In Praise of Lana Del Rey

Singer Lana Del Rey speaks during a ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, August 6, 2019. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE ‘O ur culture is sick,” said Lana Del Rey, with unnerving accuracy, after being accused of racism for identifying a feminist double standard. After tumbling backward accidentally over a progressive tripwire, the 34-year-old singer-songwriter made no apologies. “I remain firm in my clarity and stance in that what I was writing about was the importance of self-advocacy for the more delicate and often dismissed, softer female personality,” she said in an Instagram video.

Good for her!

This (entirely pointless) controversy began when Del Rey argued for “the need for fragility in the feminist movement.” She pondered in an Instagram post why it was

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