Dua Lipa says she does not have a “musical alter ego”

The singer also addressed her controversy after the Grammy ceremony last year. Photo: . | .

The use of alter egos in the music scene is usually a way in which the artist protects his own personality by not exposing himself on stage or, as part of his own act, presents a more exaggerated and dramatized version of himself.

Artists like Eminem, Beyoncé or even the rock legend David Bowie they would have made use of these « alternate personalities » when presenting some of their albums, changing or transforming them as the musical material evolves.

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British singer Dua Lipa She recently discussed this issue in a recent interview, arguing that she does not possess any alter ego when introducing herself to her fans. « I do not have two personalities, an alter ego who attends the stage, » he would comment to Rolling Stone magazine.

I’ve never had that problem of saying ‘I’ll be this character today, or this is what I’ll play, or this is the role I’ll take.’ It’s difficult for me to make up stories.

During that same conversation, the singer would also address the controversy and negative comments she received last year, when at the end of the awards ceremony Grammy, some videos emerged on social networks in which she, in the company of other artists, attended a strip club.

The artist was captured with Lizzo and Lil nas X in the place, receiving a great deal of criticism that pointed to her as « anti feminist » and in favor of the « exploitation of women ». « I feel that if you are a feminist, you should also support women in all fields of work, » she would comment.

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“We must support sex workers, we must believe that work is their choice and their right. It seems a bit hypocritical, I think, for people to choose how they should support women when it suits them. It is another form of misogyny, which derives from a male perspective ”, he concludes.