Shania Twain opens up about posing topless on the cover of ‘Waking Up Dreaming’ single: ‘It changed everything for me’
Shania Twain opened up about posing nude on the cover of her single Waking Up Dreaming during an interview with Extra.
In the interview, the 57-year-old singer-songwriter opened up about regaining her confidence and the struggles she’s been facing with her body image.
“I was very shy about my body from a young age…to the point where I wouldn’t go to the beach in a bathing suit anymore…I would say I probably really tormented it from the age of 10, probably.” said the Du sind Still The One singer.
She continued, “I was 30 when I had my first radio hit … In this video I’m braless, I allow the platform to step out of my everyday self into this world of video and make choices that give me freedom to do things.” to do things that I wouldn’t normally do in my day-to-day life.”
However, posing nude was an even bigger step for the star, who said it “changed everything” for her.
Leaving it all open: Shania Twain opened up about posing nude on the cover of Waking Up Dreaming during an interview with Extra
On the cover of the single, Shania poses with her arms strategically placed in front of her chest to cover her curves.
“It meant can I look at myself in the mirror with the lights on?” She added. “Now I really look at myself and I’m like, ‘Okay, look, things are sagging … All sorts of things that I don’t really want to show.’
She concluded, “I want to be able to stand, but go, ‘Yes, I’m a woman who’s comfortable in my own skin. It’s not that I’m trying to show the world my nakedness, I’m trying to show that believing in your own nakedness is necessary.”
While her body image is important to her, the man is! I feel like a woman! also detailed her serious battle with COVID-19 this month.
During an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, she opened up about how badly the respiratory illness has hit her.
“I’m asthmatic anyway, and then I had a really bad bout with COVID, and it was very threatening,” she said. “I had to be flown by a special team because otherwise nobody would fly me to the hospital because you can’t just pick up a COVID patient and fly them to a hospital.
She also eventually contracted COVID-19 pneumonia and said that she has inflammation in her lungs every day and she needs plasma therapy because he basically has no antibodies.
“I didn’t fight it,” she said. “My antibodies didn’t build up and my lungs kept filling with inflammation.”
‘Shy’: ‘I was very shy about my body from a young age…to the point where I wouldn’t go to the beach in a bathing suit anymore…I would say probably by the age of 10 Really tormented by it for years,” said the You’re Still The One singer (pictured February 11, 2023).
‘Everything changed’: However, posing nude was obviously an even bigger step for the star, who said it ‘changed everything’ for her (Picture: February 11, 2023)
COVID: While her body image is important to her, the man is! I feel like a woman! also detailed her serious battle with COVID-19 this month (pictured February 8, 2023)
Waking Up Dreaming was released in September, although Shania didn’t release a new album until February 3, her sixth studio album.
The standard edition contains 12 songs, while Target and jpc each had two bonus tracks on the albums.
Her song Giddy Up! was the second single to be released in early January before the full album was released.