The crass train wreck that launched a thousand memes – even if we didn’t watch the VMAs, we’ve all been subjected to Miley’s fun with the foam hand. Her performance is considered by some to be racially offensive, and I think we can all agree that we saw a little too much of Miss Cyrus. We’re all sick of it. And yeah, we all fully acknowledge that she’s maybe losing it
just a little bit completely. Let’s stop beating the poor, dead, zombie horse at this point, shall we?
Why isn’t Robin Thicke being roasted over the same fire?
Thicke is 36 and married and yet spent his stage time at the VMAs pelvic-thrusting behind a doubled-over 20 year old while singing “I know you want it” over and over. In the video for Blurred Lines (caution – so not safe for work), women are strutting around and fawning all over him sans-clothing. Completely naked – the same look that Miley’s nude bikini conjures. Do we really think that her look wasn’t at all inspired by his video, the video that totally objectifies women? (Also, can we please talk about why Thicke was channeling Beetle Juice?!)
I’m going to leave my rant here, but I’d like to know whether you agree or disagree. What do you think: Why are we skewering Miley for being a slut and an attention-whore but not calling out a man almost twice her age for the same thing?
P.S. This parody says it all about the “Blurred Lines” video. When you flip it around, it just seems kind of ridiculous, right? Hilarious!