Also………tomorrow I’m going to take my meds, be 100% focused, and draw till my hand falls off cause I haven’t drawn ANYTHING in 5 days (I’ve been reasonably busy don’t hurt me;;;;;;)
I want a phone cover but I can’t decide which one to get…………
he knows his time among us is over
Robin Thicke is unapologetic about how rapey ‘Blurred Lines’ is, meanwhile the dude who parodied it issues a public apology for one word.
And that is just one reason why I love Weird Al.It’s great that he’s addressed this but are we really supposed to believe that NO ONE during the extremely lengthy processes of writing a song, recording it, mastering it and animating the music video wouldn’t have brought it up?
Excuse me but how the hell is spastic even remotely insulting?
So I just recently learned that in the UK calling someone spastic means the same thing as calling someone retarded, only much worse.
If it makes people in the UK feel any better, people in the US literally do not know this (like literally no one I have ever met and/or know). Here being spastic is usually meant to mean something along the lines of acting like a hyper-active child (like running around in circles yelling just because they feel like it please be quiet for just 2 minutes type of child). NOBODY here uses it as a slur.
Since Weird Al is a US musician and the US music industry is pretty non-international, yeah actually I think its entirely possible that none of the people who worked on this song actually knew that spastic was considered an awful slur in some parts of the world.
And I’m like 99.9999% sure that Weird Al is genuinely very sorry that he was accidentally offensive.
Reblogging this here because I had complaints sent to my inbox when I reblogged “Word Crimes” a few days ago.
Oh, and before anyone asks: this tweet is 100% real.
Weird Al is not only a talented musician, but he is a genuinely good person who is anything but unprofessional. Mega props to him.
"fake gamer girl"
because i would totally spend 60 bucks on something i don’t want just so i can impress a boy and his penis