Pink says it was ‘unfair’ to position herself against other pop stars when they were younger
She was a Britney Spears fan as a young performer and starred with Christina Aguilera on their number one cover of Lady Marmalade in 2001.
But Pink criticized how she and her pop comrades were opposed early in their careers in a new interview with People released Wednesday.
The 41-year-old singer-songwriter recalled how her character at the start was described as “anti-Britney” and “anti-Christina” although she did not launch public feuds against her colleagues. interpreters.
Marketing crash: Pink, 41, complained of being positioned as’ the anti-Britney [Spears]’and the’ anti-Christina [Aguilera]“At the start of his career in an interview with People published on Wednesday; seen in 2019 in London
“ It was so unfair to all the girls, ” Pink said of the way they were treated by the industry and the media. “None of us wanted this. I love Britney – she used to carry my album.
According to her, the different singers were just from different backgrounds, but they were not actively arguing.
“I was like, ‘Dude, I’m a street punk, I just skateboard. It can’t be the anti-Britney. I don’t wanna fight nobody,” she continued. “ I think we hiked it as well as a 20 year old can. ”
Despite the invented competitions between singers, she believes things are moving in a more positive direction with young stars.
“Now I think it’s totally different. Girls supporting girls is awesome – love watching it.
Friendly: “ It was so unfair to all the girls, ” Pink said. “None of us wanted this. I love Britney – she used to carry my album ”; seen with (L – R) Beyoncé and Britney Spears in 2004
Best she could do, “I was like, ‘Man, I’m a street punk, I just skateboard. It doesn’t have to be the anti-Britney. I don’t want to fight anybody, “she continued; seen with (L – R) Lil ‘Kim and Christina Aguilera in 2001
While Pink didn’t care about artificially created cat fights, she came into contact with Christina Aguilera when they created their hit cover Lady Marmalade in 2001.
The song, which also features Mya’s vocals and Lil ‘Kim’s rap, got off to a bad start after Christina’s label executive Ron Fair allegedly held a pre-vocal meeting to get singer Genie In A Bottle the highest. -spot vocal profile.
“Ron Fair walked in and didn’t say hello to any of us,” Pink recalls of a meeting to discuss the creation of the song she told in 2009 for VH1’s Behind The Music.
He said, ‘What’s the top? What is the most singing part? Christina is going to take that part, ”she said.
‘And I stood up and I said, “Hi. How are you? So nice of you to introduce yourself. I’m Pink. She won’t be in this part. I think that’s the point of that fucking meeting. ‘
At that point, “ I just became a ** hole, ” Pink added.
Bad blood: In 2009, Pink admitted on VH1’s Behind The Music that she was having trouble getting along with Christina while recording their single Lady Marmalade; seen with Mya, Christina and Kim in 2001
Temperatures are rising: The two also had tensions while filming the clip, choreographer Tina Landon told Cosmopolitan in March on the song’s 20th anniversary.
In March, video choreographer Tina Landon shared how tensions escalated over the set of Cosmopolitan’s music video for the recording’s 20th anniversary.
“They were all sitting there watching each other work. Paul Hunter, the director, was trying to give Christina instructions and she couldn’t hear him, ” Landon explained.
‘She said, “What did you say?” And Pink reiterated what Paul said. Christina did the thing: “I was talking to Paul.” I just collapsed in my chair saying, “Oh, my God, please don’t let this get worse.” And this is not the case! ”
In 2017, Pink shared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen that she and Christina made up years later.
“ She’s so talented and deep down I’ve had bad days too. He’s a really nice person. We reconciled on The Voice, ” she said.
All forgotten: “ She is so talented and, deep down, I had bad days too. He’s a really nice person. We reconciled on The Voice, ”Pink revealed in 2017 on Watch What Happens Live; seen in 2019