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Lana Del Rey Responds to Backlash for Comments About Her Critics

Lana Del Rey Responds to Backlash for Comments About Her Critics

Lana Del Rey is reacting to backlash.

The 35-year-old “Lust for Life” singer posted a series of comments explaining her thoughts further upon being met with criticism for a post earlier on Thursday (May 21), in which she name-checked stars like Beyonce, Kehlani and Ariana Grande while discussing how critics suggest she’s glamorizing abuse.

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“Bro. This is sad to make it about a WOC issue when I’m talking about my favorite singers. I could’ve literally said anyone but I picked my favorite f–king people. And this is the problem with society today, not everything is about whatever you want it to be. It’s exactly the point of my post – there are certain women that culture doesn’t want to have a voice it may not have to do with race I don’t know what it has to do with. I don’t care anymore but don’t ever ever ever ever bro – call me racist because that is bulls–t,” she wrote in one comment.

“When I said people who look like me – I meant the people who don’t look strong or necessarily smart, or like they’re in control etc. It’s about advocating for a more delicate personality, not for white woman – thanks for the Karen comments tho. V helpful,” she added.

“f–k off,” she simply hashtagged a post on her Instagram, complete with shots from her “Tropico” music video.

Check out Lana Del Rey‘s comments inside and see her original statement.

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