“The music business is corrupt… It’s full of nothing but vampires and pimps,” O’Connor said in an interview with TIME. “What was more important that came out of the Miley thing was being able to conversate about mental health and human rights.” (Nobody tell her that “conversate” isn’t a word.)
O’Connor continued: “I think she was actually very helpful. The two of us, without meaning to, did quite a good job in terms of creating conversation about something really, really important.”
She’s not far off: The debate about feminism, provocation and the internal politics of the music business was a worthwhile one, even if it was a pain to get there. Maybe next time, they can start that conversation with just one open letter.
[via Digital Spy
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