Mother of two Gwen Stefani is a rocker, a fashionista and a business woman. But most importantly, Stefani is a wife and a proud mother. In the July 2009 issue of Elle magazine, Stefani talks about how she balances her career and family life. Read more and see photos and video here.
Check out the cover of Gwen Stefani Elle Magazine July 2009 issue here. Stefani sits down with Elle to chat about her life as a mother, balancing her career and family life and reuniting with her band No Doubt. Check out some of the highlights below.
ON BEING A MOTHER:
It’s one thing when you have an infant, but when you have this two-or three-year-old going, ‘Mommy, what’s the deal?’ it’s harder. Kingston’s whole thing is, ‘I need, I need.’ He is insane right now. We’re just hoping for the best and that he’s not going to turn out to be a freak, but we’ll see.”
ON BEING A CELEBRITY:
Obviously, I’m not anything more than I am. I’m just, like, totally normal. The fact that any of this has happened, that we’re sitting here at the Beverly Hills Hotel just gets me going, like, What?”
ON LEAVING NO DOUBT:
Everybody’s making it like there’s all this new tension, you know, like I stepped away from the band and now they’re jealous of me, and look, maybe there is a little bit of that.”
ON HOW HER PRIORITIES CHANGED FROM BAND TO FAMILY:
I wasn’t even married. Now I’m a wife and a mother of two. It’s a really different role. I always referred to No Doubt as a marriage, because that’s what it’s like to be together for so long and go through what we’ve been through. I can’t really have that relationship with them anymore. My priorities are always going to be my husband and my family now. That’s a huge, huge thing.”
The Gwen Stefani Elle magazine cover and interview further proves that Gwen is still fabulous and fierce as ever.
More photos and a video of Gwen Stefani are below.