Emily Ratajkowski explained how she went from model to author while juggling motherhood during the pandemic.
The 30-year-old model, who looked chic in a camel costume, appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday night to promote her new book My Body.
Emily shared how she would feel her son Sylvester’s breast every two hours as she returned to work on her book just two weeks after giving birth.
Transition: Emily Ratajkowski explained how she went from model to author while juggling motherhood during the pandemic
Emily, who gave birth to Sylvester in March 2020 with husband Sebastian Bear-McClard, said she welcomed not having to “show up” during the lockdown after welcoming her first child.
She said: “I think something about the pandemic, being pregnant, having that kind of weird feeling about the time that we all had when we didn’t have to introduce ourselves was really good for me but since then. was born, I’m the most productive person in the world, just because I – every second is for him and then there’s extra time. ‘
Emily also noted that she started writing the book again just two weeks after giving birth to her son because she was on a strict deadline.
The mother of one said, “So I was like writing a book and breastfeeding every two or three hours. And I felt totally insane and unable to do it. And now I’m talking about it here, so I think it worked out.
Baby mom! Emily welcomed her son Sylvester in March 2020
Promote: The 30-year-old model, who looked chic in a camel costume, appeared in Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday night to promote her new book My Body
The book is made up of “personal essays” as Seth described them, as he asked if it was “cathartic” to write them but also to share them with the world.
‘I think writing it down was kind of an act of control for me and creating something that was just mine, I felt so good and you know I think now it’s kinda like leaving it go out into the world and let go of control and it was really weird talking so much about the book when it wasn’t available to people.
Elsewhere during the conversation, Emily admitted that she didn’t take the COVID-19 virus seriously at first, confessing that she appeared on Late Night and saw a play on Broadway as news of the virus began to spread. spread.
Love: Emily with husband Sebastian Bear-McClard
Not too big of a deal: The model admitted she doesn’t take the COVID-19 virus too seriously, revealing that she went to the show and saw a play on Broadway
She continued, “And then my husband couldn’t sleep that night because he was reading pandemic stuff and I turned around, and I was like, ‘What made you really bothers because obviously something’s wrong because it’s not real. ”
‘I’m like, “You have to talk about it.” And then, of course, it was the lockdown, ”Ratajkowski said.
She added that she “really didn’t believe him” and that he “talks about it a lot, he said,” I was right. ”
Book: During her last appearance, she had mentioned writing a book, which she started during the pandemic, but she also gave birth to her son Sylvester in March 2020
Personal Essays: The book includes “personal essays” as Seth described them, as he asked if it was “cathartic” to write them but also to share them with the world.
She also talked about sharing early drafts of the book with her friends, adding that she would text them and say, “No pressure, here are 10,000 words. Don’t worry, no one else has read it. And if you hate it, I’m gonna want to kill myself.
She said she had a lot of girlfriends and her husband Sebastian would get a first glimpse of them, adding that it was “just like getting credit for giving it back, you know, just doing the job” . So I needed this motivation.
Meyers mentioned that they both had teaching parents, Seth’s mother a middle school teacher, and Emily’s father, his painting teacher, both of whom are very popular in the community.
Teacher’s Children: Meyers mentioned that they both had parents who were teachers, Seth’s mother being a middle school teacher and Emily’s father being his painting teacher, both of whom were very popular in the community.
“He was really cool, his nickname was Rata. It was that guy. He would take the roll at the end of the class so how people could come late and surfers loved him, ”she said, adding that he wore flip flops and they live in San Diego, so these references were “very specific”. ‘
Meyers added that his mother was so loved that when he returns home, “someone will come like I will because, here we go, they recognize a local celebrity.” And they’ll say, would you please say hello to madam for me and I’m like, oh they don’t care about me at all.
Ratajkowski said she had the same with her dad and people will reach out and say, “I had your dad,” adding, “I’m kinda blown away.”
Same thing: Ratajkowski said she had the same with her dad and people will reach out and say, “I had your dad”, adding, “I’m kinda blown away by it”
They also opened up about a modeling shoot she did with Late Night’s fellow guest Pete Davidson, whom he was tough on himself in the previous segment.
‘I think he’s great. He’s totally – he’s a professional first and foremost, you should know that about Pete. And he got into the character in a real way, ”she said.
Ratajkowski’s My Body book will be released by Metropolitan Books on November 9.
Model: They also talked about a modeling shoot she did with Late Night’s fellow guest Pete Davidson, whom he was tough on himself in the previous segment.