Miley Cyrus turns ‘Santa Baby’ into a feminist anthem
Miley Cyrus turns ‘Santa Baby’ into a feminist anthem
Miley Cyrus with Mark Ronson and Jimmy Fallon Andrew Lipovsky NBC
24 December, 2018, 19:29
The songstress, however, made her intention clear and told the host of the show, Jimmy Fallon, that she will not be performing the traditional version of the song, in which singer Eartha Kitt asks Santa for a convertible, yacht, and fur coat.
Right before she went onstage, Miley pointed out how the original song has become outdated and slightly sexist - as the woman singing the song insinuates that she'd possibly sleep with Santa in exchange for gifts.
"Listen Santa to what I say, a girl's best friend is. equal pay", she sang.
As the two men dangle vehicle keys in the background, Cyrus continues singing, including the line: 'Listen Santa to what I say, a girl's best friend is... equal pay'.
"And look at this, I'm asking for a vehicle and a yacht and checks and literally the deed to a platinum mine", Cyrus told Fallon.
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