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Lorde Clarifies Her Comment About Kim Kardashian's Butt Cover

She retweeted Kim K's cover with only the word "mom"

After Kim Kardashian tweeted her Internet-breaking Paper magazine butt cover, Lorde responded with a retweet and the word "mom." Though it wasn't clear what she meant, many on the interwebs interpreted that the 18-year-old singer might have felt the same as Naya Rivera and found the photo to be inappropriate since the reality star is someone's mom.

But no, that wasn't the case. In a Twitter exchange with Perez Hilton and one of her followers, Lorde clarified that she wasn't trying to shame Kim K.

In fact, she explained in a Tumblr post that she's a fan of Jean-Paul Goude's masterpiece and thinks North West's mama "gets even more beautiful and sexy all the time like a fineass wine." Check out what she had to say below.

"omg haha ok so. time to explain this. i retweeted kim's amazing cover and wrote 'MOM', which among the youthz is a compliment; it basically jokingly means "adopt me/be my second mom/i think of you as a mother figure you are so epic" (obviously i love my own mama and she is the best tho) but straight after that i think someone else called out the cover saying kim has no right to look that sexy as she is a mother which is TOTAL trash - why should that stop her? if anything i think she gets even more beautiful and sexy all the time like a fineass wine, and of course has every right to showcase that - but i think our two comments got lumped in and also maybe reporters don't understand my breed of humour/worship. i am the biggest fan of jean-paul goude and of grace jones, as you know, and there's no way i could support one and not the other you know? it wouldn't make any sense to worship rih in her swarovski crystal gown at the CFDAs, or grace naked on the cover of island life (as shot by goude!), and not kim. to summarize - kim's cover was pure heaven. so so beautiful. i'm proud to say it'll be on my wall.

ps. i messaged our mutual friend straight away and made sure kim understood, and she does and all is well.

so i hope that's cleared up. next time i'll go for a good old fashioned "SLAY" instead.

x"

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