Ice Spice Finally Addresses Negative Comments Matty Healy Made About Her


Rapper Ice Spice is raring to maneuver previous Matty Healy’s disparaging commentary about her ethnicity and look as soon as and for all.

Healy, who’s the frontman of the British pop band The 1975, was hit with backlash after showing on “The Adam Friedland Present” podcast in January and seemingly encouraging Friedland and his co-host Nick Mullen to make racist remarks about Ice Spice.

The singer-songwriter referred to as Ice Spice “dumb,” and might be heard laughing because the hosts referred to the rapper as “Inuit Spice Woman” and “this chubby Chinese language woman,” and mimicked her with exaggerated Chinese language and Hawaiian accents.

“Yeah, that’s what Ice Spice is like,” Healy additionally reportedly mentioned within the interview, which has since been eliminated from streaming providers. In April, he supplied a public apology whereas performing together with his band in New Zealand.

Singer-songwriter Matty Healy of The 1975.
Singer-songwriter Matty Healy of The 1975.
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Talking to Selection this week, Ice Spice ― who’s of Dominican and Nigerian descent, and was raised in New York ― acknowledged having been “so confused” by the remarks.

“As a result of I heard ‘chubby Chinese language woman’ or some shit like that, and I’m like, ‘Huh? What does that even imply?’ Initially, I’m thick,” she defined. “What do you imply Chinese language? What? However then they apologized or no matter. And the entire time, I didn’t actually care.”

She went on to notice that she and Healy crossed paths at an occasion for legendary designer Jean Paul Gaultier in latest weeks, the place Healy made some extent to reiterate his amends.

“He was like, ‘Hey, you OK?’ and I’m like, ‘After all,’” she mentioned. “He apologized to me a bunch of instances. We’re good.”

Ice Spice (left) and Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 12.
Ice Spice (left) and Taylor Swift on the MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 12.
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The “In Ha Temper” rapper had nothing however reward for Healy’s rumored ex, Taylor Swift, with whom she just lately collaborated onstage and within the studio. The pair have been seemingly inseparable on the MTV Video Music Awards earlier this month, the place they every obtained VMAs.

“That’s my sis,” Ice Spice instructed Selection of Swift when requested a couple of photograph of the 2 ladies taken on the VMAs. “We was speaking a couple of bunch of issues. She’s so humorous. We was sipping on a little bit one thing one thing. Simply chatting, vibing.”