Aussie pop queen Kylie Minogue is featured on the cover and in the pages of the January issue of Elle UK magazine and, to be honest, I didn’t even recognize her the first time I saw these photos. As you can see below, Kylie is sporting super blonde hair that makes her look really different … especially on the magazine cover. In her coverstory interview, Kylie talks about the aging process and, IMHO, says some very silly things about her beauty. Click below to see some photos from Kylie‘s Elle photospread and read some excerpts from her coverstory interview.
Kylie Minogue has admitted that there are times where she wants to “scream” at how she has aged, comparing her face to “a Spielberg special effect”. The 44-year-old told Elle UK that although she occasionally feels like bringing “those hot pants out of retirement”, she has started fixating over her appearance. “I’m not going to lie about this. There are lots of times I look in the mirror and I see that gravity has taken hold,” she said. “Or I suddenly see my face on a phone or on Skype and it’s like a Spielberg special effect and you just scream, ‘Who is that?’ Sometimes, I forget [I'm 44] and think, ‘I must get those hot pants out of retirement’ and then some mornings I look in the mirror and I see 94 not 44. That is the reality before the make-up. And midriff tops are definitely out for good.” Minogue also revealed that she would consider having cosmetic surgery, arguing that it is no different to using make-up. “I haven’t gone down that route yet and I don’t know whether I will but I’m not against it,” she said. “We put make-up on every day, we tint, pluck, wax, we do anything to make ourselves look as good as we can and I think it’s pointless being hypocritical about something that if it’s done well can be really good.” Minogue went on to address her battle with breast cancer and the bond she now feels with every woman who has gone through the ordeal. “Women come up to me in the street and just start talking to me about what they are going through… I stand there in the street and I just hug them,” she said. “I hug them because we both know what they are feeling. I feel close to every one of them and I think they do to me, it’s not about anything else but what we’ve all been through.” The full interview appears in the January issue of Elle UK, on sale Wednesday, December 5. Also available as a digital edition.
Dang, Kylie looks great! At first, I didn’t love this look but really, Kylie can make anything look good. Even tho the hair is a bit Gwen Stefani, Kylie deffo makes it her own. I get that Kylie naturally would be self-deprecating about her looks but, damn, Kylie always looks flawless. I love this spread.