Singer Lily Allen has revealed that she slept with female prostitutes because she was ‘lost and lonely’ during her marriage break-up.
The troubled pop star said: ‘I’m not proud, but I’m not ashamed. I don’t do it any more.’
Last night, after being approached by The Mail on Sunday, she announced that she will include details of the encounters in her forthcoming memoir, My Thoughts Exactl
Upset: Lily Allen, 33, admitted she paid for sex with female escorts while on tour following the breakdown of her marriage to Sam Cooper in a candid Instagram post on Saturday
Lily, 33, told her 870,000 Instagram followers: ‘I slept with female escorts when I was on tour’
Lily, 33, later told her 870,000 Instagram followers: ‘I slept with female escorts when I was on tour, cause I was lost and lonely and looking for something.
She said she met the escorts in 2014 around the time she released her album Sheezus and was suffering from post-natal depression after the birth of her second daughter Marnie a year earlier.
She was also experiencing marital trouble and in 2016 split with businessman husband Sam Cooper after five years of marriage.
Lily later blamed her life in the spotlight for the way her personal life unravelled.
In a recent interview talking about the period she said: ‘I lost my sense of self. I lost my identity. I was being a bad mum.
‘I was being bad at my job. I’d wake up on a tour bus in the middle of Wisconsin and be so hungover. I cheated on my husband.
The singer, 33, took to Instagram on Saturday to make the revelations that are set to be released in her tell-all book My Thoughts Exactly, and said she was ‘not proud’ about her previous flings with escort
Explosive: Her confession comes as she is reportedly set to reveal she had a steamy fling with bitter rival and The Streets singer Mike Skinner
All I wanted to do was be with my kids. I wasn’t even making any money.’
Lily previously criticised fellow pop stars the Pussycat Dolls for acting like ‘prostitutes’.
She said in 2006: ‘The Pussycat Dolls can get away with gyrating in no clothes, promoting prostitution and womanising, if you ask me it’s wrong.’
It has been reported that the book is also set to chronicle details of her rumoured trysts with Oasis singer Liam Gallagher and Mike Skinner from The Streets.
Lily previously criticised fellow pop stars the Pussycat Dolls for acting like ‘prostitutes’
Her parents, actor Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen, split when she was just four.
Her memories of childhood include being left in a room at the Groucho Club with a chocolate bar while her famous father was drinking downstairs.
In previous interviews she also said that her parents’ separation left her insecure and desperately craving attention.