Melissa Etheridge and other celebrities who tragically lost their children
Several stars have had children who passed away
© Getty Images
Just thinking about losing a child is an unbearable nightmare that no one should have to go through. Sadly, however, there are many people whose worst nightmare became a reality, as is the case of these stars who lost their kids at a young age.
Musician Melissa Etheridge is the latest to make it on to this unfortunate list. Her son Beckett Cypher, who she had with her ex Julie Cypher, died from an opioid overdose at the age of 21 on May 14. "My heart is broken," Etheridge wrote on social media.
For more tragic stories like hers, take a look at this gallery of celebrity parents who have suffered the loss of their children.
FOOD Healthy eating
LIFESTYLE Life hack