For years she has entered the hearts of Italians, beautiful, friendly and competent, since then in 2020 she made her debut as a writer with the book For my sake, novel centered on his difficult childhood, the Italians say “they have stopped having the prejudice of the mother, at least as I intended it”.
For some time she has been sporting a look with pink hairand is shedding her skin by deciding to get rid of some of her tattoos, we met Ema Stokholma on the occasion of the Figari International Short Film Fest where she was the juror of the Scarpette Rosse Award, to talk about beauty, family and changes.
His is a great quality, that of pleasing everyone, especially women, how do you manage it?
“I honestly don’t know what envy is. The best thing for me is to be loved by people, without distinction of sex, I find it a little hard to actually do it, I try to share a lot, even on my channels, I place a lot of my activity as a painter and the criticisms and comments about it , they make me grow, so it also depends on what you communicate. Those who follow me know that I have many faults, but I always try to laugh at them yes ».
You talked about painting, what does it represent for you?
«Painting takes me into my world of solitude, which I love and preserve with all of myself, I often also use it as an excuse” you know I don’t go out I have to paint “but in reality it is true. For the first time I have a long-term project, I see myself at 70 surrounded by my animals with my canvas to paint ».
Is this happiness?
“I don’t know, if I had to describe it to you, I would tell you that it is my dog who has understood that to wake me up in the morning he has to open the curtain, there is a lot of light in my house so I painted the curtains and walls black and he makes me getting the light on your face every day is a routine of happiness ».
What is the hardest prejudice you have ever fought?
«In Italy the mother’s taboo is a difficult subject, it includes many nuances. It is unthinkable to believe that a mother can have difficulties when in reality she has more than anyone else, to make my thoughts in Italy understood and my situation was difficult, I had to write my book, but after that I was understood and it is it was very nice ».
And did you understand your mother then?
“I understood it when I had my first suffering of love, at that moment I thought” damn if I had two children now I don’t know how I would do it, because at this moment I wouldn’t want to talk to anyone “you have to have empathy, and that yes learn while growing up ».
Do you have a family of your own now?
“I have tested several people over the years, some have remained like Andrea Delogu, we are different, but she is always there, she is my family, she stimulates me, having friends leads you to improve yourself as a person, because you have to be honest and ready to confrontation to have friends “
Instead she who is tireless, where do you want to go?
“How many things did Amanda Lear do?” Why can’t I be like Amanda Lear? Now the Radio 2 summer program begins happy family where I get involved completely, leaving my musical comfort zone, I change everything and I focus on entertainment, I like to experiment, it is my method, doing things, trying to understand if I can do them, I am learning to do the split think a little ‘.
Is this part of the change facing the urge to remove tattoos?
«Also, but I must say that it was a bit of a trend that got out of hand, then I am in eternal change and when I ask myself why I have done indelible things, the answer is I don’t know. I am also like this in love, it is difficult for me to be able to stay still and not always change, a piece of advice that I feel I can give to impulsive people like me, think carefully before making an indelible choice “.
And what about pink hair? What stage are we talking about?
“The girl phase! No kidding, changing my look is fun, then I have white hair and for sure the dark color has become a bondage, every two weeks I should do the regrowth which is equivalent to a nightmare, so I play the young and play a bit, for now I’m pink, then let’s see ».
What can he not give up?
“To remove my make-up, during the day, at night, always, is a gift that I give to myself, if it were for me I would always go around without make-up”.
Do you have a blanket from Linus that you can’t go out without?
“Perfume is very important to me, I always use three, four, different bottles, I mix them all, it is a ritual that I have always carried around and which I cannot do without”.
Source: Vanity Fair