Copycats? Grace Jones BRAVELY bashed Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj for not having their own trends. Read on to see some controversial excerpts from Jones’ autobiography.
She is the 1970’s trailblazer who’s not afraid to walk around the city wearing only her lingerie and one of the most well-known controversial model, singer and actress during her time.
The 67-year-old A-list celebrity, Jones is once again making her way to different site headlines as her new autobiography “I’ll Never Write My Memoirs” includes some blasting opinions about this generation’s A-list Pop stars.
Jones, in her autobiography, pinpointed that these days, younger stars are just copying those who came before them—in short, they are just copycats and nothing more!
The “Slave to the Rhythm” artist accused different superstars of not having their own style, their own trends, that they just repeating what has been done before “instead of coming up with their own ideas and challenging the status quo.”
According to her autobiography printed in The Telegraph on Thursday, the star claimed that she have been so copied by those who have made a fortune. Adding that there were people who thought she was too open before because she wants money, but the truth is, she did those things for the dare, the excitement and the fact that it was new back then.
“I have been so copied by those people who have made fortunes, people assume I am that rich. But I did things for the excitement, the dare, the fact that it was new, not for the money, and too many times I was the first, not the beneficiary.”
Moreover, Jones also stated that those stars dress up as though they are challenging the status quo, but the truth is, by now, wearing those type of clothes, pulling those faces, exposing those breasts and tattoos and singing to those fractured, spastic melting beats—that is the status quo.
“Trends come along and people say ‘Follow that trend.’”
The Jamaican star noted that there’re moments like: ‘Be like Sasha Fierce, Miley Cyrus…Be like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Rita Ora and Sia or be like Madonna.’
In return, Jones fired back by saying she cannot be like them as those stars are already being like her.
Furthermore, Jones compared herself to some of the young and new superstars nowadays as she pointed out some significant moments where she was copied.
First is Rihanna and her body-painting moment. Jones said that she already did that before with Keith Haring, and the only difference was Rihanna wore a painted bodysuit while hers was painted directly on her body
“I don’t even know if she knows that what she’s doing comes from me, but I bet you the people styling her know. They know the history.” – The Telegraph
She also noted Beyonce’s Sasha Fierce [Bey’ old persona] by saying that she seems lost in finding her own persona and that she doesn’t care at all if she dress up, but not to the point where Bey dances like Madonna.
“… almost immediately, copying someone else, it was like she had forgotten what it was about her that could be unique.”
Other than expressing her side about this generation’s pop-stars, according to Entertainment Tonight, Grace Jones also vocally warns that if today’s celebrities don’t have long-term goals in life, it will definitely lead to quick burnout for pop stars.
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