the internet is up in arms over that new Avril Levine video

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  1. Shivvy

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    [video=youtube;bZsf4F7Oe7A]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZsf4F7Oe7A[/video]

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    The bad news is, there's no actual Hello Kitty cameo in Avril Lavigne's new "Hello Kitty" music video. And the good news is… well, there is no good news. "Hello Kitty" is mewlingly terrible.
    So terrible, in fact, that it is not even on her official YouTube channel, although it can be viewed on fansites and as a non-YouTube version on her own website.

    (UPDATE: A spokesperson for Avril told MTV the video was never officially posted on YouTube and that it was never supposed to go live on Wednesday afternoon. A representative for the singer did not respond to Yahoo's request for comment.)

    Avril's bizarrely bad new clip premiered Tuesday night, and the claws instantly came out on the Internet, with music fans calling out Avril (and by proxy, her husband, Chad Kroeger, who co-wrote the song) for ripping off Skrillex's side-shaved haircut and Gwen Stefani's "Harajuku Girls" shtick from more than a decade ago — not to mention for inappropriately appropriating Japanese culture.


    The video features the "Here's to Never Growing Up" singer (who, incidentally, is now 29) gleefully snacking on sushi, guzzling sake, oddly switching between exaggerated British and Japanese accents, seemingly screaming a dubstep remix of Styx's "Mr. Roboto," and ramsacking a candy shop — all with a posse of her own fembotic, identically dressed Harajuku Girls in tow. It's like a segment of that "Saturday Night Live" skit "J-Pop America Funtime Now," except, unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be a parody
     
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    Kanye should like it. she looks and sounds like Skrillex :c
     
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    She is trying to replicate the buzz from 2004. Of course,she is passe now
     
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    Why is this cunt still alive :banghead:
     
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    Canadians never die
     
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    i agree with the article that Gwen Stefani did this years ago
     
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    looks like that crap the Japs love to play in their local strip clubs.
     
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    i liked that first Sum 41 album.
     
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    Fag
     
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    I found it strangely titillating and horrifyingly bad at the same time :jj:
     
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    its time for her to move to porn.
     
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    what's this shit with chicks shaving the sides of their heads?? :mad:

    and fuck this K-Pop :bs:
     
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    I have hated that fucking bitch for 12 years now

    I was actually kicked off a message board once because of her
     
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    :jj: it's like being banned from the stern forum for loving Beth.
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    not gonna lie, id fuck her
     
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    Well kinda
     
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    dude what the fuck happened to her? when did she turn into Ke$ha??? :wtf:
     
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    most non homos would
     
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    :yes: She def needs to go the Miley route
     
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    she looks like a less cuter version of Lexi Belle IMO