Pink has revealed that her daughter will be working for minimum wage while traveling with her mother on tour.
On Feb. 21, the “Raise Your Glass” singer appeared on the Today show where she explained that her 11-year-old daughter, Willow, and six-year-old son, Jameson, will be touring with her for the ninth studio album by the singer, Trustfall.
As for her eldest son, Willow will help her mom by working a minimum wage job while on tour. Speaking with hosts Savannah Guthrie and Carson Daly, Pink explained that she recently taught her daughter to work on minimum wage.
“Willow has touring work,” the 43-year-old singer said. “We just had to go over the minimum wage and it’s different from state to state.”
However, her pre-teen daughter has yet to grasp the concept of payroll negotiation. “I said it’s about $22.50 a show depending on how long I go, if I come across,” she explained. “She says, ‘I’ll take $20. It’s easier to do the math.’ I’m like, ‘That’s not how you negotiate for yourself.’ I’m like, ‘You’re going to get $25 so it’s easier math.’”
Pink shares her two children with husband Carey Hart. The “So What” singer recently opened up about how she was told her career would be over if she had kids. During an interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe last week, Pink confessed that early in her career, some people in the industry encouraged her not to start a family.
“Everyone told me, ‘If you have kids right now, your career is over,'” she said. The singer went on to express how people perceived her as “a growling, man-eating, angry woman,” but that perception changed after she had kids.
“When I had a kid, I think it mellowed me with the world, the part that didn’t understand me, and I think that’s when my career really started,” Pink explained. “I mean, I’ve done a lot of stuff before, but I really, really, I think that’s when I started to really understand myself and understand the world and my place in it.”
It was also her childhood and the difficult dynamic she had with her family that ultimately encouraged her to have children. “Having a family has been really important to me because my family life was fucked up as a kid, and I’m super loving and cuddly and awkward. Just making music wasn’t enough for me,” she said. “I was alone. I was so alone. It’s a very lonely affair.