Rapper Megan Thee Stallion has added one other string to her bow within the type of a significant magnificence marketing campaign with Revlon – after being named as the latest face of the enduring make-up model.
The 25-year-old’s new function comes simply weeks after the chart-topping musician, whose actual identify is Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, sustained a gunshot wound and was hospitalized for therapy – and simply someday after she spoke out to insist that the traumatic incident received’t hold her ‘down for a very long time’.
And Megan has now made that sentiment crystal clear, unveiling a daring new marketing campaign for Revlon, whose different A-list ambassadors embody Gal Gadot, Ashley Graham, and Adwoa Aboah.
The function is just not one thing that the rapper – who’s greatest identified for her chart-topping hits Scorching Lady Summer time and Savage – takes calmly, with Megan explaining that she needs to make use of the platform to encourage a ‘new technology of girls’.
‘I’ve at all times set the bar excessive for myself with every part I do, however to now be a model ambassador for Revlon, it looks like a brand new degree,’ she stated in an announcement.
‘To me, the Revlon model stands for each magnificence and feminine power and I’m excited to assist outline what which means to a brand new technology of girls.’
The model has equally spectacular expectations for Megan, describing the rapper as ‘the final word triple risk’ in an announcement concerning the new partnership.
‘Recognized for her breakout anthems, together with “Scorching Lady Summer time” and “Savage,” Megan Thee Stallion is the final word triple risk: music artist, social media sensation, and cutting-edge tastemaker,’ a spokesperson stated.
‘She continues to set and conquer objectives in each music and tv with a slew of awards and accomplishments to her identify.’
These successes embody a primary Billboard chart spot for her hit track Savage – which shortly grew to become a viral anthem on TikTok, prompting the rapper to file a brand new model of the track with Beyonce – and a co-host function on HBO Max’s new drag present competitors collection Legendary.
Because the cherry on prime of the cake, Megan can be within the midst of learning for her BA in Well being Administration at Texas Southern College.
‘Megan is a exceptional expertise and we all know she’s solely going to proceed to rise to new heights,’ Revlon International Model President Silvia Galfo stated.
‘Once we first approached her a few partnership almost a yr in the past, we have been drawn to her confidence and fierce ambition as a lot as her energy to carry nothing again. She loves to precise herself with make-up and is a continuing inspiration to her followers on dwelling boldly.
‘It’s that authenticity and unapologetic spirit that we admire, and we’re thrilled to welcome her to the Revlon household.’
The wonder model is just not the one group that holds Megan in such excessive esteem; someday earlier than her new marketing campaign was unveiled, the rapper appeared on the entrance cowl of the Younger Hollywood concern of Selection, wherein she opened up concerning the latest taking pictures that she was concerned in.
‘I’m not the kind of one that can keep down for a very long time,’ Megan stated. ‘I don’t prefer to be unhappy or hold myself in a darkish place, as a result of I do know it might be the worst factor occurring, however the ache and the unhealthy issues don’t final for lengthy.’
On July 12, the Savage rapper was handled for a gunshot damage at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Hospital following an alleged altercation with rapper Tory Lanez.
She underwent surgical procedure to take away bullets and/or bullet fragments from her toes and has been recovering ever since.
Lanez allegedly shot Megan within the toes twice after an argument wherein she and her good friend tried to get out of the SUV they have been all touring in.
In keeping with TMZ, the group left collectively from a home occasion within the Hollywood Hills within the early hours of Sunday morning however Megan, 25, and her good friend Kelsey Nicole in some unspecified time in the future needed to depart the chauffeur-driven automotive.
TMZ claimed Lanez, 27, then opened fireplace contained in the car and hit Megan – who counts Beyonce and Nicki Minaj as her mentors – within the toes twice.
Talking concerning the incident on social media, Megan admitted that she was ‘actual life harm and traumatized’ by the taking pictures, whereas hitting out at individuals who had poked enjoyable at her on-line.
‘Black girls are so unprotected & we maintain so many issues in to guard the emotions of others w/o contemplating our personal,’ she wrote on Twitter.
‘It could be humorous to y’all on the web and simply one other messy subject so that you can discuss however that is my actual life and I’m actual life harm and traumatized.’