Lana Del Rey Responds to Criticism for Dragging Women of Color in Controversial Instagram Post

The singer-songwriter is called racist after she name-dropped women of color in music industry, including Beyonce Knowles, Nicki Minaj and Camila Cabello among others, while clapping back at anti-feminist accusations.

AceShowbiz - Lana Del Rey made headlines over her lengthy Instagram post in which she denied being an anti-feminist while name-dropping fellow musicians including Beyonce Knowles, Nicki Minaj and Camila Cabello among others. That prompted fans to call her racist for dragging them in her post.

Defending her remarks, Lana explained that this wasn't an issue in regards to women of color. "Bro. This is sad to make it about a WOC issue when I'm talking about my favorite singers. I could've literally said anyone but I picked my favorite f***ing people. And this is the problem with society today, not everything is about whatever you want it to be," she explained.

"It's exactly the point of my post - there are certain women that culture doesn't want to have a voice it may not have to do with race I don't know what it has to do with. I don't care anymore but don't ever ever ever ever bro- call me racist because that is bulls**t," she continued.

In a separate post, the "Lust for Life" singer shared, "And my last and final note on everything-when I said people who look like me-I meant the people who don't look strong or necessarily smart, or like they're in control etc. it's about advocating for more delicate personality, not for white woman-thanks for the Karen comments tho. V helpful."

In her original post, Lana slammed by critics who called out her provocative lyrics and musical explorations of domestic violence as "anti-feminist," writing, "Now that Doja Cat, Ariana, Camila, Cardi B, Kehlani, Nicki Minaj, and Beyonce have all had number ones about being sexy, wearing no clothes, f**king, cheating etc - can I please go back to singing about being embodied, feeling beautiful by being in love even if the relationship is not perfect, or dancing for money - or whatever I want - without being crucified or saying that I'm glamorizing abuse?"

Insisting she's being "honest and optimistic about the challenging relationships I've had," the "Venice B**ch" star went on to share, "There has to be a place in feminism for women who look and act like me - the kind of woman who says no but men hear yes - the kind of women who are slated mercilessly for being their authentic, delicate selves, The kind of women who get their own stories and voices taken away from them by stronger women or by men who hate women."

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