Annie Lennox Slams Beyonce!

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Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and philanthropist Annie Lennox made a bold statement following Beyonce’s epic 16-minute 2014 MTV VMA performance in a new interview with LGBT website PrideSource.

“I would call that ‘feminist lite,” Lennox said. “L-I-T-E. I’m sorry. It’s tokenistic to me. I mean, I think she’s a phenomenal artist — I just love her performances — but I’d like to sit down (with her). I think I’d like to sit down with quite a few artists and talk to them. I’d like to listen to them; I’d like to hear what they truly think.” The legendary singer also called out other female artists saying, “I see a lot of it as them taking the word hostage and using it to promote themselves, but I don’t think they necessarily represent wholeheartedly the depths of feminism — no, I don’t. I think for many it’s very convenient and it looks great and it looks radical, but I have some issues with it. I think it’s a cheap shot. I think what they do with it is cheap and … yeah. What can I tell you? Sex always sells. And there’s nothing wrong with sex selling, but it depends on your audience. If they’re 7-year-old kids, I have issues with it.”

However, Beyonce did explain her viewpoint on gender equality in an essay called A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From the Brink; penning the piece for The Shriver Report (Maria Shriver’s nonprofit) this past January– stating “Humanity requires both men and women, and we are equally important and need one another,” she added. “We have to teach our boys the rules of equality and respect, so that as they grow up, gender equality becomes a natural way of life. And we have to teach our girls that they can reach as high as humanly possible.”

Beyonce’s song Flawless includes a sampling from Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who delivered a powerful speech on the topic of feminism. Adichie ended her speech with her definition of Feminist: “A person who believes in the social, political, economic equality of the sexes.”

 

Paula Patton GET YO HUSBAND!

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Robin Thicke’s MTV VMA performance was what some might say…. uncomfortable…. and the behavior since then is getting a little more uncomfortable considering he is a married man. A new photo has surfaced of Thicke groping a blonde woman named Lana Scolaro.

CeleBuzz reports:

Socialite Lana Scolaro tells CB! the photo-op happened as she snuck over to the DJ booth during the MTV VMA after party last Sunday. But it wasn’t the first time the two ran into each other.

“We have mutual friends in common. I actually met him a week before the after party,” she told Celebuzz.

“I was actually going over to the DJ booth and he followed me. His security guard took the photo and said, ‘you guys make a cute couple.’”

The only thing is — the “Blurred Lines” singer is married to stunning actress Paula Patton.

“I knew his hand was on my butt. I posted it on Instagram and didn’t notice the reflection. But someone noticed it and commented.”

“I didn’t think it would cause this much drama. I didn’t know it would be all over everything like this,” she added.

Well maybe it doesn’t bother Paula that he groped the woman’s booty in the photo or that Miley rubbed his package– so we have to ask…

Inappropriate for a married man?

MTV VMA’s Recap

5.) New singles performed

Wig changing, dancing, and bikini clad Lady Gaga killed it with the opening of the show with her new single “Applause.”
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Katy Perry ended the show with “Roar” on a boxing ring stage in New York City
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4.) Taylor Swift put One Direction’s Harry Styles on blast when she won her award for “Trouble” stating “you know who you are.”
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3.) Kanye West performed a measly 2 minutes. (Not enough time for Yeezus)
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2.) Justin Timberlake tore the roof off with his performance singing his old and new singles with the reunion of NSYNC while accepting the Michael Jackson award.
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1.) AWKWARD ALERT: Miley Cyrus “twerk” on Robin Thicke and rub all over him during their performance
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