Lana Del Rey Fires Back at Critics Who Claim She's "Glamorizing Abuse"

Social media reacts to Lana Del Rey's latest statement about her not glamorizing abuse in her music after she name drops other artists

No official details are now available, but a follow-up Instagram post featured NFR! producer and co-writer Jack Antonoff.

The 34-year-old "Born to Die" singer released a lengthy statement on Instagram Thursday, addressing criticism her music has received, including accusations that she is "glamorizing abuse". 'Question for the culture, ' one Instagram user wrote, referencing how she started her post, 'this whole wording and name dropping and criticising other female artists was so not needed especially when women of colour are at the top of the charts'.

That would typically be good news to an entertainer-in this case Lana Del Rey-but in this case, much of the attention was negative, reports the Daily Dot.

Lana added: 'I'm just a glamorous person singing about the realities of what we are all now seeing are very prevalent emotionally abusive relationships all over the world'.

Lana then continued say " Can I please sing again about being incarnated feeling attractive in love if the relationship is not flawless or dancing for money, or whatever you want, without being crucified or saying that I am glamorizing abuse?"

Del Rey said she is "not not a feminist" and is looking for a place in feminism for "women who look and act" like her.

"With all of the topics women are finally allowed to explore I just want to say over the last ten years I think it's pathetic my minor lyrical exploration detailing my sometimes submissive or passive role in my relationships has often made people say I've set women back hundreds of years", she continues. It has a long text, in which she is brutally honest about her views. She also addressed the double standard she has experienced as a woman in the music industry. She is famous for themes of tragic romance and glamour in her music.

The singer will be detailing more of her feelings on the subject in her next two poetry books with Simon and Schuster, the proceeds of which will go towards Native American foundations.

In the message, she also revealed that her next album, the follow-up to 2019's Grammy-nominated "Norman F***ing Rockwell", will be released on September 5.



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