By Adam S. Levy for Dailymail.com
Brandy’s daughter Sy’Rai Smith opened up about body positivity issues and the emotions she experienced during her weight loss journey during her childhood as the daughter of the famous singer and actress.
19-year-old Smith appeared on The Real Wednesday where she said the famous artist, 42, had her full support behind dealing with health issues.
“I had a lot of health problems when I was my size,” said Smith. “My mother was with me for everything. She saw how I went through a lot.
The Latest: Brandy’s daughter Sy’Rai Smith, 19, spoke on The Real Wednesday about body positivity issues growing up as the daughter of the famous singer and actress and the emotions she experienced during her weight loss journey
“And I just decided to take my health really seriously, so I changed my mindset, changed my mentality, and I knew my life wouldn’t be that long in the size or the body I was in.” … I just knew that I would not be able to live in this body if I lived my purpose. “
Smith said she felt like “the weird one” growing up in a show business setting with his fixation on gigs.
“Sometimes it was a little difficult because I saw my mother dress a certain way or wear certain things,” said Smith, “or when she was on the carpet or something, it was kind of difficult because I was thought: “Why? am I not like that? … Why am I not so tall, why was I made the way I was made? “
Smith said of her mother, ‘Sometimes I felt a little sad or felt like she was ashamed of me.’
Smith said her famous mother, 42, had her full support behind her coping with health issues. She was caught in LA last year
Smith was open about her weight loss journey in the program
Smith said she felt like “the weird one” when she grew up in the show business setting with his fixation on gigs
She added: “These were all insecurities in my head and she was never like that, she always supported me. She always knew I was beautiful. She supported me whether I wanted to lose a lot or not. ‘
Smith said social media played a role in her mentality throughout her upbringing as well.
“It wasn’t easy to look at myself, and then I grow up in a time when a lot of young women compare themselves to other women on social media,” she said. “I’m a victim of it, I get very jealous and very insecure when I look at other women and I know my body has been through a lot and I always have to remember it.”
Smith said she felt “a little squeeze” in her life in the spotlight as the daughter of the A-List artist.
Details: Smith said that social media also played a role in her mentality throughout her upbringing, as she felt “very jealous and very insecure” when compared to others
Smith said she felt “a little squeeze” in her life in the spotlight as the daughter of the A-list artist
Brandy took to social media after the performance to praise her daughter’s courage and honesty during the TV appearance
“People keep an eye on me all the time,” she said. “I felt pressured to do it quickly or maneuver to sculpt a tiny Instagram body, but that’s not normal.”
Brandy took to social media after the performance to praise her daughter’s courage and honesty during the TV appearance.
She wrote, “What an amazing person, I love your spirit and your smile. So brave to live in your intention and shine in your truth @therealdaytime your smile…. @syraismith #inspire. ‘