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

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

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

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


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.


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.