You’ll feel really high after reading Martha Stewart’s interview with Harper’s Bazaar – and not because you’ve tried her hit line of CBD candy.
“The Original Influencer,” as she is mentioned in the article’s title and whose drunken commentary on chicks is just as thrilling as her entertaining tips, appears in the March issue of Bazaar. It’s a pleasure to read, touching on everything from her multitude of career paths to her friendship with Tiffany Haddish to her “one big regret” surrounding her prison sentence in the early 2000s.
“My only big regret I can speak to is that ‘Saturday Night Live’ asked me to host,” she said. “My probation officer didn’t give me time. This really pissed me off because I would have loved to have hosted “Saturday Night Live”. I would like this on my CV.
What makes the piece truly special isn’t just Stewart’s candor, but the accompanying photo. It’s packed with as many multitudes as Stewart herself – a revealing little black Balmain dress (LBD), effortlessly cool trenchcoat and jeans, a Gucci dress to chill out while revisiting old model photos.
“The opening is a great pic of me holding a beauty book from Glamor Magazine,” Stewart wrote on Instagram of the photo. “Original photo from the early 1960s. Today, sixty years later, I don’t look too bad !! ”
It really is a good thing. And we deserve some good things right now, right?
Stewart invented – and reinvented, and reinvented – herself, starring in gardening shows, for example, and forging an unlikely but wonderful friendship with Snoop Dogg. And as this shoot indicates, she has no plans to stop now.
As Samira Nasr, editor-in-chief of Bazaar, who conceived the shoot, wrote on Instagram: “Who said women disappear after 40 years? It’s almost 80!
Read the full interview here.