Christina Aguilera gives advice to teenage self - 'Believe in yourself, you got this'

Christina Aguilera at the premiere of Disney's "Mulan". Photographed by 
Christina Aguilera at the premiere of Disney's "Mulan". Photographed by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin

Having a conversation with our teen self is common and our celebrities are no different. Christina Aguilera wishes she could’ve believed in herself more as a teenager.

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The star admitted she was young and naïve when she burst into the scene with her massive hit, ‘Genie In A Bottle’.

When asked what advice she would give her younger self, she told Entertainment Tonight she would have probably said, “Believe in yourself, you got this.”

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Christina has worked on a new song titled Loyal Brave True for Disney’s live adaptation of Mulan, and she compared herself to the titling character.

“Being a warrior and a fighter is what has been the thread throughout all the music in my career, so to now be bringing that to light once again in such a beautiful film is so amazing, nostalgic, and very meant to be,” she explains.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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