WHAT DO YOU THINK AMERICA??
Canadian pop “star” Avril Lavigne has responded to accusations of racism in the music video for her new single, “Hello Kitty” with a response as lazy as the video itself.
“RACIST??? LOLOLOL!!!” she tweeted.
“I love Japanese culture and I spend half of my time in Japan. I flew to Tokyo to shoot this video specifically for my Japanese fans, WITH my Japanese label, Japanese choreographers AND a Japanese director IN Japan.”
If you’ve had the good sense to not watch said video, it stars Lavigne prancing about in a frilly skirt with cupcakes while referencing cutesy stereotypes of Japanese culture. Highlights include pretending to play a guitar with a “Tokyo” sticker on it, clapping like a toddler on amphetamines when presented with…
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