R&B singer Teyana Taylor made history this week as the first Black woman to be named Maxim’s Sexiest Woman Alive.
Teyana Taylor celebrated Maxim’s honor via Instagram and shared Gilles Bensimon’s stunning Hot 100 cover photo. The singer thanked Maxim and left the sentences expressing her feelings in the caption.
The 30-year-old music artist said she has to be both mom and creative, and because of her hectic schedule, she doesn’t have much time to be and feel sexy. Teyana, who said she went to the shoot after dropping her daughter off at school and put little effort into her looks while on set, seemed quite surprised to have this honor.
Here’s what Teyana Taylor wrote:
“Somebody pinch me!!!! Maxim Hot 100 to be named the ‘Sexiest Woman alive’ by literally living in the skin I’m in. WOW… Stepping back in front of the lens has been a journey of self-reflection and self-confidence. Living up to name and title of this shoot wholeheartedly made me nervous.”
“As an entrepreneur, wife, a busy mother of two & working behind the lens in my director bag I tend to hide behind my sweats & vintage tees, My “Spike Tey” glasses, and whatever hair style I’ve mustered up that day under my @theauntiesinc snap back! So I as you can see I don’t have much time to be and feel sexy.”
“This particular day was dope because it made me see another side of myself. I had just dropped JUNIE off at school before heading straight to the shoot; sweatpants a beanie and an army jacket. My hair wasn’t done for a “shoot” because I planned on throwing on a wig & I didn’t have on any make up. But when I got there the legendary “
See the Instagram post below.