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Avril Lavigne video reaps controversy over pop Asian images

New York Daily News - 23 Apr 2014
Avril Lavigne's new music video "Hello Kitty" has some hissing racism. "Not sure if this Avril Lavigne video is terrible, racist or terribly racist," podcast host @desusnice tweeted Tuesday. The upbeat and colorful video shows Lavigne, 29, wearing a ...
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What Exactly Is Going On With Kirin J. Callinan?

SPIN - 08 Nov 2017
Its frontman is former Boys Like Girls singer Martin Johnson, now a pop songwriter partially responsible for, among other things, Avril Lavigne'sHello Kitty.” This year, with just one song officially released, the Night Game toured the U.S. with John ...
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The Avril Lavigne death conspiracy theory is back to haunt us all

The Daily Dot - 15 May 2017
Flash forward to 2013: Lavigne released an overwhelming, kawaii-themed video for her track “Hello Kitty.” Not only was the video obnoxious and widely criticized for being full of cultural appropriation, it was a total departure from Lavigne's original ...
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Avril Lavigne Scoffs at Video Controversy: 'RACIST??? LOLOLOL!!!'

RollingStone.com - 24 Apr 2014
Following accusations that her latest video "Hello Kitty" objectifies Japanese culture, Avril Lavigne has responded on Twitter: "RACIST??? LOLOLOL!!! I love Japanese culture and I spend half of my time in Japan. I flew to Tokyo to shoot this video ...
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REVIEW: 'Neo Yokio' features stars, lacks ambition

Daily Free Press - 26 Sep 2017
While Japanese influence on U.S. culture has given us “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” “The Boondocks” and “Samurai Jack,” it's also led to embarrassments like Avril Lavigne'sHello Kitty” or Gwen Stefani's “Harajuku Girls.” So what to make of “Neo Yokio ...
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Googling Avril Lavigne Could Kill Your Computer

Access Hollywood - 19 Sep 2017
One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne ...
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Avril Lavigne's 'Hello Kitty' and the stereotypes of Japanese women

The Independent (blog) - 28 Apr 2014
I can't help but wonder, did Canadian singer and perpetual teenager Avril Lavigne remember when she came up with the concept for her new music video, Hello Kitty? Because there's something vaguely familiar about the video's four props - sorry, backing ...
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Corey Taylor Tells Chad Kroeger to Shut Up

Paste Magazine - 21 Jun 2017
If you're lost at that reference, let us remind you of something that probably took you years to forget; Kroeger helped pen his then-wife Avril Lavigne's song “Hello Kitty,” which has iconic lines like, “Let's all slumber party like a fat kid on a pack ...
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Miley Cyrus Channels Elvis in “Younger Now” Music Video

slantmagazine - 18 Aug 2017
The first single from Miley Cyrus's new album, “Malibu,” sparked a flurry of think pieces that both doubled down on the criticism that the singer has received over the years for her cultural appropriation of hip-hop signifiers while also rebuking her ...
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Avril Lavigne Plans Comeback For 2017

Noise11 - 27 Dec 2016
Avril, who was left bedridden for five months by the health problem, returned to the stage to perform Fly at the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles in July, 2015, and on Monday (26Dec16), the singer revealed she is ...
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Younger Now

slantmagazine - 04 Oct 2017
For the better part of the last decade, Miley Cyrus has been courting controversy in the most tiresome and banal of ways. Her reinventions have arrived like clockwork, from bewigged child star to tongue-wagging party girl to pansexual post-hippie. Now ...

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