Everyone needs to chill out about this harmless music video for Avril’s new single “Hello Kitty”. Admittedly, I am an Avril Lavigne fan. Since she debuted with the Song “Complicated” back in 2002, I’ve appreciated her music and artistic ability. This latest song is not necessarily my cup of tea but it’s not racist.
Here’s the video:
Folks are up in arms about the 4 Japanese girls featured in the background throughout the video and are saying that somehow they are being exploited. I guess they’re being as exploited as the girls in this Robert Palmer video:
Or how about Shania Twain exploiting the opposite sex in this video:
If Japanese people thought the video and song was Racist, they’d be banning it themselves. They’re not doing that. Nor are they going to. Not liking the song is one thing, but calling it racist, well, you’re looking for something that just ain’t there.
BTW… Songs that get “Banned” for one reason or another seem to do better for the artist for some reason. Just ask Garth Brooks. ~Bill