Gwen Stefani: 'The solo records were never meant to be taken seriously'
Guardian (UK) - over 4 years
After more than a decade out of the spotlight, Stefani and No Doubt are back. They talk about the breakup that spawned their biggest hit, spending time with the Obamas and taking eight kids on tour In her tight black trousers, a loose top with more safety pins than fabric, toe-crunching high stilettos with a steel rod in place of a heel and heavy makeup on top of a creamy complexion, Gwen Stefani looks, initially, like a typical rock'n'roll veteran and the very image of the trendy celebrity mother frequently photographed in LA and Primrose Hill. And when she walks into the studio in west Hollywood and instantly bemoans the non-existent cold temperature, it looks worryingly as if she might be as high maintenance as the role generally implies. Initial appearances prove to be misleading. Stefani is, indeed, a pop star and high-profile mother – the endless paparazzi shots of her with her sons Kingston and Zuma help to keep her in the public consciousness between albums – but beneath tho
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