Mariah Riddlesprigger discusses inspiration for new clothing line and baby Antetokounmpo # 2
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You might know Mariah Riddlesprigger as the other half of Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks.
It’s a title that comes with a lot more than side seats or trips to Greece.
“You see people come out and say, ‘Oh, that’s not a dummy. “You’re right, I’m not and I never will be, that’s not who I am,” Mariah said.
What Mariah is is human.
“I could recognize that I was changing and that I wasn’t quite myself. I wasn’t really happy and how that affected my relationships, but me in general,” she said.
Dealing with doubt after the birth of her first son, Liam.
“My family is trying to help me, my friends are trying to help me. But at some point I have to help myself,” says Mariah.
Mariah hit back – with fabric, launching her own clothing brand – sincerely, Mariah.
“That’s how I express how I feel. T-shirts, sweatshirts, so I thought there was a better way to show who I am and get my point across at the same time.”
This message – we all are – is unique and undeniably worthy.
“My mom has said it many times. She always reminds me that you are good enough, that you are beautiful enough, and won’t let anyone take that away from you. It’s just a reminder that you are worthy because of who you are. , undeniably, no matter what, ”Mariah said.
Mariah hired local graphic artist Cassidy Blanchard and launched six pieces on Mother’s Day.
“You wear it, it’s part of you that day and you never know when someone might need it. It might just show up in your closet, and you haven’t seen it for a few weeks and you have it. see and you’re like oh wow I needed this today, “she said.
But empowerment and clothing isn’t just for women.
Mariah knows from experience that even superstars can forget how good they shine.
“Just seeing those expectations that are placed on [Giannis], and see what people can say online who don’t even know him. Just different things like that, and I still want him to be who he is and I love him for who he is, “she says.
For Liam, Mariah will treasure telling him how he helped mom by just being him.
“He inspired me so much behind that, in that he really pushed me to get there because of the state I was in. And just wanting to be better for him and this baby is really amazing, ”Mariah said.
As for baby number two – no spoilers.
“I just want the baby to be healthy. As long as he or she is healthy, I’m fine. Obviously everyone wants a girl, I’m one of three girls. Of course you want to. a girl but I’m fine with however the cards fall. ”
Girl or boy – it’s already done in a unique way – and undeniably loved.
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