Saweetie is getting candid about her life in the spotlight. The “My Type” rapper has been consistently dropping music and expanding her brand as an artist since her 2017 hit single “ICY GRL.” But the downside of growing her empire is that she has little time for herself or her mental health. This year alone, Saweetie had innumerable opportunities that many artists would dream of. She partnered with McDonald’s to launch her Saweetie meal, she became an ambassador for MAC and Crocs and she hosted the 2021 MTV EMA’s.
Not to mention, she just launched a nail polish line with Sinful Colors. With such a busy schedule, the 28-year-old admitted that her mental health suffers while she chases success.
"It's like I live, sleep, eat and breathe music and business," Saweetie toldPeople. "My team is really small, so I have to take on responsibilities that eventually somebody else will, but because my team is small, I have to help them out."
She continued, "It's just trying to find balance right now. I have no balance. Everything is just work, work, work and I don't have an outlet. I don't have a therapist. I don't hang out with any of my friends because I work so much, so it's just trying to thug it out into until the New Year."
Closing out the year, Saweetie is looking to take a much-needed vacation to relieve stress and walk into the New Year rejuvenated.
"Balance needs to happen. I feel like I'm being run down to the ground right now and my body doesn't feel good,” she said. “I've had mental breakdowns and it's just really stressful, but it's nice to be acknowledged because it lets me know that my hard work isn't going unnoticed."
When she does get some free time, she tries to meditate. In November, Saweetie stopped by her alma mater USC and spoke with a business class about meditating and how she believes it’s “better than sex.”
"I'm just saying the peace you get, the clarity you get, it's really important for everyone to meditate,” she said. “And I think the reason why I was so discouraged at first, I--- because I'm thinking that you have to be in a cream[-colored] room, like yoga-ish. But I meditate everywhere."
The New Year is already looking promising for the Bay Area beauty as she snagged a Grammy nomination for her hit song “Best Friend” and fans are still anticipating her debut album.
But in the meantime, get that rest, Queen!
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Blac Chyna is back with a new update on her cosmetic transformation, except now her current focus is to have her inner beauty match her outward glow.
In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, the model and mother, whose real name is Angela White, shed light on her decision to reverse her past cosmetic surgeries, sharing how those procedures no longer align with her true self “internally.”
"You have to think about it like this... I could look at you and make any assumption right until you start speaking to me. So my thing is before you even start talking to me or give me a chance, I want you to see, 'Okay, this is a well-rounded woman,'" she told ET. "Not with these types of boobs and a big butt and the big lips. It put me in this category when that's really not who I am internally."
Since early March, the former reality TV star had undergone a number of procedures to dissolve her lip and facial fillers, have a butt reduction, and remove her breast implants. Her controversial tattoos and trendy facial piercings were also among the cosmetic enhancements to be reserved in the process, which she acknowledges “was always something to set a trend."
“Even from my cheek piercings that I had, all the girls went and got that. I used to have the super low bangs, all the girls loved that," she said. "The tattoos and this and that, and it's like one of those things to where it's like, 'Hey, look at me. Once you get to that 'Hey look at me' point, it's like, 'What then?'"
While she shares that there is “no way possible” for her to have all of her body art reversed, undergoing laser tattoo removal has been a painful yet satisfying process to align her with the right energy. “It's just one specific tattoo that I wanted to remove. I'm getting it removed, and I will tell you this, it stings very, very, very bad, but it's fast. It was definitely something personal," she says. "I felt as though it was attracting the wrong energy on me."
As a trend-setting and pioneering influencer of the early 2010s until now, White emphasizes the importance of being perceived as a well-rounded person beyond just physical attributes and notes that her physical transformation sparked spiritual and emotional growth in her life.“My house is clean, and you know what I mean by clean, it’s not like a lot of different people around. I’m more calm, I’m way more calm,” she says. “I feel like my spirit is way more sensitive. I find myself way more emotional than normal, and if I see something I kind of really look at it from another view.”
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