Iggy Azalea on the parenting job that made her feel 'embarrassed': 'It seems silly'

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Iggy Azalea has no fears working it in front of millions as a rapper, but even she felt a little self conscious reading to her son. 

The singer answered a series of questions from fans on Twitter this week, revealing it took her a while to warm up to reading out loud to Onyx, now nine months. 

"It seems silly but when I first had my son I felt embarrassed to read books aloud and put on silly voices etc. but now I get so into it and I don't even care," the 30-year-old tweeted.

In reply to a fan referencing an old video of her doing silly voices, she shared she has as much fun reading as Onyx does listening.

"I have a dog book he loves called 'doggies' and it's literally just barking noises. I do ten specific dog barks," she said. "Page one when I open it I can see him already trying not to laugh cause he knows I'm about to bark."

Azalea also revealed she goes a step further, singing to Onyx. 

"I sing (completely off key) to onyx and he actually dances now... it makes my heart explode with love," she said.

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It's not the only revelation Azalea has shared on her adjustment to motherhood. On a recent appearance on Overserved with Lisa Vanderpump she revealed she chose to keep her pregnancy a secret and her fears on how it would change her body.

"I thought I'd have to get lots of plastic surgery, but then I didn't have to get any. I didn't get a stomach that I'd need to hide, and then with COVID, I was just like, ;I'll just keep it a secret. I don't have to go outside'," she shared.

Adding that Onyx, who she shares with ex-boyfriend Playboi Carti, was a planned baby and the adjustment to working around his routine had been easier than she'd expected.

"He was a planned baby. I just wondered if I would want to have more than one child, so I thought that maybe I should figure that out before I'm as old as dust," she said.