
A press release from the Metropolitan Police confirmed: “A man has appeared in court charged with offenses relating to an incident in Upminster.
‘Charles Drury – 25 (25/06/97) of Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 14 June on charges of assault (ABH) and controlling/coercive behaviour.
He was released on bail at Snaresbrook Crown Court on July 12.
“The charges relate to an incident to which police were called on August 4, 2022, in Upminster. A thirty-year-old woman was treated for facial injuries.
A spokesperson for Lauren told MailOnline: “Lauren has never responded to this police inquiry and will not be commenting on this story.”
At the time of the alleged attack, Charles was reportedly arrested and questioned by police before being released on bail.
She had attended her daughter’s funeral with her household and was allegedly attacked later that evening.
Police were alerted at 12:37 a.m. on August 4 following an argument and Charles was arrested on suspicion of assault. He was released on bail in the early hours of August 5.
Lauren only recently put to rest rumors that she was back with boyfriend Charles and confirmed that she is single.
In a brand new interview, Lauren addressed the hypothesis after the former pair were photographed together at several events.
Lauren mentioned OK GOOD! Magazine: “There are many rumors that I am in a relationship with my ex-partner Charles Drury. I’m not. I am single.’
For example: Charles was accused last month of assaulting Lauren on the day of their daughter Lauren’s funeral and could face trial (pictured with LaRose)
She continued: “We are co-parents. This decision was made in the best interest of Larose and her future. I barely socialized or dated anyone else.
“I sing and I feel like I’m in a place where I can live a normal life again.
“I hope to be able to socialize and work again in the near future and be the best mom to my beautiful daughter Larose, who is my rock.”
If you may be affected by this text, please contact the UK Child Bereavement Line on 0800 02 888 40 or The Lullaby Trust on 0808 8026868.