Today is Christina Aguilera‘s birthday and the gifted singer opened up about turning the big 4-0! Here’s what she had to say!

Believe it or not, Christina Aguilera is now 40 years old and she marked the special day by penning a powerful message about ageing and the stigma that surrounds this natural process.

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‘Dear 40, What a beautiful concept… to not only be ‘turning’ 40, but to be ARRIVING at 40! This ever present social stigma exists around getting older, but I’ve ALWAYS embraced it! I’m forever an old soul and I appreciate all the wisdom, grace and beauty which comes with each new year of life,’ she started her message by saying.

Christina noted that 2020 has been a ‘whirlwind of a year’ and stressed that it’s time to make some hard, but necessary choices!

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‘I’ve heard it said that some of your best life is lived in your 40’s. You stop giving a f*ck about all the bulls*it… clarity comes over you, a new intention sets in with every single move you make. I think that the best is yet to come and I’m READY for it.’

And on her birthday, the songstress could not forget about her children, mentioning her 12 year old son Max and 6 year old daughter Rain!

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The first child she shares with ex Jordan Bratman, while the second is fathered by her fiance, Matthew Rutler.

Finally, she made sure to show gratitude towards all her fans and her team, who have been by her side for over 2 decades at this point!

‘To the rare and beautiful souls who have stood by me for over 20 years and counting, I am eternally grateful for you. So, 40, let’s f***ing do this. You have no idea what I have planned for you. I hope you are ready.’