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Prince's Ex Mayte Garcia Reveals the Heartbreak Following the Death of Their Son

Prince‘s ex wife Mayte Garcia is getting candid about the death of the couple’s son just six days after he was born.

In her new autobiography The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince, the 43-year-old dancer opened up about the painful loss of their son Amiir, who passed away from a rare genetic disorder called Pfeiffer syndrome type 2.

Mayte explained that the couple was originally overjoyed when they discovered the then-22-year-old was pregnant.

The pregnancy went smoothly until she began bleeding one day and a doctor recommended a test for genetic abnormalities, which was risky and Prince did not want to do.

Despite their prayers for the baby, Amiir was born with the genetic disorder, which causes skeletal and systematic abnormalities.

“I don’t know how to describe the look on my husband’s face. Pure joy…And then they held the baby up to those harsh lights. The elation on my husband’s face turned to pure terror,” Mayte said of the moments following their son’s birth.

She later wrote, “I don’t think he ever got over it. I don’t know how anybody can get over it. I know I haven’t.”

Following Prince‘s death, Mayte opened up about how the loss of her son affected her dreams of becoming a mother.

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Prince's Ex-Wife Mayte Garcia Opens Up About the Loss of Their Son

Prince‘s ex-wife Mayte Garcia is opening up about the couple’s son Gregory, who passed away just a week after being born in 1996.

During Single Moms Planet’s Single Mom’s Awards on Friday (May 6), Mayte shared about the devastating loss.

“Like most women, I always dreamt of becoming a mother. It just wasn’t my time yet. After that, I was broken. And I lost hope. I basically gave up my dream of becoming a mom,” she explained.

Thankfully, Mayte would go on to adopt her now four-year-old daughter Gia

Mayte later added, “As you know, Prince is no longer with us. It is extremely difficult for me, and that is why I have chosen not to discuss it.”

Prince's Ex-Wife Mayte Garcia Says 'He's with Our Son Now'

Prince‘s ex-wife Mayte Garcia is speaking out about the entertainer’s sudden passing at the age of 57.

The 42-year-old dancer, who was the inspiration behind Prince‘s hit “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World,” says that he was “her everything.”

“I can’t even think of the words of what I’m feeling. This man was my everything, we had a family. I am beyond deeply saddened and devastated I loved him then, I love him now and will love him eternally. He’s with our son now,” she said in a statement.

Mayte met Prince in 1990 and was selected to be a dancer on his tour. The pair married in 1996 and welcomed their son Gregory, who unfortunately passed away a week after his birth from Pfeiffer syndrome. They divorced in 2000.

Our thoughts are with Mayte and Prince‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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