The fact that Ellie is pregnant now turns out to be the perfect timing for her. “What I wanted was to go on a tour,” the singer says as she talks about her latest album. The brightest blue But this cannot continue due to the Corona pandemic. “And you know what? If I had gone on tour, I probably wouldn’t be pregnant now. I mean, if I’m being honest, it doesn’t go together. Of course there are certain things that should happen to pregnancy as well.”
She’s seen her friends having children, but they, too, haven’t seen it happen so quickly for Ellie. “I think I had some kind of a facet. I tried to be a model pop star.”
Ellie couldn’t be happier because she was able to keep her pregnancy a secret for so long. During the lockdown, she retired to the British countryside with her husband Caspar, which allowed her to avoid the dreaded tabloids.
“We have a horrific culture in the UK that we want to know the actions of others. (…) It’s kind of crazy addicting because they want to know what’s going on in other people’s lives and we want to track down their mistakes.”
Not only will Elle bring new life into the world this year, but she will also be releasing music at the end of this year. When the epidemic finally ends, she will have a baby and new, richer music. She looks forward to returning to the old life. “I can’t wait to get out again,” she says.
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