The 2000s saw a significant increase in the number of people who could afford it. FergieShe was a pop-star staple. As a member the Black Eyed Peas, she became a superstar and also forged her successful solo career. But it’s been a minute since the singer has had a hit. What happened to Fergie? Here’s a look at what the pop star is up to today.
Why Fergie quit The Black Eyed Peas
Fergie, whose real name was Stacy Ferguson, became the Black Eyed Peas’ lead singer in 2002. Some of their greatest hits included “Fergie” and “Stacy Ferguson”. “Let’s Get It Started,” “Boom Boom Pow,” “My Humps,”And “I Gotta Feeling.”The pop star left the group after 15 years and four albums. Fergie has not revealed the reason for her departure. However, it is believed that she wanted to pursue her solo career. According to her former band mates, she left because she wanted to be a mom to her son.
“That’s a hard job, and that’s what she really wants to do and we’re here for her, and she knows how to contact us for a retreat or a breakaway,”Black Eyed Peas is a member In a 2020 interview, Will.i.am stated. “It’s really the way Fergie designed it, so we’re respecting her design. We love Fergie, and we don’t want anything but awesomeness for her.”
J. Rey Soul was chosen to replace Fergie. He had been a finalist for the first season. The Voice of the Philippines.
She released her second solo album and launched her own music label in 2017.
Fergie did not focus on her solo music career. She released her second solo record. Double Duchess 2017 “It’s been 11 years since I released an album so I felt like it was time to show all the parts—intimate, fun, laughing, crying,” She shared her story People magazine. “All of it. And this is the place for me to release what’s in my journals. I’ve been through a lot of experiences in life and I felt like why not share them?”
This album featured performances by her four-year old son Axl Jack and artists such as Rick Ross and Nicki Mnaj. It was Fergie’s first album released on her own label, Duchess Music. After leaving Interscope Records, Fergie founded Duchess Music, a partnership with BMG. Double Duchess It debuted at number 19 in the Billboard 200 chart, and received mixed reviews both from critics as well as fans.
She Wed Josh Duhamel 2017
Fergie was also in the news when she announced that she and Josh Duhamel (her husband of eight years) were ending their relationship. The couple were together for eight years and had one son together, Axljack, who was born in 2013. Fergie filed for divorce two years after the announcement of their separation. Their split was officialized in November 2019.
There had been Tabloid reports of infidelity and other issuesThe couple was unable to be together during their marriage. They are still friends today and co-parent their son. “Fergie and I had a great relationship,” Duhamel spoke out in an interview one year after the divorce.. “I love that girl and I always will. Unfortunately, we didn’t work. But I will always have her back and she is the mother of my baby.”
She hosted two seasons of ‘The Four: Battle for Stardom’She Leaned into her Boss Babe Side
While Fergie hasn’t released an album since Double Duchess, she’s stayed quite busy over the past few years. In 2018, the “M.I.L.F. $”Singer hosted two seasons on Fox’s reality competition show. The Four: Battle for StardomThis panel featured celebrities such as Sean “Diddy”Combs and DJ Khaled with Meghan Trainor
Fergie claims that she signed up for the gig mainly because she wanted to work alongside the esteemed panelists. “What I loved about [the show] is that I’ve known all the people on the panel throughout my career from different times,” She shared her story People magazine in 2018. “So I knew they would be fun. I also love the diversity music-wise on the show because I’ve always been such a huge fan of hip-hop, not only the culture but the music and the fact that we can bring MC’s onto this show, onto primetime.”
Fergie has been focusing her entrepreneurial efforts on Fergie Footwear and Fergalicious by Fergie. “Shoes are a metaphor; you’re walking your path,”The singer spoke out about her shoes in a 2019 Interview with Fashion magazine. “Everyone’s got their own path and it’s an individual manifestation of everything that has occurred in your life. For me, it’s always, ‘walk your path with pride, walk your path with confidence.’”
Fergie also owns Santa Barbara-based winery. Ferguson CrestShe founded the company with her father, Pat Ferguson, in 2006. In 2020, they released three new vintages—the 2012 Syrah, the 2012 Fergalicious, and the 2013 Viognier.