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    Thursday, June 22, 2006

    Never Liked Her Music Anyway


    But this bit about Nelly Furtado is just weird:

    Singer NELLY FURTADO decided to dump her feminist, hippy image and transform herself into a sex bomb for the release of her new album LOOSE. The PROMISCUOUS singer wanted to create a sexier image and started wearing midriff-baring clothes and showing off sultry new dance moves.She explains, "I went through a feminist phase and read a lot of philosophical stuff. "Some of the male bashing brainwashed me for a bit so I stopped. I love men! "I'm just now catching up. My video choreographer taught me how to move in all these different ways. "I'm more at ease with my body than I've ever been."

    Huh?

    7 Comments:

    Blogger CrackerLilo said...

    You know, I like to dance and look good, and I like men, but the "feminist phase" of my life has lasted from the day I was told that girls don't play with trucks ("Watch me!") onward. It's sad that she thinks she needs to dumb herself down. The sad thing is, feminism is all about being at ease with yourself, including your body.

    The writer needs a sound smack upside the head, too.

    1:26 PM  
    Blogger EL said...

    I agree - only through feminism have I found it possible to "be who I am" or whatever. (And I do think there's a modicum of "authenticity" to this, but maybe I'm just trying to be post-postmodern.)

    6:45 PM  
    Blogger Bella Sultane said...

    Because you know, being sexy + sultry dance moves are mutually exclusive from being a feminist!

    Grrrr.

    9:31 PM  
    Blogger The Watcher said...

    Her record sales must be takin' a nose dive...

    10:02 PM  
    Blogger EL said...

    Bella, you forgot that feminism = unease with one's body, as well as man-hating.

    Cap'n Dyke, I think you've explained it once and for all.

    11:34 PM  
    Anonymous tekanji said...

    Wait, you mean I'M A MAN-HATER??? Oh, gods, why didn't anyone tell me? I guess all I can do is tell all my male friends that I hate them and listen to her new album... Hey, does this mean that I have to stop enjoying cock? Because I'd rather not give that up if I didn't have to.

    3:26 AM  
    Blogger Elinor said...

    I guess everybody finally got bored with her and her annoying music and she had to find some way to distinguish herself again.

    5:00 PM  

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