Christina Aguilera Research Paper
Christina Aguilera began her career as the epitome of what it meant to be a teen pop star. She was the blond hair, blue eyed, Barbie doll every teenage girl wanted to be like. The media labeled her as the sweet, innocent pop artist, along with her former co-stars from the Mickey Mouse Club, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. Her first debut album featured her number one hit single, “Genie in a Bottle” which gave her the image of her teen pop identity. Yet, Christina never liked the image her label was manufacturing for her and she started to rebel against the image that her label and the media had portrayed her as. Therefore, for her second album ‘Stripped, she revealed to everyone who the real Christina Aguilera was; …show more content…
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Aguilera states that “I wanted to make a record that was about me completely. Nothing superficial, no hype, no gloss” (Wild, Rolling Stone, 2002). The rebellious side of her came out when she debuted her second album called ‘Stripped.’ Christina’s transformation during the ‘Stripped’ era was to show the world that she was more than just a pop star; a multifaceted artist that sings about the darkest moments so far in her life while displaying her extraordinary vocal range. Throughout her whole transformation she pierced several parts of her body, changed her preference in fashion (by wearing less), and wore “ratty, multicolored hair extensions” …show more content…
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