Former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland is no longer “living in fear” of self doubt after finding fame and huge success overseas. Kelly, who plays second fiddle to Beyonce here in the states, is a Superstar over in Europe. “I feel empowered – finally!,” Kelly Rowland told USA today in a recent interview.

When you don’t believe in yourself, you feel like you’re living in fear. You don’t give yourself the opportunity to believe that you can. And as much as you tell yourself you can’t do it, you end up not doing it.

Kelly said she is having much more fun now that her music is not restricted by American standards.

I have a new boost of energy. All the creative juices are flowing, and I’m having so much fun in the studio because I’m making dance records. And I’m working with producers who are just as curious about the sound internationally, too.

Here in America, sometimes my music didn’t quite work, but overseas it’s on top of everybody’s chart. I’ve had more international success than domestic success, and I think that opens my eyes up to music. I mean, I just got back from performing in Lebanon. Lebanon! Read more…