Lorde Explains Why She Dissed Diplo’s “Tiny Penis”

Bianca Gracie | November 19, 2014 11:37 am

Straight after the odd insult-throwing between Lorde and Diplo, the “Yellow Flicker Beat” singer is now clearing the air. The two got into a Twitter exchange, where she stood up for BFF Taylor Swift after Diplo tweeted a Kickstarter link with the caption, “Get Taylor Swift A Booty.” In a new interview with The Fader, Lorde explains why she felt it was necessary to call the producer out on his nonsense:

I mean, I think often I say things and realize that Americans hear what I say differently to how I hear it. I love Wes and he’s a big brother to me and one of my first friends in the industry, and part of having a friendship with someone like that is not letting them say stupid shit. Taylor’s my friend as well, and I’m a girl, and if I see some weird body-shaming on my feed I’m going to be like, “Hey man…” We do still love each other, hopefully.

See what else Lorde had to say after the jump!

The singer continued, “I’ve been notoriously quiet my whole life. So it wasn’t until I started to be able to run a board meeting and direct people in the way I wanted things to go that I gained confidence as a leader. As a businessperson, I got confident in saying, ‘Hey, this is whack.'”

[via The Fader]

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