Macy Gray: ‘I tell my kids not to ever let racism get in their way’

The singer, 53, on finding fame, taking good care of herself and what she’s missed most during the pandemic

I got picked on a lot at school. I was awkward – tall, thin, with a lot of hair I didn’t know what to do with. I had these growth spurts, so I’d go to school and my clothes would be too small. I wanted to fit in but I never really got there. I think that’s what made me want to be somebody.

I’m not a people person. It’s not my gift. People disappoint you, and I’m over being disappointed by people. The only thing I’ve ever really been afraid of is people.

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