The soda is fizzing out. Lana Del Rey confirmed in a brand new interview that she is going to lower her Harvey Weinstein-inspired tune “Cola” from her upcoming L.A. to the Moon tour following the handfuls of sexual harassment and assault allegations in opposition to the movie producer.
“Once I wrote that tune, I supposed I had a Harvey Weinstein/Harry Winston-type character in thoughts,” the Grammy nominee, 32, mentioned of the 2012 monitor throughout an interview with MTV Information on Wednesday, November 1. “I envisioned, like, a benevolent, diamond-bestowing-upon-starlets visible, like a Citizen Kane or one thing. I’m probably not positive. I assumed it was humorous on the time, and I clearly discover it actually unhappy now.”
That mentioned, Del Rey not feels “comfy” singing the fan favourite throughout her stay exhibits. She informed the outlet that it’s “positively” time to retire the tune, including, “That may be the one proper factor to do.”
“Cola” is about having an affair with an older man and consists of lyrics akin to, “Harvey’s within the sky with diamonds / And it’s making me loopy / All he needs to do is celebration together with his fairly child.”
Weinstein, 65, got here beneath fireplace in early October after The New York Occasions and The New Yorker printed exposés detailing many years of alleged sexual misconduct. Scores of girls, together with actresses Rose McGowan and Angelina Jolie, have since come ahead with further claims in opposition to the previous govt, who has denied “any allegations of non-consensual intercourse.”
Chatting with MTV Information, Del Rey mentioned, “I help the ladies who’ve come ahead. I believe they’re actually courageous for doing that.”
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