John Legend‘s new “You and I (Nobody in the World)” video begins with a familiar scene. As he sits on his bed, waiting, supermodel (and Legend’s wife) Chrissy Teigan stares straight ahead as she tucks her hair behind her ears, as if in front of a mirror.
This scene cuts to others of women, including Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox, as they brush their teeth, try on clothes and wipe their makeup off, taking in their reflection. Some look dismayed by what they see, which is heartbreaking. Others look pleased, as if they can hear Legend sing his words of encouragement: “You were fine in my eyes, a half and hour ago.” More »