CAT FIGHT: Annie Lennox Bashes Beyonce, ‘Twerking is not Feminism’

Published on October 22, 2014

Annie also adds that modern music is ‘disturbing’ and ‘exploitative’. Check it out.

Annie Lennox does not seem to be a big fan of today’s young pop stars.

The legendary Scottish singer, who found fame as one half of the internationally acclaimed group the Eurythmics alongside Dave Stewart, was asked in a recent interview to further explain comments she made earlier this year that Beyonce was not a ‘feminist,’ but rather a ‘feminist lite.’

And Lennox did not hold back.

‘Listen, twerking is not feminism,’ said the 59-year-old artist.

It’s not – it’s not liberating, it’s not empowering. It’s a sexual thing that you’re doing on a stage; it doesn’t empower you. That’s my feeling about it.’

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‘The reason why I’ve commented is because I think that this overt sexuality thrust — literally — at particular audiences, when very often performers have a very, very young audience, like 7 years older, I find it disturbing and I think its exploitative. It’s troubling. I’m coming from a perspective of a woman that’s had children,’ she explained.

Read more: Daily Mail

 

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