Pink on touring: ‘There’s a reason mums don’t do this’
In an interview with Billboard magazine, the Family Portrait singer admitted that travelling around the world can make parenting difficult and she’s often felt emotional.
“There have been many times when I have been sitting in the corner of arena bathrooms crying and saying to myself, ‘There’s a reason why women don’t do this, there’s a reason why moms don’t do this,’ because it’s (expletive) impossible at times,” she said.
“The last couple of months, Willow was over it. She wants to be home and do BMX and swim team and gymnastics and all the (stuff) that an 8-year-old wants to do,” Pink, 40, admitted.
“So she was asking to go home, and that’s when I knew: From here on out, it changes.”
However, Pink says she believes touring is the reason she’s been around so long in the music industry.
“I don’t think I would still have a career if I wasn’t good at touring because I’ve never won at any other angle—I’ve never been the ‘it’ girl. I’ve never been selling perfumes or clothes or dolls,” she added.
“I have really made a career out of keeping my head down and beating the pavement.”
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