Watch Pink Talk Inspirational VMAs Speech, Breastfeeding Son on 'Ellen'

From Rolling Stone - September 6, 2017

Pink elaborated on thepoignantspeech she made after receiving theMichael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards. On Ellen, Pink explained she hoped to inspire her six-year-old daughter, Willow Hart, to be more "resilient" with her message of non-conformity.

"I get my feelings hurt all the time," Pink told DeGeneres, who introduced the singer at the VMAs. "It does not feel good to hear mean things about yourself, but if youre human youre going to hear it. If you are past the age of 12, you will at some point be heartbroken by someone else."

In the speech, Pink recalled creating a PowerPoint presentation about "androgynous rock stars"including Michael Jackson, David Bowie and Princeto illustrate varied "kinds of beauty" after her daughter told her about a difficult encounter at school.


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