Lana Del Rey has discovered herself in scorching water (once more) after posting footage of protesters in Los Angeles with out blurring or overlaying their faces to guard their id.
Earlier this weekend (Might 31), Del Rey took to the streets of LA to hitch one of many many protests occurring around the globe in help of #BlackLivesMatter. The protests are in search of justice for George Floyd and the various different African American victims of police brutality.
In a since-deleted video posted to Instagram, she allegedly shared footage of protesters and folks looting. Del Rey allegedly zoomed in on the protesters, leaving their identities uncovered.
“.@LanaDelRey please take away your instagram publish it’s harmful as f–okay and a really poor selection of moments to publish,” Kehlani wrote in a since-deleted tweet.
“by all means protest, however DO NOT endanger folks along with your very large platform. oh and switch your f–kin feedback on man.”
Tinashe additionally took to Twitter, writing, “@LanaDelRey why the fuck are you posting folks looting shops in your web page actually WHAT IS YOUR PROBLEM.”
She then thanked Lana for reportedly deleting the video.
@LanaDelRey thanks for eradicating your publish!!!!!!!!!!!
— TINASHE (@Tinashe) Might 31, 2020
Nonetheless, Kehlani later mentioned that Lana allegedly re-posted a model of the offending video through which protestors’ faces had been nonetheless seen.
“i used to be advised the publish was deleted and that was my level so i deleted the tweet however i suppose it’s not deleted it’s simply reposted?” Kehlani wrote.
“leaving it up on my story however hopefully if she will get sufficient dm’s she’s going to take it utterly down.”
i used to be advised the publish was deleted and that was my level so i deleted the tweet however i suppose it’s not deleted it’s simply reposted ? leaving it up on my story however hopefully if she will get sufficient dm’s she’s going to take it utterly down.
— Kehlani (@Kehlani) Might 31, 2020
Lana Del Rey confronted big backlash final month following a publish through which she known as out a number of Black feminine artists and hit again at claims she was “glamorizing abuse”.
“Now that Doja Cat, Ariana, Camila, Cardi B, Kehlani and Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé have had quantity ones with songs about being horny, carrying no garments, fucking, dishonest, and many others,” she wrote, “can I please return to singing about being embodied, feeling stunning by being in love even when the connection is just not good, or dancing for cash – or no matter i would like – with out being crucified or saying that I’m glamorising abuse???????”
Following criticism, Del Rey doubled down on her message, saying that she’s “not the enemy” and “positively not racist.”
In one other Instagram publish, she introduced that her new album is titled ‘Chemtrails Over The Nation Membership’ and might be out September 5.