|Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn|
Gary Barlow has confirmed that he and his wife Dawn's baby daughter Poppy has been delivered stillborn, reports MTV News. The Take That star issued a statement which read: "Dawn and I are devastated to announce that we've lost our baby. Poppy Barlow was delivered stillborn on 4 August in London. "Our focus now is giving her a beautiful funeral and loving our three children with all our hearts. "We'd ask at this painful time that our privacy be respected." Gary, 41, and dancer Dawn, 42, have been married for 12 years and have children aged 11, 10 and three. A number of famous friends have sent messages of sympathy and support to the Barlow family via Twitter. Gary's fellow The X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos wrote: "My thoughts & prayers are with GBarlowOfficial and wife dawn tonight. Heartbreaking x." While Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote: "Dearest Dawn & Gary, Madeleine & I are devastated about news of Poppy. Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. GBarlowOfficial." And new mum Una Healy, of girl group The Saturdays, said: "My thoughts and prayers go out to GBarlowOfficial and his wife and family such sad news RIP Poppy x."