Miley Cyrus turns 'Santa Baby' into a feminist anthem

Miley Cyrus has just rewritten a holiday classic and it's pretty catchy.Given ...

Posted: Dec 23, 2018 11:41 AM
Updated: Dec 23, 2018 11:41 AM

Miley Cyrus has just rewritten a holiday classic and it's pretty catchy.

Given the recent debate over songs such as "Baby, It's Cold Outside" for lyrics that some see as demeaning to women, Cyrus turned the 1953 hit "Santa Baby" into a feminist anthem. The singer performed the song Thursday night alongside Mark Ronson and Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."

Celebrities

Children

Demographic groups

Families and children

Family members and relatives

Females (demographic group)

Feminism

Gender equality

Infants and toddlers

Miley Cyrus

Population and demographics

Sex and gender issues

Society

Cyrus skipped the usual lyrics, "Santa baby/slip a sable under the tree for me/Been an awful good girl/Santa baby, and hurry down the chimney tonight/Santa baby, a '54 convertible too convertible too, light blue."

And she replaced those with "Santa, baby/ I don't need any fancy jewelry, not me/I've got something else in mind Santa baby,/And I don't need your presents tonight."

Cleveland radio station bans 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

But that's not all.

Cyrus also sang, "Santa baby, I'd love to know my a** won't get grabbed/At work/By some ignorant jerk/Tell the dirtbags, to put away their chimneys tonight."

Article Comments

Saint Joseph
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 73°
Maryville
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 72°
Savannah
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 73°
Cameron
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 74°
Fairfax
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 75°
Monday saw temperatures climb into the 90s once again and that trend will continue for at least one more day before cooler air moves in by this weekend. Tonight, expect a mild and humid night but we will stay dry. Skies will be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 60s and lower 70s.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

  

 

 

Community Events