Dua Lipa has rejected she is pregnant after speculation over a “cryptic message” in her emoji usage on social networks.
The chart-topping vocalist stated she wanted to clear up any confusion during a TV look, saying her usage of “random” digital icons had actually “come to bite me in the arse”.
In her caption, the British star, who is in a relationship with design Anwar Hadid, consisted of a babys bottle emoji together with sparkles and an angel, leading to speculation she was pregnant.
During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, she dismissed the rumours.
” And then I see that people have actually been composing stories stating that I published some puzzling message that I may be revealing my pregnancy. And Im much like, oh my God, these emojis have actually come to bite me in the arse.”.
Lipa, who appeared on the program practically, added: “Im not pregnant, just to clear it up.”.
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Asked by Kimmel if she will reveal any future pregnancy through emojis, she responded: “No, since now I d be the boy who wept wolf.”.
Lipa, who is chosen for six Grammys this year, stated she “occasionally” reads the talk about social networks, saying that “often its great things, sometimes its not so great stuff”.
” It doesnt bother me excessive,” she added.
Rumours began when Lipa, 25, shared a photo of herself using a green tartan gown on Instagram earlier in January.
The pop star is in a relationship with model Anwar Hadid. Photo: Hubert Boesl/picture-alliance/dpa/ AP Images
” And I take a look at the image, I take a look at the comment, I take a look at the photo, I look at the comment, and Im like, surely I do not look pregnant?
” I like discovering little random emojis, like a little infant bottle or sparkles and angels,” she stated. “Random. I really didnt think this through and I posted it and then I look at the remarks and someone says, is she pregnant?
” I like finding little random emojis, like a little child bottle or shimmers and angels,” she said. “Random. I actually didnt believe this through and I posted it and after that I look at the comments and somebody states, is she pregnant?