Pop star, actress and activist Halsey rose to fame with a good number of enemies. Now, in her most recent role as a mother, she faces similar criticism.
A long history of honest health activism
Whether it’s about race, society, or her health, Halsey has never shied away from the truth. She has spoken openly about her Bipolar disorder other endometriosis.
And when the last caused a miscarriage In 2015, she was honest about it too. “I’m trying to normalize the conversation,” Halsey said at the Flower ball 2018.
“This doesn’t make you weak. This makes you strong, and you should be proud and vocal,” he continues.
The struggles of pregnancy on tour
In 2016, Halsey discovered she was pregnant while on tour. “Before I could understand what that meant to me … I was on stage and suffered a miscarriage in the middle of my concert,” Halsey said. saying BBC.
She would then tell him The Guardian which was “the most inappropriate [she had] ever felt. Here I am achieving this life out of control, and I cannot do the one thing that I have been biologically put on this earth to do. So I have to go on stage and be this empowering sex symbol? It’s demoralizing. ”
So when she announced her pregnancy with Alev Aydin earlier this year, she quickly removed the haters.
“Why is it okay to speculate and make judgments about fertility and conception?” She wrote on instagram story. “My pregnancy was 100% planned, and I tried really hard for this baby.”
Life with your rainbow baby
Hush, Halsey told Zane Lowe from Apple Music who expected to face criticism no matter what. “OK like this [email protected]$% ’em, ”he said. “I’m going to do what I want to do.”
And she has been affectionate that. “I feel really good right now,” he told Lowe. “Super zen, super scared by all that. But I feel so full of gratitude at the same time. ”
While Halsey decided to stay away from social media for most of her pregnancy, she was quick to keep the reality about motherhood.
Following her recent SNL performance, the singer posted a series of post-pregnancy selfies.
“A lot of people don’t know that you still look pregnant for a while afterward,” says her caption. [My body] It keeps changing, and I quit. I have no interest in exercising. I’m too busy playing with my dear son. ”
“Having said that, the body behind all those compliments from the other night was wearing a tailored outfit and was lit up. [sp] perfectly. I do not want to feed the illusion that you [have] feel and look ‘good’ immediately after delivery. “
“I will never regain my pre-baby body because now I have had a baby. That has altered me forever; emotionally, spiritually and physically. And I don’t want to go back! ”
But of course she still looks fantastic. And there is no doubt that his no-nonsense attitude is going to raise a talented and independent child, just like his mother.