Pop star Lily Allen has suffered a miscarriage. The Smile singer's publicist has confirmed the devastating news, asking the media and fans to respect the singer's privacy. British newspaper The Sun, which first broke the news Allen was expecting last month (Dec07), claims the 22-year-old singer lost her unborn baby after returning from a romantic holiday in The Maldives with boyfriend and Chemical Brothers star Ed Simons. A spokesman for Allen says, "We can confirm that Lily Allen has suffered a miscarriage... and we ask that her privacy be respected at this difficult time." A source tells The Sun, "They (Allen and Simons) are in a state of shock. The bad news has been really difficult for them to take and they are both absolutely heartbroken. "Lily's entire outlook on life changed after she found out she was pregnant. She was looking forward to being a mum and starting a family with Ed. She had turned her back on her party girl image and turned over a new leaf." Allen confirmed news of the unplanned but welcome pregnancy in December (07), a month after learning she was expecting.