Ollie Locke suffers miscarriage heartbreak

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Made In Chelsea star Ollie Locke and his partner Gareth recently faced heartbreak when their surrogate suffered a miscarriage.

The reality star has been trying for a baby with his husband Gareth, flying to Cyprus in October with their surrogate to undergo IVF treatment.

In a sombre statement on Instagram on Tuesday, ahead of scenes airing on the E4 show, Ollie posted a picture of a baby's dressing gown featuring the words "Baby Locke" and shared the tragic news.

"This is the last thing I want to be writing, but this is sadly a part of our journey," he wrote. "In early November our life changed in the most extraordinary and wonderful way, those two perfect lines shone through a pregnancy test telling us we were pregnant and Gareth, myself, our surrogate and our families were all ecstatic.

"After a difficult year, a little bean growing inside the best person you could ever imagine was the most wonderful early Christmas present we could ever have imagined. Through the course of nature, at 6 weeks and 2 days it stopped growing and had gone."

He vowed to continue his and his partner's efforts to become parents and thanked fans for their support.

Ollie - who married Gareth in November last year - also announced plans to campaign against U.K. laws that he believes are "wildly unfair" for same-sex couples looking to have a child via a surrogate.

"The rules which haven't been reassessed in over 30 years are wildly unfair, currently firmly against gay equality and beyond archaic," he added. "Why would any government grant equal marriage, but make it so heartbreakingly difficult and frighteningly expensive to have a family, I will do everything in my power to open up the conversation of a modernisation in legislation change!"

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