“You don’t wear it [makeup] so well!” quipped TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie to her when Keys sat down in the studio before her performance, sans makeup.
Not wearing it, replied Keys, has been “really empowering, really freeing.” She noted that “we put so many limitations on ourselves … in a lot of ways I’m sick of it. I’m over it, to be honest … It’s about being our unique, own selves.”
Then later in the show, she sat down with Tamron Hall, Billy Bush and Al Roker — and inspired everybody to take their own makeup off!
“You don’t have to,” said Keys. “It’s not for me, it’s for you!”
“I love the message, I love the idea,” said Hall as Keys helped her wipe the makeup aside.
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