Iggy Azalea Had To Stop Crowd Surfing After Strangers Tried To Finger Her
Iggy Azalea revealed she was forced to stop crowd surfing at her concerts because fans would try to finger her midshow.
Azalea, 23, sat down for a radio interview with New York’s Hot 97 on Tuesday and expressed her sadness at no longer being able to crowd surf.
“I had to stop,” she said. “It’s funny, because we were talking about how, on my tour, I’m only doing like 2,000 seaters, but I still have to have barriers – even if it’s only like 200 people – because people try to finger me!”
Azalea says fans will even tweet their intentions to violate and sexually assault her because they take her songs at face value.
“They think I’m real slutty, like, ‘Oh, she got a song called ‘Pu$$y,’ I know what she wants. She wants these two fingers,” the rapper said.
The rising star is currently dating the LA Lakers’ Nick Young and just released her first album, The New Classic, on Tuesday.
“Why would I want a stranger to ever finger me? Buying my album for $12 doesn’t mean you get to finger me when I come to your city,” Azalea stated firmly.
Azalea has been making a name for herself as a new face of rap and hip hop, performing in fishnet stockings and corsets, leaving little to the imagination. However, her over-zealous fans with wandering hands have caused her to rethink her wardrobe Azalea revealed she will now wear multiple layers, hoping to create a “protection barrier.”
“Well, now I wear – no lie – I wear two pairs of underpants and then a pair of skin colored tights and then my pants as like a protection barrier…there’s no way I’m gonna be intruded,” Azalea revealed.
Despite her inappropriate interactions with certain fans, Azalea is on track to become the next big thing. Her album is currently number two on iTunes and her music video “Fancy” – a recreation of Clueless – has over 18 million views on YouTube.
– Olivia Truffaut-Wong
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