Jon Lajoie, or as many of you probably know him better, Taco from The League, has made countless viral YouTube songs. Those videos played a major role in the comedian landing him his role on the hit FX show. Now Lajoie has gone back to his roots and created a short song in response to the criticism Miley Cyrus has received in the aftermath of her VMA performance.
For those of you who haven’t heard, Miley Cyrus raised many an eyebrow for what many have deemed an inappropriate and slutty performance.
After promising a “crazy” outing at the VMAs, Cyrus delivered all that and more. People are still talking about it around the water cooler and media alike several days after the conclusion of the annual event.
Most of the feedback has been negative. Her twerking on Robin Thicke as well as stripping down to just a bikini caused many people to voice their displeasure with the sexuality displayed by the former child star.
It is those angered by the performance that Jon Lajoie targets in his hilarious Miley Cyrus song. The vulgarity of the performance was not questioned by the man who plays Taco, however he does point out just how common sexuality has become in pop culture.
Why are we taking this particular performance so seriously? According to Lajoie, it is because we knew Miley Cyrus when she was just a child playing Hannah Montana. Because we remember her youth, we are disgusted with the open sexuality she is now displaying as an adult.
If you don’t believe that her sexual dancing is commonplace in today’s world, look no further than Nicki Minaj twerking on her Mercedes for evidence.
The questions of whether or not Miley was on drugs was not touched in Lajoie’s argument, and he also did not mention the alleged masturbation with a foam hand, but one can imagine he would ask whether we would care nearly as much if another pop star put herself in the same situation.
I’m not saying that Jon Lajoie’s argument is valid, feel free to disagree with it all you want, however his patented humor makes this a unique take on the Miley Cyrus VMA performance.
Check out the video below and post what you think in the comments.
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The Guardian Express