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Lily Allen Blames Parents for Her Love 'Blues'

by VR Sreeraman on  January 18, 2009 at 11:05 AM Celebrity Health News   - G J E 4
 Lily Allen Blames Parents for Her Love 'Blues'
Popstar Lily Allen has blamed her parents for the current status of her love life.
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The 'Not Big' hitmaker, who has experienced her share of failed relationships, says the lack of attention from her parents in her early years, has inculcated a feeling of desperation in her to please her potential suitors.

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"We were quite naughty kids. (My brother) Alfie was really bad, I just went into myself. I was a polite sort of cowering child. I didn't talk much, I spoke to adults but not to anyone my own age," Contactmusic quoted Lily, as saying.

"In the beginning I was so insecure and felt like I couldn't make friends. I totally felt 'everyone hates me and I need to prove myself', and I thought 'if I'm a famous singer, everyone's gonna love me and my life's gonna be OK'. I didn't realize I would be opening myself up to more criticism," Lily added.

Her parents Keith Allen and Alison Owen split when she was 4 and, thus her mother had to work most of the time for a living, which is why the kids felt abandoned.

"My mum had to work to support us and we lacked the attention we needed as children, which I think is one of the fundamental problems in our society.

"I'm not saying women shouldn't go and work for a living - that's not the answer - but something has to adjust because children are being neglected on an emotional level and it's having an effect on the world," Lily said.

Source: ANI
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