Jill Scott covers Essence Magazine wearing an bodycon dress along with a blonde wig styled by Ursula Stephens. Scott stars as James Brown’s second wife Deidre “DeeDee” Jenkins in the biopic “Get On Up.”
Essence magazine reports Scott is in love: She tells Essence:
“My only job is to be happy. So for everybody that cares about me and is not trying to be all up in a celebrity’s business, just know that I’m happy. My son is happy. We enjoy our lives.”
She is back in the studio, recording her fifth album , but claims it will be a long time before fans hear her new music. She states, ”I’m a wood-burning stove; It’s a slow brew.” In the interview, Scott also covers her 63-pound weight loss journey and exploring how to enjoy fashion with her new body.