Beyonce is on the cover of September’s Vogue Magazine and the superstar singer was open about a number of issues in her accompanying interview – chatting about things like body acceptance, helping younger artists get on, her infamous Coachella performance, her legacy, and more…
Opening up about gaining baby weight, Bey revealed how she put pressure on herself to get back in shape after giving birth to her daughter, Blue Ivy.
She was also candid about hitting 218 pounds with her twins Sir and Rumi, and how she was swollen with toxemia which forced her to take over a month of bed rest and, with her health and that of the twins in danger, how she had an emergency C-Section. In the wake of all this, Beyonce managed to find acceptance of her post-baby figure, explaining:
She went on:
Beyonce also spoke out about how she feels it is important to support younger artists, saying:
With some great photography from Tyler Mitchell – the first African American to shoot a Vogue cover – Beyonce’s interview is a must-read for fans – and you can see the whole thing at Vogue.Com.