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    When Alanis Morissette released Jagged Little Pill in 1995, she became exposed to both the light and dark sides of fame.

    “After the tour for Jagged Little Pill and that whole experience, I just felt like I grabbed the brass ring that I’ve been encouraged to chase my whole life, through culture and otherwise,” the singer, 41, says in the July/August issue of Live Happy.

    “And so there I was, everything was amplified, so if there was any underlying loneliness or unresolved wounds or traumas, from childhood, etc., they were all exacerbated. To me that’s what fame does, it takes authority there and just blows it up,” she also says.

    Fame also led to a loss of privacy for Morissette.

    “There was nowhere for me to go physically where I wasn’t recognized, whether it was the grocery stores, or in the hotel rooms where people would break in or steal my underwear,” she says. “I couldn’t go anywhere where I would return to that sense of being that happy little brown-haired girl from Canada.”

    Twenty years after Jagged Little Pill‘s success, Morissette is happily married to rapper Mario Souleye Treadway and is mother to their son, Ever Imre.

    “I stay mindful when the schedule is hectic. For me, mindfulness is about being present and being hyper-sensual. That means feeling the breeze on my skin,” Morissette says of balancing her schedule.

    “There is a version of happiness – that is a oneness with what is. It’s a quality of peace. If our egos are going to chase anything, that would be the lovely thing to chase.”

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    Taylor Swift‘s guest star-filled tour rolled on at L.A.’s Staples Center on Monday when the 25-year-old “Bad Blood” singer was joined by a very special guest.

    See, children, long before Swift was singing immaculate breakup-themed pop, Alanis Morissette was doing very nearly the same thing, riding “You Oughta Know,” “Hand in My Pocket” and “Ironic” to a Grammy and an eventual 125 million copies sold of Jagged Little Pill.

    So it makes a lot of sense that Swift would have Morissette as a guest, and that the pair would perform “You Oughta Know,” which Swift called “the greatest breakup song of all-time” in her introduction.

    But that wasn’t the only surprise Swift had in store. She was also joined onstage by Ellen DeGeneres

    A video posted by STAPLES Center (@staplescenterla) on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:03pm PDT

    and then the Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines! “If it were not for this artist,” Swift said of Maines before launching into a duet on the classic Chicks tune “Goodbye Earl,” “I would not be a musician.”

    RELATED: The Squad’s All Here: Keeping Up with Taylor Swift’s Epic Tour Cameos

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    Summer may be over, but it’s always a good time of year for Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon to return to Camp Winnipesaukee.

    When Timberlake paid a visit to The Tonight Show Wednesday, the hilarious duo resurrected the hilarious sketch in which they “reminisce” on their days at a New Hampshire summer camp in the ’90s, in which they stayed up late and sang their favorite radio hits.

    After Timberlake, 35, reveals his Halloween costume — the late night host guessed Steve Urkel and Zack Morris from Save by the Bell before correctly answering Blossom — the duo broke out into Alanis Morissette‘s “Ironic.”

    Although they agreed to “keep it down” because it was after lights out, they couldn’t help but belt out the chorus, prompting Mr. Fletcher, the camp counselor, to bust in and break up  the fun.

    “You two potato heads need to go to sleep!” he scolded before threatening to take away their Snack Shack privileges.

    Timberlake and Fallon, 42, giggled out of character as they broke into song again.

    After chasing Mr. Fletcher off with water guns, the campers decided to get some shut eye.

    “Hey, Jimmy, best friends forever?” Timberlake said.

    “Best friends forever,” Fallon replied to a collective “Aww” from the audience.


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    You oughta know: Alanis Morissette is the ultimate multitasking mom! The Canadian singer, who became an United States citizen in 2005, endorsed voting and breastfeeding all in one Instagram post when she posted a photo of herself with 4-month-old daughter Onyx Solace on Wednesday.

    It appears Morissette, 42, cast her vote-by-mail ballot as she showed off her new “I Voted” sticker while nursing her second child. “#evenwhenyoucantleavethehouse,” the proud parent captioned her breastfeeding selfie.

    She and rapper husband Mario “Souleye” Treadway welcomed their little girl in June. Morissette announced Onyx’s birth on social media with a breastfeeding photo along with the caption, “#beyondblessed.”

    The couple, who married in 2010 at their home in Los Angeles, are also parents to 5½-year-old son Ever.

    Though Morissette did not state who she voted for, she does have a family member running for the highest office in the land. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is distantly related to the Jagged Little Pill hitmaker, according to Washington genealogist William Addams Reitwiesner.

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    You-you-you-you-you oughta know — that Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are karaoke beasts!

    The superstar couple attended Westwood actress Shannon Woodward’s 32nd birthday party on Saturday at West Hollywood’s Blind Dragon lounge. Joined by Woodward’s Raising Hope costar Kate Micucci and commentator Ronan Farrow, the revelers tore into Alanis Morissette‘s ferocious 1995 single “You Oughta Know” (off her seminal album, Jagged Little Pill).

    The throwback angst continued with another musical selection, Avril Lavigne‘s 2002 breakout hit, “Complicated,” which Perry shared to Snapchat.

    Despite the furious songs, relations between Perry and Bloom seem warmer than ever as they approach their first anniversary as a couple. “They are planning a vacation for the holidays,” a source previously told PEOPLE.

    They even stirred up engagement rumors in late November when the singer was spotted wearing a diamond ring on that finger.

    “Orlando is very happy with Katy. They are not engaged yet, but are very serious,” added the insider, who also explained that Perry, 32, and Bloom, 39, have been focused on making their relationship work amid busy work schedules.

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    Alanis Morissette‘s ex manager has admitted to stealing over $5 million from the singer, as well as an additional $1.7 million from two other unnamed clients.

    Los Angeles prosecutors tell the Associated Press that Jonathan Todd Schwartz, 48, was charged Wednesday with wire fraud and filing a false tax return for failing to report the embezzled funds.

    According to the AP, Schwartz admitted to stealing millions from Morissette between May 2010 and January 2014, falsely listing the criminal withdrawals as “sundry/personal expenses.” When first questioned about the mismanagement by prosecutors, he initially claimed that he had invested in an illicit marijuana growing business.

    Morissette, 42, had sued Schwartz for his financial improprieties in the Los Angeles Superior Court last May, but the suit was ultimately settled. The terms were not disclosed, but Schwartz was reportedly suspended by his employers, GSO Business Management.

    Schwartz is due in the U.S. District Court on Feb 1 for this most recent legal battle. He faces up to 23 years in federal prison, though his plea bargain is likely to reduce the sentence to between four and six years.

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    Thieves pocketed approximately $2 million in jewelry from Alanis Morissette‘s home last week, TMZ first reported.

    On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department would not name Morissette — who lives in L.A.’s upscale Brentwood neighborhood — as a victim; however, the rep did confirm that “suspects made off with a safe containing approximately $2 million worth of jewelry and other items or property” from a Brentwood home on Feb. 9, adding that the victims were not home at the time of the incident.

    The “Hand in My Pocket” singer, 42, has not yet commented publicly on burglary, although she posted a cryptic message on Twitter Sunday that hinted that she is choosing to focus on the positive.

    “Sometimes, in sweet artistic forms, it is nice to know you are surrounded by so much goodness,” she wrote above a photo of footprints in the sand.

    The married mother of two was not home at the time of the heist, per TMZ, which first reported the news.

    RELATED VIDEO: Alanis Morissette Welcomes Daughter Onyx Solace

    The burglary marks the second time this year that the “Ironic” singer is in the news for being the victim of a crime. Last month, Morissette’s ex manager, Jonathan Todd Schwartz, admitted to stealing more than $5 million from the singer between May 2010 and January 2014, and falsely listing the criminal withdrawals as “sundry/personal expenses.”

    He was charged with wire fraud and filing a false tax return for failing to report the embezzled funds. He also reportedly stole an additional $1.7 million from two other unnamed clients.

    Reps for Morissette could not be reached for comment.

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    Alanis Morrissette‘s ex-manager was sentenced to six years in prisonon Wednesday for embezzling millions from the singer.

    Johnathan Schwartz pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and filing a false tax return in January, according to The Hollywood Reporter

    He admitted to stealing over $5 million from Morissette, as well as an additional $1.7 million from two other unnamed clients.

    According to the Associated Press at the time, the incidents occurred between May 2010 and January 2014, with Schwartz falsely listing the criminal withdrawals as “sundry/personal expenses.” When first questioned about the mismanagement by prosecutors, he initially claimed that he had invested in an illicit marijuana growing business.

    Schwartz will serve six years in prison along with $8.65 million in restitution, Variety reports. He will report for his prison sentence on July 11.

    The 47-year-old wept and apologized during the court hearing Wednesday, saying he took full responsibility for his behavior, according to The Chicago Tribune.

    “I alone am responsible for the devastation,” he said, adding: “I will spend the rest of my life asking for forgiveness.”

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    The Tribune reports Schwartz could have faced more than 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty, but Judge Dolly Gee suggested a sentencing guideline around five to six years.

    Morissette urged a harsher sentence in a victim statement at the hearing, the newspaper reports, saying he had stolen her trust and money.

    “He did this in a long, systematic, drawn-out and sinister manner,” she said.

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    Alanis Morissette grew up dreaming of being a mother, but what she didn’t expect was the devastating postpartum depression she suffered after the births of both her children.

    “There are days I’m debilitated to the point where I can barely move,” the singer — who’s still struggling with the illness 14 months after welcoming daughter Onyx Solace — tells PEOPLE exclusively in the latest issue. “As a kid, I imagined having children and being with an amazing partner. This is a whole other wrench I didn’t anticipate.”

    The Grammy winner, 43, had her first experience with PPD after giving birth to her now-6½-year-old son Ever Imre. She immediately began feeling symptoms of the disorder, including intense physical pain, insomnia, lethargy and “horrifyingly scary” visions of her family being harmed, and wasn’t diagnosed until 16 months later.

    Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter.

    RELATED VIDEO: Inside Alanis Morissette’s ‘Gnarly’ Home Birth: ‘I Think the Words Texas Chainsaw Massacre Were Used!’

    This time, she was prepared for the depression to return — and indeed, her PPD set back in “seconds later” after she gave birth to Onyx last June.

    “It’s very isolating,” she says. “I’m used to being the Rock of Gibraltar, providing, protecting and maneuvering. It had me question everything. I’ve known myself to be a really incredible decision-maker and a leader that people can rely on. I can barely decide what to eat for dinner.”

    Watch the full episode of Alanis Morissette: My Postpartum Battle, streaming now on People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to, or download the app for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Xumo, Chromecast, Xfinity, iOS and Android devices.

    RELATED GALLERY: Stars Who’ve Opened Up About Their Struggles with Postpartum Depression

    The Jagged Little Pill songstress — whose PPD is “four times worse” this time — is currently on a combination of medication and homeopathic therapies, exercising daily, working with therapists and channeling her struggles into music. “I wrote many, many songs over the last three months,” she says. “It was a song a day. I had to start writing songs, or I was going to implode.”

    While she tries to protect her children from PPD “because I don’t want it to be their burden,” her 7-year marriage to Mario “Souleye” Treadway has been challenged because of the illness.

    “My main priority is that I want to make sure both of my children are loved and bonded with and provided for,” she says. “Poor Souleye sometimes gets the dregs of my exhaustion at the end of the night. Even holding hands at this point is a deeply intimate experience.”

    FROM PEN: Ricki Lake Wants To Help Others Struggling With Depression After Her Ex-Husband’s Suicide


    RELATED: Mom Gets Candid About Postpartum Depression: “I Work Twice as Hard to Hide This Reality”

    The rapper, 37, has tried to be as supportive as possible, however, and the couple continue to find ways to bond — like watching Games of Thrones together.

    “I set him up to win as often as I can,” says Morissette, who’s continued creating content for her podcast. “He’s doing the best he can. I just basically say to him, ‘There’s an end to this, and I’m in the middle of it. I’m so sorry for not being able to be who you typically know me to be.’ ”

    The musician also refuses to stay silent about her postpartum depression. “The stigma remains in a really big way,” she says. “There’s this version of eye contact that I have with women who have been through postpartum depression where it’s this silent, ‘Oh my God, I love you. I’m so sorry.’ ”

    RELATED: Rasheeda Frost’s Blog: How I Came to Terms with My Postpartum Depression

    Most of all, Morissette is looking forward to feeling like herself again.

    “There are people who are like, ‘Where’s the old Alanis?’ and I just think, ‘Well, she’s in here. She’s having a minute,’ ” says the singer. “I just know that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and try not to beat myself up.”

    For resources on postpartum depression, Morissette recommends visiting the Postpartum Stress Center, Vantage Point Behavioral Health & Trauma Healing and Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute for more information. She also suggests reading This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin and The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman.

    For more on how Morissette is doing today and how she hopes to end the silent suffering of those struggling with PPD, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.

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    Alanis Morissette is “Head Over Feet” for her kids, but the process of getting them into her arms wasn’t exactly a “Hands Clean” kind of situation.

    The singer described the experience of her home birth with daughter Onyx Solace, now 14 months, to PEOPLE recently — including all the not-for-the-faint-of-heart gory details.

    “It was terrifying, but then once we heard her, and once she cried I pulled her up and she started breastfeeding, I was just like, ‘Ah,’ ” shares Morissette, 43. “It gets gnarlier and gnarlier. I think the words Texas Chainsaw Massacre were used when walked in. It’s pretty gnarly, but it’s not meant to be all clean and perfect. We are animals.”

    And “pain” isn’t even a strong enough word to describe the agony the singer was in. As she explains, “It’s like an 18-wheeler careening through your whole body. It’s beyond pain. I have a high tolerance for pain … this trumped all.”

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    RELATED VIDEO: Alanis Morissette Reveals Battle with Crippling Postpartum Depression That Took Hold Seconds After Daughter’s Birth


    Luckily, Morissette didn’t have to endure the pain for very long, as her daughter was born in under an hour — too quickly for her midwife and doula to arrive in time, meaning Dad Souleye had to step up in a big (and memorable) way.

    “Souleye caught Onyx. He was coaching me and I was coaching him,” she says of her husband, whose real name is Mario Treadway (the two also share son Ever Imre, 6½).

    “ came and we were, all three of us, just kind of stunned,” Morissette adds.

    RELATED: Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill Musical Will Hit the Stage in 2018

    “But I’d seen so many videos of women giving birth in water with dolphins and fields. I knew that the babies, when there’s a low-risk birth, come out in whatever way they come out,” says the Jagged Little Pill vocalist.

    “I thought it would take a few hours and it took literally 59 minutes. And she flew out,” Morissette continues. “And then, about half an hour later, everyone stormed in and they had their capes on and they just cleaned up and helped everything. I was just crawling for about two or three weeks because every time I stood up, I was going to pass out.”

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    The “Ironic” singer says her daughter has “been snugged up and eye contacted” since birth — something that Morissette doesn’t take for granted.

    “There used to be a church-and-state division between developmentalism and attachment theory and then attachment parenting, and they were very divided,” says the mom of two.

    “Over the last few years, I started participating in different organizations about the stages of development and relationality, and I begged them to come together because there’s the scientific, theoretical aspect of it and then there’s the direct eye contact, skin-on-skin, smelling each other’s heads … whether you can breastfeed or not, how they were born or not, love corrects everything,” Morissette explains.

    RELATED GALLERY: Alanis Morissette on Her Second Round of PPD, Plus More Stars Who’ve Opened Up About Postpartum Depression

    “It really is the most helpful thing during postpartum depression,” Morissette adds of love (she opened up in the same interview with PEOPLE about her own battle with the condition). “It scares me that narcissism is epidemic right now in the west, because one of the biggest healing factors in postpartum depression is a profound amount of empathy.”

    “Even if you can’t understand what is happening, in this case, in my body, or your loved one’s body,” she says. “I didn’t choose to have . If I could avoid, I would’ve at all costs.”

    Morissette admits she’s learned a lot about being a parent — particularly, how not to judge others doing the same. “Before I was a mom, I had a lot of opinions,” she says. “I was one of those horrifying younger women who had a lot of opinions for a woman who didn’t have a baby. And then, as soon as I had a child, I just shut my mouth and just celebrated any way a child comes into the world, any way a mom wants to do it: ‘How can I help?’ “

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    Alanis Morissette‘s highly anticipated musical, Jagged Little Pill, premieres onstage at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 5 and the singer-songwriter can’t help but show off her excitement.

    A a nod to her 1995 studio album of the same name, which won two Grammy Awards for album of the year and best rock album in 1996, Morissette wore five colorful tiny pill stud earrings by Allison Lou ($195 each) on her right ear while at rehearsals for the stage adaption of Jagged Little Pill.

    Morissette’s hit singles like “Ironic,” “You Oughta Know,” and “Hand in My Pocket” from the album are confirmed to be in the musical revamp (along with other hits from her larger body of work), which are being adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody and Tony-winning director Diane Paulus.

    #jaggedlittlepillthemusical #rehearsals #nyc 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻

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    Morissette first revealed plans for a stage adaption of her hit ’90s album in 2013.

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    “This team that has come together for this Jagged Little Pill musical is my musical theater dream come true,” Morissette said of the project in a release last year. “The chemistry between all of us is crackling and I feel honored to be diving into these songs again, surrounded by all of this searing talent. Diablo and Diane are already taking these deeply personal songs that are part of my soul’s marrow to a whole other level of hope, freedom, and complexity.”

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    The star has been working closely with Cody to craft a story revolving around “a modern and multi-generational family and their complex dynamics, touching on issues of gender identity and race.”

    Paulus said, “Jagged Little Pill defined a generation and yet the raw, emotional honesty of Alanis’ songs feels more needed now than ever. I am thrilled to be collaborating with Alanis and Diablo to unlock the theatrical power of this album.”

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    Alanis Morissette is celebrating breastfeeding by sharing an intimate throwback photo of herself feeding her daughter Onyx Solace.

    The singer, 44, shared a photo of herself smiling on Instagram with her husband Mario “Souleye” Treadway and their 7-year-old son Ever Imre sitting on either side of her.

    “happy #worldbreastfeedingweek❤❤❤,” she wrote in the caption. In the photo, Morissette is happily breastfeeding her daughter, who appeared to be a newborn.

    Onyx Solace is now 2 years old. The couple welcomed her in July 2016. 

    happy #worldbreastfeedingweek ❤❤❤

    A post shared by Alanis Morissette (@alanis) on Aug 6, 2018 at 10:37am PDT


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    This isn’t the first time Morissette has shared a photo of herself breastfeeding. In November 2016, she shared a photo in which she breastfed her then-4-month-old daughter with an “I Voted” sticker on her breast.

    RELATED VIDEO: Alanis Morissette Reveals Battle with Crippling Postpartum Depression That Took Hold Seconds After Daughter’s Birth

    In September 2017, the “You Oughta Know” singer told PEOPLE she struggled with postpartum depression months after her daughter was born.

    “There are days I’m debilitated to the point where I can barely move. As a kid, I imagined having children and being with an amazing partner. This is a whole other wrench I didn’t anticipate,” she said at the time.

    Morissette experienced PPD with her son, as well, and told PEOPLE the illness set back in “seconds” after she gave birth to Onyx.

    “It’s very isolating,” she said. “I’m used to being the Rock of Gibraltar, providing, protecting, and maneuvering. It had me question everything. I’ve known myself to be a really incredible decision-maker and a leader that people can rely on. I can barely decide what to eat for dinner.”

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    An eventful year for Alanis Morissette is ending on a sad note.

    The “Ironic” singer, 44, saw her Grammy-winning 1994 album Jagged Little Pill become a musical this spring, but she also recently had to say one of life’s hardest goodbyes.

    On Saturday, Morissette tweeted that her dog Leelee recently died.

    “Goodbye angel leelee. our souls are one. inconsolable. my girl. i love you,” the performer wrote on Twitter along with a photo of the canine.

    Morissette regularly posted sweet photos of Leelee with loving captions on her social media accounts.

    The little pooch is survived by his canine siblings Boogs and Circus.