- Chloe Bailey is still working on mastering body positivity, Refinery29 reported.
- The singer said her song “Have Mercy” is an attempt to “really own” who she is.
- “The person that I am on the song is where I’m trying to get mentally,” she said of the hit song.
Chloe Bailey addressed her struggles with body positivity as she rises to stardom in a recent interview with Refinery29.
“At times, it felt overwhelming. Other times, I was happy that people were loving the content that I was producing online, and they were seeing me and accepting me,” Bailey said. “I think it’s beautiful to pay attention to the positivity [rather] than the negativity and the hate. There was so much love and it was definitely the foundation for myself.”
Specifically, the star said she is still working on mastering acceptance of her own body and that she wrote her hit song “Have Mercy” as an “anthem of body positivity,” Refinery29 reported.
“It was about me responding to everyone and almost really owning who I am and accepting myself and my body,” she said.
Bailey explained that the person she is, mentally, in that song, is the person she is trying to be in real life.
“The person that I am on the song is where I’m trying to get mentally,” she said.
“The journey of learning to love my body has its highs and lows. Some days I look in the mirror and love what I see and some days, not so much. I’m still learning to love it equally each day. But right now I haven’t mastered it.”