Pink Reveals Food Indulgences and Her Plan to ‘Get Really Fat and Happy’

09/10/2015 at 03:17 PM ET

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Pink loves good food  and she’s not ashamed to say she eats a lot.

Especially while she’s on tour and ends up working out for four and a half hours a day: “a two-hour show, plus yoga, cardio and a rig check with the flying apparatuses,” Pink tells Food & Wine‘s editor in chief Dana Cowin in a new interview. “But here’s the issue: I don’t change my eating when I get home. So everyone always asks me, ‘What are you going to do after?’ And I say, ‘Get really fat and happy.'”

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Pink’s current food obsession is halloumi cheese, which offers further proof that she is our spirit animal.

“I grill it for salads with truffle oil and dandelion greens — the more exotic the greens, the better,” she says. “I don’t care if people think halloumi’s squeaky; they’re wrong.” (Agreed, girl. Agreed.)

Willow, Pink’s 4-year-old daughter, has clearly inherited her mother’s excellent taste.

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“My daughter went through a clam phase. She loved them because the shells are like Pac-Man!” the singer says.

Then there was Willow’s chicken phase … which began even before she was born.

“I haven’t eaten anything four-legged or cute since I was 15. I had also stopped eating chicken, but when my daughter, Willow, was in my belly, she just demanded chicken wings and fingers,” Pink says.

While now the singer sips on Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine and takes cooking classes in France, she doesn’t forget her humble origins: running the show at McDonald’s.

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“It was important to my family that I make my own money. I was a drive-through girl at McDonald’s. I had a Janet Jackson microphone — I had power.”

—Maria Yagoda

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Pnut on

Absolutely love P!nk.

J on

I do wish she’d stop talking and come out with another album!

Just Sayin' on

You are right J….it’s been too long

dancer92136 on

Love her, and her voice. P!nk and Kelly Clarkson two of the most real people, and hands down two of the most talented singers out there.

sandy on

She needs another baby and a new album!! So tired of not hearing her on the radio.

Anonymous on

Love Pink!!

c on

Gotta love Pink.She is her own person and very real.Produces some great music also.

guest53 on

she looks good. sounds like a hard working and nice life

nora on

I want her to be fit, buff, and happy. I love when she is rocking the hardbody gymnast morphology. KILLZ!

nora on

I want her to be fit, buff, and happy. I love when she is rocking the hardbody gymnast morphology. KILLZ!

Please, Alecia, stick to the ONE kid (she is golden) and keep singing!

PsychicOne on

I love Pink! And the color too! 😉

workinhard on


krtmom on

A true talent and her husband’s cute too!!!

Gina on

Must be brain dead feeding clams to a 4 year old. Ridden with bacteria. If you want to eat clams and oysters as an adult, it’s your business, but spare the kids.

Megan on

I really doubt someone really fat is happy…

Purple on

Come back to us, Pink. We can be fat and happy together.

m on

I love her!

Anonymous on

Love her!

kim on

I Luv Pink’s music and Halloumi cheese.

Emily on

Megan, I think she means she’ll gain 5-10 lbs and relax and enjoy herself. We all deserve that from time to time then you get back on track. I don’t think she has obesity in mind 😒

Linda on

She’s awesome, straightforward,and an amazing singer! Can’t help but love P!nk

aladin on

Pink is so real,’ smart and living a real life and motherhood. Doesn’t live by the b.s rules others try to impose! Wish there were more women and artists like her.

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