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Beyoncé Revealed She Had To Undergo An Emergency C-Section During Her Pregnancy With Twins

"I am accepting of who I am. I will continue to explore every inch of my soul and every part of my artistry," Beyoncé told Vogue.

Last updated on August 6, 2018, at 10:50 a.m. ET

Posted on August 6, 2018, at 9:58 a.m. ET

The long-rumored Vogue issue in which Beyoncé was reportedly given an unprecedented amount of input finally arrived on Monday morning — and she looks spectacular on the cover.

It’s here! @Beyonce stars on the cover of our September issue. Read the full story, in her own words: https://t.co/T7E2FbGDPn https://t.co/GcX0ziiJD7

The notoriously secretive performer opened up a bit about her life in the write-up. Here's what we learned:

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The singer revealed that she had an emergency C-section when she was pregnant with her twins, Sir and Rumi Carter. "My health and my babies’ health were in danger," she said.

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"To this day my arms, shoulders, breasts, and thighs are fuller. I have a little mommy pouch, and I’m in no rush to get rid of it," Beyoncé said.

"I think it’s real. Whenever I’m ready to get a six-pack, I will go into beast zone and work my ass off until I have it. But right now, my little FUPA and I feel like we are meant to be."

Beyoncé is adamant about doing away with gatekeeping and ensuring that people of color reach their fullest potential. "It’s important to me that I help open doors for younger artists," she said in Vogue.

Last week, the Huffington Post reported that the cover, which happens to be the pop star's fourth Vogue cover feature, would be shot by Tyler Mitchell.

That turned out to be true, which makes Mitchell the first black person to snap the cover shot in the publication's 126-year history.

"There are so many cultural and societal barriers to entry that I like to do what I can to level the playing field, to present a different point of view for people who may feel like their voices don’t matter," Beyoncé said.

Beyoncé added that she's experienced ups and downs just like the rest of us. "I've been through hell and back, and I'm grateful for every scar," she said.

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"I have had disappointments in business partnerships as well as personal ones and they all left me feeling neglected, lost, and vulnerable." Beyoncé said.

"Through it all I have learned to laugh and cry and grow. I look at the woman I was in my 20s and I see a young lady growing into confidence but intent on pleasing everyone around her. I now feel so much more beautiful, so much sexier, so much more interesting. And so much more powerful."

As far as her legacy goes, the singer says she's "in a place of gratitude right now."

"I am accepting of who I am. I will continue to explore every inch of my soul and every part of my artistry," she said.

"I want to learn more, teach more, and live in full."

Naturally, the internet celebrated the historic Vogue cover. "I'm so full today," one user said.

Beyoncé, on the cover of a white ass fashion institution, with her natural black hair, no makeup, shot by a black photographer, talking about her blackness, her black motherhood, her ancestry, paying homage to Josephine Baker and Whitney etc..... I’m so full today

"Good morning to Beyoncé and everyone smiling because of Beyoncé," another fan said.

Good morning to Beyoncé and everyone smiling because of Beyoncé.

Others were emotional about how much Bey revealed about her life.

Beyoncé’s Vogue interview is sooo good...very similar to Serena’s HBO documentary...and we almost lost both our Queens the same way 😢 both needed emergency C-sections ...childbirth is so crazy ...idk you guys https://t.co/7Q7nh74tRt

And more than a few were stanning how relatable Bey was for recognizing her "FUPA."

BEYONCÉ SAID FUPA IN VOGUE. FUPA. Like... 😂😂😂

"That's a wrap folks. Body positivity ONLY from now on," one person wrote.

“My little fupa and I feel like we are meant to be”-Beyoncé That’s a wrap folks. Body positivity ONLY from now on

Naturally, the singer owning her FUPA has become instant meme fodder.

Beyoncé: “I love being curvy & I’m not ashamed of having a Fupa” Me:

Also, Beyoncé had not one September issue cover, but two.

Beyonce's two Vogue covers as shot by Tyler Mitchell. Anna Wintour provides clarity on who selected Mitchell and art directed the issue (clue: not Bey): https://t.co/34Rp8ML7hd https://t.co/KC4nrRPxkn

Bey's cover also comes on the heels of singer Rihanna's feature on the September issue of British Vogue, which made her the first black woman to land the cover.

Rihanna & Beyoncé on the September issue of British & US vogue is getting me all in my feelings rn. This is what progress looks like although we still have a long way to go. Brave Queens😍 https://t.co/BhNRyRQKk6

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