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Beyonce reveals how she embraced ‘fuller curves’ after twins’ birth



Beyonce has called for a greater acceptance of naturally curvy figures , saying she was listening more to her body after giving birth to twins via caesarean section in 2017 .
The 36 – year – old pop superstar , one of the most photographed women in the world , posed for the latest issue of Vogue magazine without makeup , hair extensions or wigs .

“ I think it ’ s important for women and men to see and appreciate the beauty in their natural bodies, ” she said in the accompanying essay .

Beyonce , who is married to rap mogul Jay -Z , recalled that she had quickly tried to slim down after giving birth to her first child , Blue Ivy , in January 2012 .

But revealing details for the first time about giving birth in June 2017 to twins Rumi and Sir , Beyonce said she had needed a month of bed rest and that her health had been at risk before undergoing an emergency C -section .

After giving birth , Beyonce — who said she weighed 99 kilograms ( 218 pounds ) — felt that she “ needed time to heal ” from the effects of the surgery.

“ During my recovery , I gave myself self -love and self- care, and I embraced being curvier . I accepted what my body wanted to be , ” she said .

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Beyonce made a triumphant return to the stage at the Coachella festival in April, dazzling fans with a nearly two -hour set of non – stop choreography with some 100 back – up dancers .

The singer said she had prepared for Coachella by going vegan and eliminating alcohol , coffee and fruit drinks from her diet .

But she added : “ I was patient with myself and enjoyed my fuller curves . ”

The feminist -minded singer also reflected on raising a son , Sir , and said that she wanted him “ to know that he can be strong and brave but that he can also be sensitive and kind . ”

“ I want my son to have a high emotional IQ where he is free to be caring , truthful and honest.

“ It ’ s everything a woman wants in a man , and yet we don ’ t teach it to our boys . ”

( AFP )