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Katy Perry & More Celebrities Slam Grammys 'Step Up' Comment About Women in Music

Katy Perry & More Celebrities Slam Grammys 'Step Up' Comment About Women in Music

The Recording Academy President Neil Portnow is receiving a ton of backlash after telling women to “step up” in response to the #GrammysSoMale controversy where most of the winners at the 2018 Grammys were men.

Celebrities like Katy Perry, Pink, Charli XCX, Iggy Azalea, Sheryl Crow, and more female entertainers have issued reactions over the statement that women need to step up their game in the music industry.

Click inside to read what celebrities are saying in response to the Recording Academy president’s choice of words…

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  • Stoni

    Calm down and focus on things that matter like animals.

  • moody

    whine whine whine complain complain complain. and bully the girl who won best new artist.

  • wearing

    isn’t that what you do when you see artists getting political? sit down, snowflake.

  • Becca

    Separate categories for male/female……are you kidding. What happened to “we are equal” “girlpower” etc. Measure all with the same stick and let the chips fall. So tired of we want equality but only if we win or come out on top. Clearly women aren’t ready for all the equality they claim to want. Go put on a pink pussy (cry baby) hat and march. You’re good at that.

  • Phil the Donahue

    they aren’t measured with the same stick if the voting is down by men and the awards are paid for by men. Yes, you start out at $15 grand just to maybe get nominated.

  • Becca

    Lolol. My bad. So FAKE AWARDS to go with the FAKE NEWS. But just like the FAKE #metoo “organic movement” the females all apparently know and still participate? So confusing….

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  • Political Outsider

    Just a bunch of whores anyway. Probably all blew Weinstein to get where they are

  • Legendary Trolly

    Lol @ “I wish the #Grammys would return to female/male categories” Yea but werent you birds complaining about being treated equally? But when you are, you get dominated by the men, then complain about not being good enough.

  • C.C.

    100,110′s