Lily Allen spoke with Glamour magazine for their July issue, explaining that she’s putting her career on hold to focus on starting a family with boyfriend Sam Cooper. “Because people have stopped buying music, the only way to make money is to tour – and I’m not willing to do that with babies around,” the 25-year-old reasoned. “A part of the way I became who I became was because I was subjected to a certain lifestyle from an early age. My parents hung out with famous people, but we didn’t necessarily reap the same financial benefits. So there was a part of me thinking, ‘I wanna be like those people’. And once I’d achieved it, it didn’t make me happy. So I don’t want to put my kids in that position. I’d rather set up businesses, put a roof over our heads, then move to the country to shelter them for a bit.” Read more.
Watch Lily’s performance of ‘The Fear’ at London’s Koko for iConcerts below.