back to top
Celebrity

Pop Singer Willa Ford Blames 9/11 For Her Failed Music Career

"I know that sounds silly, but it really fell to the wayside."

Posted on

If that doesn't refresh your memory, then the one hit that shot her to fame will:

View this video on YouTube

youtube.com

Willa's music video for her 2001 single "I Wanna Be Bad."

Advertisement
Advertisement

Since taking a break from music, Willa has set her eyes on acting. She's had several film and television roles, including portraying Anna Nicole Smith in a Lifetime biopic.

Although she says she's not ready to make a comeback just yet, Willa looks to Kylie Minogue for inspiration. According to Willa, Kylie took a step back from music for 20 years after making her big return.

UPDATE:

Willa released the following statement to People regarding her 9/11 comment:

In a recent interview with Billboard, I made a comment about the release of a single by my record label on September 11, 2001, where I stated Everything that happened that day froze; the world stood still as it should have. During the past day, other news outlets have taken the liberty to say that I somehow blamed 9/11 for my song not taking off … this could not be further from the truth.

It was meant to be an inspirational piece about how the universe sent me in a new and different direction, one that has led me to success and joy in other areas of my personal and professional life.

Promoted