June 27, 2016  

Lily Allen Insists She's Not Too Young to Have Baby

July 2, 2010 (4:09 am) GMT
'I don't think I'm that young to have a baby. My mother had me when she was 23,' the British singer says.

British pop star has defended her decision to take a hiatus from music to focus on starting a family, insisting she is "not too young to have a baby". The 25-year-old "Smile" singer, who suffered a miscarriage in 2008, will put her career on hold this year to concentrate on other projects, including launching a clothing store and a record label.

Allen has also admitted she would like to use her time off to have children with her 31-year-old boyfriend Sam Cooper, and she's adamant she's the perfect age to become a first-time mother. She tells Britain's Elle magazine, "I don't think I'm that young to have a baby. My mother had me when she was 23. (Having a family will give me something) more solid, something that exists, that makes me feel more grounded."

"It's difficult as a woman who wants a family. Kids take up your whole life, particularly in the first two or three years. So it wouldn't be very responsible of me to commit to doing a world tour if I had a baby."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'Game of Thrones' Stars Talk About the Bloodbath and Power Transfer in Season Finale
  2. Deadpool Makes Surprise Appearance in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Japanese Trailer
  3. 50 Cent Arrested in the Caribbean for Saying 'Motherf**ker' at Music Festival
  4. Adele Burps While Taking Selfie With a Fan Onstage. See the Hilarious Video
  5. Rihanna Previews New Song 'Sledgehammer' From 'Star Trek Beyond'
  6. Mariah Carey Shows Off Bare Butts at Her DJ Debut in Las Vegas
  7. Justin Timberlake Attacked by Twitter Users for His Comment on Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech
  8. Artist of the Week: Calvin Harris