Bebe Rexha is not going to let a case of harmful nerves preserve her down.
The “I’m Good (Blue)” singer, who’s nominated at this 12 months’s MTV Video Music Awards, revealed in a TikTok video Monday that she was unsure if she would attend Tuesday’s ceremony on account of nervousness and points about her weight being scrutinized.
“I don’t know if I’m going to go tomorrow,” Rexha said. “I do have an outfit. It is cute. And I do want to placed on my costume, and I do really want to go to have time with my nomination and my buddies’ nominations, however I do actually really feel like nervousness will get the perfect of me.”
Rexha said that whereas she is “very grateful and blessed to have the flexibility to be invited to these award reveals,” she is commonly fazed by public criticism, significantly in relation to her bodily look.
“I’m so anxious and burdened about occurring the pink carpet, and I assume people talking about my weight are saying, Trigger, I’m unlikely loving myself correct now,” Rexha said. “I’m not really feeling like the harmful (lady) that I usually am.”
The “Meant to Be” songstress said she wished to open up about her nervousness on account of “everybody having it these days, and nobody ever feels good.”
“I needed merely to talk about this on account of the truth that I meet plenty of folks and loads of events they are going to be like, ‘Oh my God, I actually like the way in which you are all about physique positivity and assurance.’ Let me let : Right now, I’m not feeling so assured.”
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In a follow-up put up Tuesday, Rexha shared that she’s going to most likely be attending the MTV VMAs, which might be being held on the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. According to her Instagram story, the singer will even perform as a presenter through the awards ceremony.
“See you tonight @VMAS!” Rexha wrote.
This just isn’t the primary time that Rexha has spoken out in opposition to physique scrutiny. In an April X post, Rexha reacted to the plain fascination along with her weight on-line.
“Seeing that search bar is so upsetting,” Rexha wrote, along with a screenshot of the search consequence on TikTok: “Bebe Rexha Weight.”
“I’m not mad, ‘ set off, it’s true,” Rexha said. “I did obtain weight. But it merely stinks. Thank you to all the people who love me; it does not matter what.”
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Contributing: Charles Trepany, USA TODAY