The October issue of Lucky Magazine does a Christina Aguilera “makeunder,” but also talks to the star of The Voice about all kinds of music and personal shiz.
Here are some highlights of the interview, via Celebitchy:
Christina’s response when she’s complimented about the song “Fighter”: “Awww. That’s why I wrote ‘Fighter,’ I have that need in me to help people. I am all about the underdog.”
Starting out in the music industry: “When you’re young, it’s so easy to get bulldozed,” she says. She was surrounded by people trying to control what she said, what she sang and what she wore. “There were these two ladies who worked at the record label who always wanted to come to fittings and dress me up like a Barbie doll. It was disgusting.”
The success of her Stripped album: “I was 21 and fearless. It was a really great turning point for me to be the artist I’d always wanted to be.”
The difficult years: “Difficult moments in life can either get you down or they can inspire you.”
Her new album: In the next few months, she’ll drop a new album. “If you love ‘Fighter,’ ” she says, “you’re going to love my new album. As a 30-year-old woman, I’ve been uncovering my independence, and it’s been really fun to explore in the new songs.”
Her role on The Voice: “It’s a big responsibility to help someone express themselves as an artist. I take it seriously,” she says.
Showing off her curves: “Actually, the challenge I’ve always had is being too thin, so I love that now I have a booty, and obviously I love showing my cleavage.” Her advice for her curvy sisters? “Hey, if you can work it and you can own it, that confidence is going to shine through.”
Hmmm…some of this stuff seems kind of simplified and hokey (do not tell me Christina has always been stick skinny, and that she’s not trying to work towards that!), but overall it’s optimistic, at least. Read the whole interview HERE.