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FKA Twigs hates the ‘quirky’ tag

Singer FKA Twigs says she hates to be called quirky and different.

By: Press Trust of India | London | Published: December 8, 2014 9:23:15 am
FKA Twigs hates to be called quirky and different. (Source: Reuters) FKA Twigs hates to be called quirky and different. (Source: Reuters)

Singer FKA Twigs says she hates to be called quirky and different.

The 26-year-old ‘Two Weeks’ singer said she felt ‘sucked dry’ when she worked as a backing dancer for artists like Jessie J and Kylie Minogue because she was hired for her unconventional appearance and no longer wants to be made to feel ‘uncomfortable’, reported Contactmusic.

I was the ‘quirky and androgynous’ girl. If anyone says I’m quirky ever again, I’ll throw up on myself. I guess I just felt really disconnected from myself. You’re making someone else’s dream happen by selling yourself and them boxing you into the ‘alternative kooky dancer’ role. You just feel a bit sucked dry.

“I think that’s why I’m so determined in what I’m doing. It’s why I’ll never be made to feel uncomfortable again. I spent so many years feeling uncomfortable, but at the same time, I earned a lot,” she said.

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