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Avril Lavigne Just Put Out The Most Cringeworthy Music Video Of The Year

UPDATE: Avril claims the video wasn't racist because she's been to Japan before.

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This is the video for "Hello Kitty," the newest single from Avril Lavigne.

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Also, from a cultural standpoint, people aren't exactly psyched about Avril appropriating Japanese kawaii culture.

Avril calls her song Hello Kitty + asian backup dancers, Im sorry but if she werent so vapid Id call it racist but she dont know any better

CoMa@iamnotcoma

Avril calls her song Hello Kitty + asian backup dancers, Im sorry but if she werent so vapid Id call it racist but she dont know any better

01:45 PM - 22 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

the only thing i enjoyed about avril's hello kitty song was the pastel colours lmao tat video was damn racist

moe moe kyun@shizumeme

the only thing i enjoyed about avril's hello kitty song was the pastel colours lmao tat video was damn racist

12:51 PM - 22 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

ok avril lavigne's new song and video is just racist and ew ew ew NO WHY DO YOU WHITE ARTISTS DO THIS

thatmiranda@TheMirranda

ok avril lavigne's new song and video is just racist and ew ew ew NO WHY DO YOU WHITE ARTISTS DO THIS

01:24 PM - 22 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

UPDATE: Avril Lavigne has responded to her controversial video.

RACIST??? LOLOLOL!!! I love Japanese culture and I spend half of my time in Japan. I flew to Tokyo to shoot this video…

Avril Lavigne@AvrilLavigne

RACIST??? LOLOLOL!!! I love Japanese culture and I spend half of my time in Japan. I flew to Tokyo to shoot this video…

10:05 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite