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Tracee Ellis Ross admits she is becoming ‘more herself’ with age

Speaking to Oprah Winfrey on her 2020 Vision Tour over the weekend at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, she added: “There was this little girl in me who’s original dream was to be on a stage in a sparkly dress singing. I think it was very unconscious that I tucked her away. It felt dangerous. It felt like I was gonna be obliterated and compared …

“Every time there was a moment to sing publicly with other people, I would make it funny because that way people wouldn’t listen with the ‘Diana Ross‘ kid ear.’ It was as if I was walking around with not all of me because there was a part of me that wanted to shine, that I wanted to live and wasn’t. So, it was like this arm tied around my back. [When she found out], her face was covered in tears, and she said, ‘Finally.'”

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