On Monday, Lana del Rey was trending on social media because of her bizarre comments about inclusivity as part of her big album-cover reveal. We’ve known for a while now that Lana says dumb sh-t about race and politics and feminism, and at this point, I wish her publicist would encourage her to develop an air of mystery and silence. I’m pretty tired of trying to sort through her comments about how her (white) fragility needs to be protected, or how she has Black friends so she can’t be problematic. But until her publicist steps up, we’re getting interviews from Lana like this, where she talks herself into a MAGA corner, basically.
Lana Del Rey addressed the controversy surrounding her Chemtrails Over the Country Club album cover and the U.S. Capitol riot during a BBC Radio 1 interview Monday (Jan. 11). Del Rey chatted with Annie Mac about the lack of diversity on the album cover, which is a vintage black-and-white shot featuring her longtime girlfriends. The Norman F—ing Rockwell star told Mac she suspected the issue would arise once she unveiled it. “So when they actually started saying things, I responded and …read more