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18th Sep 2015

Chrissy Teigen Speaks Out About Pressure to Start a Family

"I would say, honestly, John and I were having trouble."

Chrissy Teigen has spoken out about the pressure that people put on women to have children.

The model also touched on the fact that she and husband John Legend have had trouble conceiving.

She told the FABLife hosts: “Our relationship, before we even got engaged, was pretty significant too. But I will say that, just two years into being married, the questions come from all over (about our future). It’s kind of crazy.”

She said there is pressure on her to start a family.

She continued: “I can’t imagine being that nosy, like, ‘When are the kids coming?’ because who knows what somebody’s going through, who knows if somebody’s struggling?

“I would say, honestly, John and I were having trouble. We would have had kids, five, six years ago if it had happened, but my gosh, it’s been a process.”

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Model Chrissy Teigen (L) and recording artist John Legend attend the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
The model with her husband John Legend.

Chrissy added: “I want a huge family. We want a lot of kids. When it happens, it happens. For us it’s hard because he’s on the road so much and I’m working

“People think it happens so easily… but the stars really have to align to have a baby and it is a little miracle, so when it happens… we will be so happy.”

Tyra Banks also opened up during the episode about how people shouldn’t be so insensitive to what others may be going through.
Video: YouTube/FABLifeShow.