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What Is Hailee Steinfeld's Song Actually About?

"I'm gonna touch the pain away!"

By now, you've probably heard and totally bopped to Hailee Steinfeld's song "Love Myself."

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A lot of people think this song is the masturbation anthem of the year, with particularly evocative lines like this one:

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Like... she's wearing a shirt that says "Self Service!"

But in a recent interview with Noisey, Steinfeld said that for her, "the song just has a really strong self-empowerment message, and whether you take that as something physical or not, it basically means the same thing."

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  1. So, is this song about ~something physical~?

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So, is this song about ~something physical~?
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    Um, yeah this song is definitely about masturbation.
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    No way! Get your mind out of the gutter, it's about self-empowerment.
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    It's about both! Masturbation is a form of empowerment ;)

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