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Lorde Responded To Her VMA Dancing Controversy In The Most Lorde Way Possible

“It’s sort of embarrassing to watch someone experience intense joy."

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If you watched the VMAs this year, you probably remember Lorde's ~unusual~ performance of "Homemade Dynamite," in which she did an interpretive dance and didn't sing a single note.

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Lorde was suffering from the flu at the time, hence the choice not to sing. And a lot of people loved the dance! But others were not here for it.

Me trying to make sense of Lorde performance #VMAs

What even is the Lorde performance #VMAs


So in an interview on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast released yesterday, Lorde broke her silence on the unconventional VMA performance. And her words were beautiful, wise, insightful — and completely PEAK LORDE.

Today is @Lorde day on! Great talk! We actually had a lot in common! Do it up!

“It’s sort of embarrassing to watch someone experience intense joy," she began. "Way more than pain... And I think that’s why people find what I do quite disconcerting.”