Despite criticism about her body and twerk, Megan Thee Stallion doesn't care what people think

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Megan Thee Stallion performs onstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2019 at Cobb Energy Center on October 05, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images  for BET
Megan Thee Stallion performs onstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2019 at Cobb Energy Center on October 05, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for BET

The rapper says no one else controls her image and she will twerk if she wants to, even if some people find it offensive because she's got the assets. "Twerking was supposed to be a thing that was sneaky fun - like, bad and now it's a thing where it's super normal, it's very casual, you see everybody doing it," she explains to W Magazine.

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"Let me say this - different body types offend different people. So if you're maybe smaller, twerking doesn't come off as offensive, but when you got the assets, then that's when it comes off as, 'Oh my God, what the hell is going on?' but I can't help it that I got this body," she adds. Megan refuses to allow anyone tell her what to do. "I 'ma twerk, and it's gon' look this way, and it might be offensive to you because I look like this, but I can't help it. I don't care that you feel that way."

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"A lot of times a lot of stuff is still happening where people do try to control your image; they try to put together a plan for you. But I have a lot of freedom." Previously the star dealt with a lot of claims about her body not being natural. "In person, everybody is cool about it but on the internet they're like 'your boobs are fake, oh her body must be fake," she says.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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