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Joy Villa Wore The Grammys Dress Nobody Expected To See

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Most of us could count on this year's Grammys to have its fair share of political statements.

From Katy Perry's ode to the Hillary Clinton pantsuit to Beyoncé's message of unity and social justice during her acceptance speech, celebrities weren't afraid to speak their minds.

But many likely didn't see this kind of statement making its way down the red carpet.

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I know what you're thinking: "It's just a white mumu-type thing! With a heart clutch! Is this a tribute to "The Young Pope"? I really don't get what the big dea—

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Let that sink in.
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Let that sink in.

Annnnd the back view.

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Joy Villa, a singer and self-described feminist who describes her platform as "one of love," has a history of wearing head-turning outfits, including a dress made out of a snow fence that she wore to the Grammys in 2015. This particular getup, however, obviously struck up more controversy than a plastic fence and free boob combo ever could.

Villa stayed unapologetic, tweeting with pride after the event:

Go big, or go home. You can either stand for what you believe or fall for what you don't. …

Twitter: @Joy_Villa

And some people were in full support:

.💞@Joy_Villa💞 Magnificent! You have stolen the hearts of millions of #patriots all over the #USA! #fearless…

very much respect goes out to Joy Villa for standing up for her beliefs at the #GRAMMYS

Remember when people said Meryl Streep's speech was "brave"? Naw. What @Joy_Villa did at #TheGrammys in a crowd full of leftists, is brave.

Others, on the other hand, were not having it.

The internet wins again. #GRAMMYs #JoyVilla

Worst Dress Award goes to Joy Villa. #GRAMMYs

@Joy_Villa imagine choosing to end your career before anyone even knew who you were

Y'all I found her account. She's a know Grammy's red carpet troll. @Joy_Villa

Hate it or love it, at least every year we can count on Villa to #MakeGrammysFashionWeirdAgain.

(Honorable mention goes to Cee Lo Green's gold-dipped lucha libre look.)

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