It has been almost 16 years since Christina Aguilera launched her “Stripped” album, however the star is now revealing how she felt after the document’s backlash.
In a brand new interview with Cosmopolitan for its October problem, which the Grammy-award successful singer graces the duvet of, Aguilera admitted that “It is exhausting to listen to your self being referred to as names.”
“I keep in mind being damage by these commercials on MTV, pitting Britney as the nice woman and me because the unhealthy woman,” Aguilera, 37, recalled of being in comparison with Spears on the time.
“It’s like, if I’m going to be demure and harmless, that’s OK. But when I’m going to only be myself, I’m hassle.”
Aguilera’s 2002 single “Dirrty” was on the middle of the controversy with its music video that includes the singer in risqué outfits.
“I really like the feminine physique, and I feel it’s one thing to be happy with, not one thing that males ought to dictate possession of,” Aguilera defined to the outlet about girls proudly owning their our bodies and simply being themselves.
“‘Dirrty’ was extraordinarily controversial on the time, however it could be nothing now,” she continued. “I hope I paved the way in which and helped set the bottom guidelines that ladies might be any model of themselves they wanna be…and happy with it.”
Quick-forward to her newest album “Liberation,” launched in June, the star went for a special search for the duvet in comparison with “Stripped” and her different earlier information.
“I nonetheless love getting glammed up, however I wish to present imperfections on this go-round,” she mentioned of her determination to go make up free.
“It’s scary, however I’m up for the problem. You possibly can’t inform me one thing I haven’t already heard about myself anyway.”