Alicia Keys talks marriage and maturing in the July 2013 issue of Marie Claire UK. In her editorial shoot, the singer looks chic and sexy while wearing beautiful dresses and rocking her short hairdo.
Keys talks about being married to producer Swizz Beatz, saying it definitely was not love at first sight.
“Swizz will have the fastest car, the biggest jewellery, the loudest jacket; everything with him is really over the top,” she said. “I used to see him and think, ‘He is so annoying’.”
The songstress adds that getting older has come with a few perks, including the ability to own her feelings.
“You have to speak up. To say, ‘I don’t like that, it’s not cool, don’t do that to me’, but it’s not that easy, especially with people you love,” Keys said. “I think getting older has made me evolve in a lot of ways and made me more relaxed about saying how I feel, no matter what.”
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