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Sisqo Says That 'Thong Song' Boosted Victoria's Secret Sales

Sisqo is best known for his smash hit single “Thong Song” and nearly 20 years after its release, he’s opening up about the song’s effect on thong sales.

The 41-year-old singer says that his song helped boost Victoria’s Secret sales by 80% and he missed out on a partnership opportunity with them because he didn’t act quickly enough.

“Once I realized how big the song was, I was like we need to go and talk to Victoria’s Secret. But everything was moving so fast, it got away from us. By the time the song had blown up, we went to go have a meeting with Victoria’s Secret,” Sisqo said in a new interview to celebrate the song’s 20th anniversary.

“They were like, ‘As much as we love the song, and you seem like a great guy … but thong sales have already gone up 80%.’ They had got their bag already. But fast forward 20 years later and we laughed all the way to the bank too,” he added.

READ MORE: Sisqo Marries Longtime Girlfriend Elizabeth Pham!

Sisqo Marries Longtime Girlfriend Elizabeth Pham!

Sisqo is a married man!

The 39-year-old “Thong Song” crooner tied the knot with longtime love Elizabeth Pham on Friday (August 17) in Minneapolis, Minn., Us Weekly reports.

The “intimate Catholic service” took place at a venue that was “kinda like a castle-ish from the outside,” Sisqo told the outlet.

The ceremony was attended by members of Sisqo‘s R&B group Dru Hill as well as Tao, who sang “A Ribbon in the Sky” as the couple lit their unity candle.

“It was one of those things where it’s like she’s my best friend,” Sisqo shared. “And it was kinda like … you know, maybe I need to figure out how to make this more permanent before she wakes up and realizes how crazy I am.”

He added that the duo has “known each other for like, a long time,” saying they “were kinda dating like on and off for a while … maybe 15 years.”

Sisqo proposed soon after their after their daughter was born in 2014.

Congratulations to the newlyweds!

Sisqo & Jcy Release New Verison of Hit 'Thong Song' Music Video, Download, & Lyrics - Watch Now!

Sisqo is bringing his hit “Thong Song” back to life!

The 41-year-old hip-hop artist teamed up with Norwegian DJ trio Jcy to release an updated EDM version of his 1999 hit song.

In the newly released music video, Sisqo and Jcy went spring break-themed in Miami as tons of bikini-wearing ladies showed off their booties in thongs as they run around the beach.

“I’ve been asked so many times over the years to make a new version of ‘Thong Song,’ and I have declined every time until I heard the new version that Jcy did,” Sisqo told Buzzfeed. “I thought it was dope and figured maybe it was time to put some new rims on the Bugatti.”

You can download Jcy and Sisqo‘s new song off of iTunes here.

Watch the music video below!


JCY – Thong Song (feat. Sisqo) – Official Music Video

Check out the lyrics for the new “Thong Song” inside…More Here! »

Sisqo Lookalike Confused Everyone at New York Fashion Week

Some designers thought that Sisqo was at their fashion shows during New York Fashion Week, but it was actually just a lookalike who confused event organizers!

The lookalike was spotted in the front rows at the Vivienne Tam (pictured here) and Philipp Plein shows this week. He was also spotted at Kanye West‘s Yeezy show, according to Page Six.

The identity of the lookalike was reportedly discovered when he tried to board a private jet to the Caribbean with a wealthy New Yorker and his passport revealed his name to be Gavin Barnes and his birth year to be 1986. Sisqo‘s real name is Mark Althavean Andrews and he was born in 1978.

“I never said I was Sisqó. People thought I was him, and that wasn’t cool,” Gavin told Page Six. He denies that he posed as the “Thong Song” singer to get into the shows.

The real Sisqo is aware of the lookalike popping up at fashion week and he has posted “Datz not me” on pictures of the lookalike on Instagram.

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