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Beyonce is back baby…actually yes she is back along with her 1-year-old baby, Blue Ivy to conquer the music world again. We all saw B’s leaked GQ cover, ultra sexy right? But she isn’t just a sexy bod, she is a hard worker she says. “I worked so hard during my childhood to meet this goal: By the time I was 30 years old, I could do what I want. I’ve reached that. I feel very fortunate to be in that position. But I’ve sacrificed a lot of things, and I’ve worked harder than probably anyone I know, at least in the music industry. So I just have to remind myself that I deserve it.”
Beyonce goes on to compare herself to an athlete (she will perform for the Super Bowl this year) and watches herself after every performance to perfect her every move (and everyone around her)…she is a perfectionist! “One of the reasons I connect to the Super Bowl is that I approach my shows like an athlete. You know how they sit down and watch whoever they’re going to play and study themselves? That’s how I treat this. I watch my performances, and I wish I could just enjoy them, but I see the light that was late. I see, ‘Oh God, that hair did not work.’ Or ‘I should never do that again.’ I try to perfect myself. I want to grow, and I’m always eager for new information.” Beyonce goes on to say she loves her job and gets lost in it.”I love my job, but it’s more than that: I need it. Because before I gave birth, it was the only time in my life, all throughout my life, that I was lost.” She means this in a good way: When her brain turns off, it is, frankly, a relief. After drilling herself, repeating every move so many times, locking them in, she can then afford not to think. “It’s like a blackout. When I’m onstage, I don’t know what the crap happens. I am gone.”
And you gotta love a woman who has power and knows it…but is still humble! “”I now know that, yes, I am powerful. I’m more powerful than my mind can even digest and understand.”
Photos from GQ