Beyonce talks pressure to be perfect on Elle U.K.
5 April 2016 Entertainment News
Fourth Estate Staff
Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Beyonce has covered the latest issue of Elle U.K. and the 34-year-old “Formation” singer shared that she had to learn how to embrace her flaws as well as talked about the pressure to be perfect.
Accordingly, the mother of Blue Ivy, when she learned how to embrace her flaws, she had made it her mission to empower young women to be their best selves. She shared in the rare interview: "It's really about changing the conversation. It's not about perfection. It's about purpose. We have to care about our bodies and what we put in them. Women have to take the time to focus on our mental health—take time for self, for the spiritual, without feeling guilty or selfish. The world will see you the way you see you, and treat you the way you treat yourself."
Beyonce noted that her idea has been the foundation of her design for Ivy Park, her 200-piece active wear collection. She shared that her active wear line’s essence is to celebrate every woman and the body she is in while striving to be better. She added, “I called it Ivy Park because a park is our commonality. We can all go there; we're all welcomed. It's anywhere we create for ourselves.”
She also shared that the park is the place where her drive comes from noting that people all have a place to go to when they need to fight through something or set their goals and accomplish them.
The singer has an estimated worth of $250 million and she continued to expand her brand. She added that it is exciting for her to expand her brand but having the power to make every final decision and being accountable for them is both a burden and a blessing for them.
She continued to say about her success: “To me, power is making things happen without asking for permission. It’s affecting the way people perceive themselves and the world around them. It's making people stand up with pride.”