Sir Mix-a-Lot Breaks Silence on Blake Lively ‘Booty’ Brouhaha

Sir Mix-a-Lot Breaks Silence on Blake Lively ‘Booty’ Brouhaha

Don’t worry, Blake Lively; your booty has the Sir Mix-a-Lot stamp of approval.

The actress, who’s been accused of racism this week after posting a photo of her posterior with a lyric from the Sir Mix-a-Lot classic “Baby Got Back,” has gained a crucial endorsement from the rapper himself.

“I don’t think she’d wear that dress if she thought that booty is horrible — and to me, it ain’t horrible,” the rapper asserted to the New York Daily News.

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Lively drew fire this week for posting front-and-back pictures of herself in a form-fitting dress, along with the caption, “L.A. face with an Oakland booty” — a lyric from the 1992 hip-hop classic.

Because the Internet is the Internet, some users suggested Lively would be more suited to wearing a Klansman’s hood and robe.

But Sir Mix-a-Lot fails to see what the big deal is — aside from the big deal that’s wrapped in the back of Lively’s dress.

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“I don’t get it at all,” the rapper noted. “She’s saying she’s proud of her butt. I’m glad she embraced the look, because that’s what I wanted (with the song).”

The rapper did, however, allow that Lively’s detractors might have a point, depending on the intent of her quote.

“If what she’s saying ‘I have this butt that Mix-a-Lot was talking about in ‘Baby Got Back,’ that’s a good thing. She’s saying, ‘I’ve embraced this ideal of beautiful,'” Sir Mix-a-Lot said.”However, if what she’s saying is ‘I cannot believe I got this fat, this is horrible,’ then I agree with the critics.”

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