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Lily Allen's "Hard Out There"

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There has been a lot of hype recently about Lily Allen's latest song, Hard Out There. It makes quite a bold statement about the objectification and hypersexualization of women in media and music. Some people absolutely love the song, and some are horribly dissappointed.

Here is a really interesting article from Scarleteen that addresses why the music video can be interpreted as quite controversial and insulting (especially with regard to racism and slut-shaming: 

In case you haven't seen the video, it's definitely worth a watch! You can check it out here:

P.s. Check out ari_hall's post too! 

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