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Lily backed by Jameela

Nov 16 2013, 4:57pm CST | by Bang Showbiz

Lily Allen is being backed by radio presenter Jameela Jamil over racism accusations. The 28-year-old singer, whose latest video for her comeback 'Hard Out Here' features a group of black women...

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Lily backed by Jameela

Nov 16 2013, 4:57pm CST | by Bang Showbiz

Lily Allen is being backed by radio presenter Jameela Jamil over racism accusations.

The 28-year-old singer, whose latest video for her comeback 'Hard Out Here' features a group of black women jiggling their bottoms, hit back saying she did not choose the dancers because of their skin colour - and now Jameela is defending her.

The Radio 1 chart show host wrote on her blog: "I can count four black girls and three white girls, not to mention Lily, who is fully involved in all of the licking, flicking and twerking.

"It is almost racist to discount the girls who aren't black. It's just a bunch of women from all backgrounds dancing provocatively as they have for years."

The 27-year-old also doesn't believe the video used female exploitation as "shock value in the guise of satire".

She said: "The whole video is such an obvious and outrageous parody. She is merely making the obvious point that women are exploited in music videos. Which of course they are," Jameela mentioned Nelly's 'Hot' and Ludacris's 'Area Codes' videos as existing examples.

She added: "Some of you say that she has further perpetuated the problem by again sexualising girls and having them all twerking in slow motion with champagne pouring down their lithe bodies.

"But how else can you show what you are revolting against, without SHOWING IT?"

Jameela further argued: "When we watch films about murder and kidnapping, we know that we are being shown the horror of an act. We don't expect Liam Neeson to just sit there for two hours and describe how bad it is... We need to SEE it. For impact."

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Murray Chalmers PR expands - Sarah Henderson promoted to GM

Aug 29 2014 9:16am CDT | Source: Music Week

Murray Chalmers PR has told Music Week that will be increasing its work in the brands and events space, as the company promotes the popular Sarah Henderson (née Pritchard) to the position of general manager. Elsewhere, Jon Bills is promoted to PR manager, completing a refreshed company structure that includes Frazer Lawton as senior publicist, Craig Thomas as publicist and Georgia Hyne as PR co-ordinator ...
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4 days ago

Lily Allen shares snap of Kate Bush gig on Twitter defying singer's request + concert review

Aug 27 2014 11:09am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Lily Allen proudly posted a picture of Kate Bush's show from the London Hammersmith Apollo last night.Bush had asked fans not to take photos or film during the shows - and, unusually, for a modern concert, they respected her wishes.She had said: "We have purposefully chosen an intimate theatre setting rather than a large venue or stadium."It would mean a great deal to me if you would please refrain from taking photos or filming during the shows."I ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
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1 week ago

Famous Wardrobe Malfunctions

Aug 19 2014 12:12pm CDT | Source: ZimBio

Lily Allen gave the audience more than they bargained for during a festival, but she's defin ...
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1 week ago

Oh hi Lily Allen

Aug 19 2014 10:15am CDT | Source: Celebslam.com

Lily Allen performing during Day 2 of the V Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, England (8/17) Lily Allen performed at the V Festival in Chelmsford, England over the weekend, and her nipple was popping out pretty much the... ...read full story ...
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1 week ago

Earl Sweatshirt Says He Doesn’t Need to Watch Taylor Swift’s New Video to Know It’s ‘Inherently Offensive and Ultimately Harmful’

Aug 19 2014 9:46am CDT | Source: 92.3 NOW

By Shannon Carlin Taylor Swift dances a lot in her new video for her latest single “Shake It Off.” She tries out ballet, does a little interpretive dance and even gets a little futuristic á la Lady Gaga. But it’s the shots of her trying to twerk and then crawling underneath a slew of African American women as they twerk that has some people calling foul. So now the real question is, can Taylor shake this off? Related: Taylor Swift Premieres N ...
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1 week ago

Earl Sweatshirt Says He Doesn’t Need to Watch Taylor Swift’s New Video to Know It’s ‘Inherently Offensive and Ultimately Harmful’

Aug 19 2014 9:44am CDT | Source: WNKS-FM Kiss 95.1

By Shannon Carlin Taylor Swift dances a lot in her new video for her latest single “Shake It Off.” She tries out ballet, does a little interpretive dance and even gets a little futuristic á la Lady Gaga. But it’s the shots of her trying to twerk and then crawling underneath a slew of African American women as they twerk that has some people calling foul. So now the real question is, can Taylor shake this off? Related: Taylor Swift Premieres New Song ‘Shake It Off,’ A ...
Source: WNKS-FM Kiss 95.1   Full article at: WNKS-FM Kiss 95.1
 

 
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1 week ago

Earl Sweatshirt Says He Doesn’t Need to Watch Taylor Swift’s New Video to Know It’s ‘Inherently Offensive and Ultimately Harmful’

Aug 19 2014 9:44am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

By Shannon Carlin Taylor Swift dances a lot in her new video for her latest single “Shake It Off.” She tries out ballet, does a little interpretive dance and even gets a little futuristic á la Lady Gaga. But it’s the shots of her trying to twerk and then crawling underneath a slew of African American women as they twerk that has some people calling foul. So now the real question is, can Taylor shake this off? Related: Taylor Swift Premieres New Song ‘Shake It Off,’ Announces A ...
Source: Houston's Hot Hits   Full article at: Houston's Hot Hits
 

 
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1 week ago

Lily Allen Nip Sip Captivates World (PIC)

Aug 19 2014 9:29am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Lily Allen accidentally flashed her nipple during a performance at the V Festival in England over the weekend. The singer was wearing a silver jumpsuit and no bra. Whether it was a proper “wardrobe malfunction” or simply a case of poor planning, at one point Allen’s breast became very visible. People noticed. Allen did not seem to care. If you’re so inclined, click here to see Allen’s naked nipple. ...
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1 week ago

Taylor Swift Video Slammed as “Offensive, Harmful” to African-Americans: Who Said It?

Aug 19 2014 8:19am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Taylor Swift has come out with a new song titled "Shake It Off." In a Yahoo Live Stream chat yesterday, the singer explained this track as a sort of Eff You to the haters, saying she's learned not to grow “bitter” or “insane” over personal slights. And now here comes Earl Sweatshirt to see if Swift really means that. The rapper wrote on Twitter last night that Swift’s video (which partially features her dancing along ...
Source: The Hollywood Gossip   Full article at: The Hollywood Gossip
 

 
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1 week ago

Taylor Swift releases first video off new album: does she have a race problem?

Aug 19 2014 6:35am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Here ^^ is the new cover for Taylor Swift’s new album. She’s been teasing the crap out of her album launch for weeks now, and every radio station was promoting her “live announcement” on Yahoo about the album, blah, you get the idea. So, what did she announce? Her album is called 1989, the year of her birth, and the album is heavily influenced by the music of the 1980s, according to Swifty. Classic Guns ‘n Roses, I would hope. Bu ...
Source: Celebitchy.com   Full article at: Celebitchy.com
 

 

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