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Sydney Sweeney responded to the controversy surrounding her appearance in The Rolling Stones’ “Angry” video. This is what she said.
Sydney Sweeney and The Rolling Stones They collaborated in 2023 by bringing us the official video for the song “Angry”, which was the first single from the band’s new album titled Hackney Diamonds.
For many, it was interesting to see one of the new faces of Hollywood starring in a clip for a legendary band of that caliber. However, for another sector of the public, the music video had a questionable degree of sexual objectification.
In that sense, one of the comments that resonated the most on the internet was that of Damon Albarn himself. As you may remember, the Blur and Gorillaz vocalist went all out against Mick Jagger and company, precisely mentioning some discontent about how Sydney Sweeney appeared in that audiovisual.
“I saw this horrible music video that shows them at different stages of their lives on billboards. And this young woman objectified. What the hell is this? There is something completely disconnected“Albarn said at the time.
Sydney Sweeney responds to being objectified in The Rolling Stones video
Just as with Damon, the reactions on the Internet about the video of Sydney Sweeney and The Rolling Stones –launched last September– were varied… And comments about alleged reification were not lacking in the conversation.
But the actress herself Euphoria He has taken the time to answer about it. In a recent interview with Glamor magazine, Sydney mentioned that she had creative freedom to choose what clothes to wear. “I felt hot… I chose my own outfit from many racks of clothes. “I felt so good about that.”he mentioned.
Questions about the actress being a feminist
Sydney Sweeney detailed in the same talk that she has been questioned about whether she is a feminist. His response to these questions was that there is a lot of empowerment in accepting ourin addition to saying that he was never asked to move or act a certain way for The Rolling Stones video.
“One of the questions I get is, ‘Are you a feminist?’ I find empowerment in embracing the body I have. That’s sexy and strong, and I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that.
“I’m in a Rolling Stones video. How cool and iconic is that? I felt so good. All the moves, everything he did was freestyle. I mean, who else can ride on the roof of a convertible driving down Sunset Boulevard with a police escort?”
Sydney Sweeney for Glamor Magazine UK