Gladys Knight Attributes Her Ageless Beauty to Good Genes and Clean Living… Nothing Else

Gladys Knight
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Gladys Knight arrives at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on Jan. 27, 2018 in New York City. 

Gladys Knight caused the Internet to collectively clutch its pearls when she stepped out for Clive Davis’ annual Grammy party last month.

Now, as the saying goes “black don’t crack,” but it is understood that it may begin to sag at some point. Not for Ms. Knight! The 73-year-old stunned wearing a floor-length gown while showing off her mega-watt smile, smooth skin and minimal make up to enhance her natural beauty. Folks began to talk and assumed while no one was looking, she got on that midnight train not to Georgia, but to the nearest plastic surgeon.

It’s been about two weeks since Davis’ party and Knight took to social media to clear up the rumors. According to the four-time Grammy award winning entertainer, her refreshed look comes down to good old fashioned healthy eating and exercise.


I feel like I won a gold medal --with all the compliments. You guys keep me young! Thankful for these God given genes and clean living. My activity of choice has been tennis, working my way up to be as good as @serenawilliams and @venuswilliams . Of course I can't do this alone, I have the best glam squad and team that keeps me looking fresh and on point. My husband William @fortuneandmind has an eye for fashion and helps me with the majority of my looks. I think he missed his calling as a stylist. I also have to give credit to my amazingly talented hairstylist Tre @treworldhairsalon in Las Vegas for my Bedhead Pixie Cut. My makeup artist Miss Kayla @tress2impresskp had me GLOWING at the Clive Davis Grammy Party with @maccosmetics Skinfinish highlighter. You know that friend that stays real with you, I'm lucky to have one that travels me. Thank you Ms. Blondie! Watch out 2018 so much more to come! #2018 #cleanliving #trezyhair #specificbeauty #feelinggood

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“I feel like I won a medal with all the compliments. You guys keep me young,” Knight captioned. “Thankful for these God given genes and clean living. My activity of choices has been tennis. [I’m] working my way up to be as good as Serena Williams and Venus Williams.”

Knight went on to thank her glam team, which is made up of her husband who she alleges “has an eye for fashion” but  says he may have “missed his calling as a stylist.” She also shouted out her hairstylist and make up artist who helped her achieve her glowing skin by using Mac cosmetics.

This article originally appeared on Vibe.


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