The "Swish Swish" singer
further noted in her Times
interview that she felt as if she was playing a part in the past, and is now hoping to show her fans her authentic self. "I didn’t kill her, because I love her, and she is exactly what I had to do then,” she said of her alter ego. “And I’m not a con artist, I didn’t con people, like, that was just me. And this is me now."