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X Factor star's baby heartbreak

X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson has revealed the father of her newborn daughter dumped her when he discovered she was pregnant - and confessed he had another girlfriend.

The chart star, who gave birth a fortnight ago, kept her heartbreak secret but has now spoken about the pain in an interview with 'Hello!' magazine.

But she also told how the father of her other two children, Karl Dures, now wants to treat new addition Arabella as his own and has offered to adopt her.

Ferguson said she kept a brave face on amid the turmoil of her personal life.

She does not hold bitterness towards her ex, but is grateful for the "gift from God".

"I don't hold any hate towards him," she said.

"He wasn't ready to be a dad and that's up to him. I'm not in his shoes."

Irish Independent