Saweetie has skilled heavy media protection over the previous few weeks. From her public break up with rapper Quavo to a leaked video of a dispute between the exes, Saweetie couldn’t catch a break. However, that hasn’t slowed the rap star from securing her bag!
She not too long ago sat down with Melicia Johnson from Entertainment Tonight to chit-chat about all the present strikes in her life and profession. The eight-minute clip was launched early Saturday.
The interview was filmed Zoom-style, with Melicia and Saweetie showing on break up and single screens. Melicia kicks off the interview by asking Saweetie to share a message together with her ‘Icy Gang’ fanbase.
“Thank you for the love and support,” Saweetie responded to the query. “They love me through thick and thin, so when the internet loves me, they love me. When the internet…when it’s one of them days, they out there defending me.”
Then, Melicia jumped into speaking concerning the inspiration behind Saweetie’s present undertaking named ‘Pretty Summer Playlist: Season 1.’ The playlist showcases up-and-coming artists by collaborating with Saweetie on a tune. The purpose is to supply these artists with publicity. Saweetie hopes to make the playlist an annual custom.
“When I first came out, I didn’t really have a lot of love and support so I’m just giving what I wish was given to me,” Saweetie mentioned. “I never wanna carry the chip on my shoulder and project that.”
Saweetie determined to share her platform with new artists as a result of, in her phrases, “we all need help.” She additionally addressed discuss that she is up-and-coming herself and unqualified to guide this undertaking.
“I’m the type of person that if I can help you out while I’m helping out myself and if I can do that and it’s not affecting me in a bad way, then I’m going to do that,” Saweetie mentioned. “So, yes I’m still growing. I still have a lot of room for improvement. I still have a lot of goals I need to reach, but you know what good music is good music.”
Later on within the interview, Melicia addressed “the elephant in the room.” She requested Saweetie to provide recommendation to anybody who’s in a relationship that now not serves them. Saweetie responded by pinpointing conversations as an answer.
“I know being toxic is funny and people think it’s cute, but I’m all about treating other people how I want to be treated,” Saweetie mentioned. “If I wasn’t serving somebody no more, I would want them to respect me enough to have a conversation and then we go our separate ways.”
Saweetie mentioned she maintains love in her coronary heart regardless.
“Whether if you’re in my life or not in my life anymore, I’m going to always love you because I’m really focused on just having good relationships with people,” Saweetie mentioned. “I mean, who wants to have hate in their heart. That is ugly energy and I’m all about this pretty girl energy!”
Check out the total interview beneath:
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