Shania Twain posed nude to embrace growing older

Shania Twain is able to embrace her physique and growing older. (Photograph: Getty Photos)

Shania Twain says it was “actually scary” and “empowering” to step in entrance of a digicam nude for her newest album’s paintings.

The 57-year-old nation star spoke with Hoda Kotb for the Making Space podcast, in addition to for a few segments of TODAY on Monday. Of their a number of conversations, Twain shared how she’s chosen to go daring and be naked in celebration of her new music in Queen of Me.

“I did a complete shoot as a part of the album paintings the place I’m fully nude and it was actually scary. But it surely was kind of like, I don’t actually love my physique, I don’t love myself within the mirror with the lights on or trying within the mirror in any respect at my physique. So I mentioned, ‘Hear I’m gonna face that worry,'” she informed Kotb.

The singer defined that it was “an actual leap of religion” and a take a look at to her personal braveness to take action.

“If I take a look at myself from head to toe within the mirror I see my faults … I’m simply bored with that lack of freedom. I wanna be extra relaxed and comfy in my very own pores and skin,” she mentioned. “Once you’re bare, now you’re relying solely by yourself love of your self and respect for your self.”

Twain mentioned that she was “petrified” whereas heading into the shoot however walked away with extra self-confidence.

“I dedicated 100% and I wasn’t desirous about what anyone thought, I didn’t take into consideration who was within the room. That is about me, that is my second to essentially embrace myself in a susceptible second. It needed to be susceptible the place I felt that I used to be dealing with a worry of being judged or being possibly even laughed at, being embarrassed. But it surely was solely empowering,” she mentioned, “it was actually fabulous.”

It additionally allowed her to say a brand new perspective on her physique whereas growing older.

“[I] can’t gradual the method of growing older. That’s out of my management so I want to start out having fun with growing older and having fun with all that comes with that,” she informed Kotb and Hager on air, including on the podcast, “I’m solely gonna get extra saggy, proper?”

She additionally confirmed that the route of cosmetic surgery is not one she’s planning to take.

“I’ve come to a degree the place no, I’m not gonna do it. And possibly that was most likely a part of what pushed me to go, okay, it’s time to start out loving your self in your personal pores and skin as a result of certain I’ve acquired a lot of mates who’ve had very profitable surgical procedures however I’ve additionally seen others that aren’t so profitable. After which I feel properly what if I’m a type of that doesn’t heal very properly, then I’m gonna hate that about myself. After which I’m gonna remorse doing it,” Twain informed Kotb. “So it’s my notion of issues that has to alter, it’s the way in which I see issues that has to alter as a substitute of fixing who I’m and what I appear like.”

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