Hayley Kiyoko Criticizes the Lyrics of Rita Ora's 'Girls': 'Just Downright Tone-Deaf'

Hayley Kiyoko Criticizes the Lyrics of Rita Ora's 'Girls': 'Just Downright Tone-Deaf'

Hayley Kiyoko Criticizes the Lyrics of Rita Ora's 'Girls': 'Just Downright Tone-Deaf'

Rita Ora isn't one to shy away from talking about herself in public, but it turns out that there might be some things we didn't actually know about the singer.

Singer Hayley Kiyoko, whose fans famously call her "Lesbian Jesus, " took to Instagram on Friday to express her concerns about Rita Ora's new song "Girls" featuring Cardi B, Bebe Rexha, and Charli XCX.

While Rita has had public relationships with men including Rob Kardashian, Ricky Hil and Calvin Harris, she was rumoured to have hooked up with Cara Delevingne back in 2011, with Rita calling their relationship sexually ambiguous.

Then the song goes deeper-the lyrics don't point to experimentation, but rather offer plain and simple expressions of lady-loving action. Charli and Bebe's involvement was well known, but Rita didn't confirm Cardi was on the track until May 4.

"These past few years I've been so inspired by all the strong women I've seen who aren't afraid to be themselves", Ora said in a statement. That's gonna happen this summer, I know it!

The British hit-maker released this song "For those who aren't afraid to rule world", stating in an interview earlier this week that "this is our anthem". "A celebration of love". That's what this song represents to me every time I hear it'.

Rita Ora is probably best known here in the United States for her feature role on Iggy Azalea's "Black Widow", but she's much more popular in her native United Kingdom, where she scored top ten hits with her last three singles, including "For You", a duet with former One Directioner Liam Payne from the Fifty Shades Freed soundtrack.

Ora previously teamed up with Charli XCX on 2015's "Doing It", as well as Ora appearing on a remix of Charli's "After The Afterparty" the following year.

Kiyoko's heartfelt message concludes with "We can and should do better", making abundantly clear her feelings on how pop music should deal with bisexual themes - specifically, by taking a different route than "Girls".

And of course, Bardi didn't come play with you (word to Big Freedia) as she delivers the fun, yet savage bars about her love for the kitty kat.

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