By MEGAN STONE, ABC News
(NEW YORK) — Gwen Stefani just lately realized a thing new about herself: She has dyslexia.
The “Let Me Reintroduce Myself” singer sat down with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe on Monday to discuss about her sons’ mastering issues.
“One thing that I have discovered by way of owning little ones is that I have dyslexia,” the 51-year-previous singer announced. “I really feel like a great deal of the complications that I have had or even choices that I’ve built for myself stem from that.”
Stefani recalled her past struggles when she was younger, admitting she “failed at college.”
“I was a good female. I didn’t do any terrible things. It was just definitely really hard for me to function in that sq. box of college that most people was supposed to be understanding,” she continued. “My brain did not do the job like that it continue to doesn’t. But it is effective in different approaches.”
Now that she understands why her youngsters — Kingston, 14, Zuma, 12, and Apollo, 6 — struggle with reading, she’s supplying them every benefit to triumph.
“They get all these positive aspects,” she explained. “They have these extraordinary instructors and educational institutions and they never have to have disgrace about it. They fully grasp that their brain functions in a unique way. All of our brains do.”
Stefani admitted her battle to keep up academically with her peers impacted her self-esteem.
“Probably my dyslexia. I didn’t know any of this until finally now, but I consider that I didn’t have any self-confidence in myself,” the Grammy winner divulged, expressing the only “thing that was going right for me” was when she wrote music or done on stage.
Stefani shares sons Kingston, Zuma and Apollo with ex-partner Gavin Rossdale.
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