Beyoncé is a force among the celebrity sphere. She’s more than just an artist, far more than the wife of a famous rapper. She’s an otherworldly entity all to her own, a model of what female world domination could look like. The thing many forget is that as accomplished, wonderful, and charitable as the 38-year-old singer is, she’s still human. She has overcome heartbreak and betrayal and come out stronger on the other side. All the while, she’s promoted the message that anyone can do the same.
In a new interview with Elle where fans asked Beyoncé their burning questions, she opened up about the changes that have occurred in her life over the past few years. She got very candid about how the several miscarriages she experienced changed her perspective on both life and her work. She explains how experiencing different kinds of loss and setbacks taught her that being No. 1 wasn’t what was important; rather, it’s creating a meaningful legacy that will outlast her and her family.