Lauren Jauregui Defends Little Mix's Choice to Go Nude in 'Strip' Video: 'Don't Be Salty'

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Lauren Jauregui is seen on Aug. 22, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Lauren Jauregui is speaking out on behalf of Little Mix's choice to strip down in their new "Strip" music video.

The singer -- who's had plenty of girl group experience herself, with Fifth Harmony -- voiced her thoughts on Twitter Sunday (Nov. 18) after a U.K. talk radio host suggested Little Mix is using nudity as a tactic to "sell themselves" in their "Strip" video, which shows the four bandmates naked but covered in insults written across their bodies.

Julia Hartley-Brewer criticized the group with her reaction on Twitter: "'Little Mix strip naked and are scrawled with insults.' Yet again, young women pretend that going naked empowers them. It doesn’t. It’s just another cheap way to sell themselves. But I suppose it makes a nice change from this group dressing like hookers."

Jauregui retweeted the journalist and left a message that clearly shows whose side she's on.

"If your intention is the empowerment of women, how about you don’t add yourself to the list of misogynists who deem what is appropriate enough to be 'respectable,'" she wrote. "All forms deserve respect. They are no less empowered because of their clothing choices. Don’t be salty they look [hot]." (Jauregui finished her tweet with a fire emoji.)

In an Instagram update earlier this week, Little Mix explained that "Strip" is "about standing proud, and we wrote it to encourage and empower people to be who they are."

See the Twitter exchange below.