He’s done it again! After ruling the airwaves for months with “All of Me,” romantic crooner John Legend released the new music video for his emotional tune “You & I,” and, naturally, it’s beautiful and touching.
Starting off the four-minute clip with his Sports Illustrated cover model wife Chrissy Teigen, Legend then shows clips of beautiful, everyday women. From a young girl with Down syndrome to an older breast cancer survivor, the Grammy winner offers a diverse look at all different kinds of beauty in women of all shapes and sizes.
About halfway through the clip, transgender Orange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox poses, taking off her makeup for a fresh-faced look.
Legend explained his thought process behind the ballad during a concert in Los Angeles in May.
“When I wrote this song I was thinking about when Chrissy and I go on date night,” he told the audience. “Sometimes there’s all this pressure to look so good. This song is just letting her know that even before all of the makeup and all those fancy clothes, she’s already perfect in my eyes.”