Singer Janice Yan: Who needs to be perfect?

Singaporean singer Janice Yan has released her first solo album, I Have Myself.
Singaporean singer Janice Yan has released her first solo album, I Have Myself.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

Not singer Janice Yan as she recovers from a dark period when she wanted to be thin and beautiful

In the past, Singaporean singer Janice Yan wanted to be perfect - as thin and beautiful as the people she saw on social media.

But this dangerous quest for perfection led to a dark period in her life, when she put on weight and hid from the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 19, 2018, with the headline 'Who needs to be perfect?'. Print Edition | Subscribe