Lorde told Rolling Stone that during a photo shoot in New York: ‘The photographer kept saying, ‘Pop you hip out. Try to look cute. Big smiles, now’. And I was like, ‘I’m Number One in this coutnry not because I flirt and wink and all that shit, but because I’ve done exactly what I want to do. So, no, he did not get smile.’
‘Rookiemag.com founder said: ‘Everyone talks about Ella as the anti-Miley because she dresses like a witch and she doesn’t twerk. But it’s more nuanced than that. she’s not entirely a ‘good girl’, so to speak. She sings about partying, she curses liek a sailor and her songs aren’t completely asexual.
There’s a lot of teen rebel in her. People say, ‘Oh she’s the patron saint of the weird girls.’ No, a lot of people identify with er, not just weirdoes, and that’s why she’s a pop star. She reflects and intelligence in girls out age, and normalizes it. I’m so happy she exists.’
Lorde also talks about people calling her boyfriend ugly. Her mom on Lorde’s 24 year old boyfriend: ‘I didn’t say, ‘Yeah, sure, go date a 24 year old. But her dad and I met James ad we liked him. When Lorde was much younger her first boyfriend was older, four years or something.’
Lorde admitted that she saw people on Twitter bashing he boyfriend: ‘Lorde’s boyfriend looks like the chinese exchange student from sixteen candles.’ And, ‘Girl your boyfriend look like Mao Tse Tung’. ‘Some pretty nasty sh*t. You almost wonder about humans.’
In Auckland, NZ interracial relationships are common: ‘That’s why the reaction came as such of a surprise to me. No one I would even know would think this was a big deal.’ Scans below!