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Sky Ferreira Responds to Sexist 'L.A. Weekly' Column, Shares Photo With Madonna

Sky Ferreira performs in Los Angeles.
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Sky Ferreira performs at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Aug. 7, 2015 in Los Angeles. 

Last Friday (June 17), L.A. Weekly ran an online column about critically acclaimed alt-pop artist Sky Ferreira, which was roundly criticized throughout the media world for being sexist. The piece -- which spent an unnerving amount of words describing her breasts and comparing them to Madonna’s -- garnered an apology from its publisher the next day. Now, the artist herself has weighed in. 

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On June 19, Ferreira Instagrammed a photo of her with Madonna, along with a caption mocking the article, but acknowledging L.A. Weekly’s apology:

 

Then yesterday, June 20, Ferreira detailed her feelings on the article (and its implications) in a series of tweets: