Devastating news as TOWIE star suffers miscarriage at 5 months

Some tragic news today as it's been confirmed that former TOWIE star Cara Kilbey has suffered a miscarriage at five months into her pregnancy.

Cara's rep confirmed the news today, saying, "It is with great sadness that I must inform you that last week Cara Kilbey suffered a late miscarriage. Cara was over five months pregnant when she lost her baby."

The reality star broached the news in a subtle way on social media today, posting a picture with the message "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger" and a broken heart.

Cara and her close friend Billi Mucklow announced their pregnancies just weeks apart at the beginning of this year.

The star's spokesperson asked that she be granted privacy at this tragic time, saying, "Cara and her partner are devastated at the loss and will not be commenting further on this deeply upsetting matter. I hope their privacy is respected in order to give them time to grieve and seek support."

Cara appeared in the early seasons of TOWIE before exiting the show in 2012 to launch her own fashion website.

Our thoughts are with Cara and her family at this difficult time.