The Grammy-nominated rapper shares her rags-to-riches story for the March cowl of Harper’s Bazaar. In the fairytale-inspired shoot, photographed by Mariano Vivanco, Bardi breathes fireplace in a crimson Balenciaga gown and transforms right into a modern-day Cinderella in a ravishing Vera Wang robe. She additionally lets her hair down as Rapunzel as she sits in her tower in a Chloé robe, and rides a white horse in a black Dolce & Gabbana gown.
“I really feel like my life is a fairy story and I’m a princess—rags to riches, folks making an attempt to sabotage,” the 26-year-old tells the journal.
But actuality ultimately set in. “Before, I cared about all the things–relationship, gossip. Now I don’t really feel like I’ve the time to please folks,” she provides. “I don’t care about something anymore–simply my profession and my child.”
During the interview, she was requested about her on-again, off-again relationship with Offset. “I don’t assume so,” she says when requested in the event that they’re getting again collectively. “Who is aware of? You by no means know, you possibly can by no means inform.”
Since then, she has stated that the 2 are “working things out,” however they did so on their very own phrases. “I didn’t need to go to marriage counseling,” she tells the journal. “He instructed it, but it surely’s like, ‘I don’t need to go.’ There’s no counselor or nothing that might make me change my thoughts.”
Since the breakup, well-known males have been messaging her, however she’s not . “It’s like, ‘Bro, why would you need to holler at me immediately? You’re bizarre,’” she says. “If you assume Imma robotically hop onto you after a wedding, that simply means you assume I’m a sleaze. And I’m not. I’ve a child–I’ve to indicate an instance.”
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On remaining monogamous: “Just as a result of I’m on the market and really sexual doesn’t imply that I’ve to be whorish. I wish to have intercourse. That doesn’t imply I’ve to have it with all people. Not that I choose ladies who need to have intercourse with the world.”
On postpartum melancholy: “I believed I used to be going to keep away from it. When I gave delivery, the physician informed me about postpartum, and I used to be like, ‘Well, I’m doing good proper now, I don’t assume that’s going to occur.’ But out of nowhere, the world was heavy on my shoulders.”
On her post-baby physique: “For some cause, I nonetheless don’t really feel like my physique’s the identical. I really feel like I don’t have my stability proper but. When it involves heels, I’m not nearly as good at strolling anymore. I really feel like I’m holding a weight on me. I don’t know why as a result of I’m skinnier than I’ve ever been. But there’s an power I haven’t gotten again but that I had earlier than I used to be pregnant. It’s simply the weirdest factor.”
On social media: “I’ve observed that each time you reply, you simply make issues worse, so I’m over it. I’m simply over it. I actually don’t want it, and generally it simply brings chaos to my mind. I can keep off social media. I’ve been making an attempt.”
On why she and Offset waited to share Kulture’s photograph: “As quickly as she was born, one month in he was like, ‘She’s so stunning. Watch how folks gonna go loopy.’ ‘Cause lots of people had been saying imply stuff, like that we don’t put up her as a result of she’s ugly. He was like, ‘I’m about to put up my child proper now.’ But then we had been very involved as a result of we had been getting a variety of threats, so he stated, ‘The world don’t even need to see her.’”