Does Liam Payne Fetishize Bisexual Women on His Song ‘Both Ways’?
Liam Payne is receiving backlash from fans after he released his song, "Both Ways," off his debut album, LP1, on Friday (December 6). Aside from recording the song, the singer was listed as a co-writer.
In the song, the 26-year-old sings about his lover being attracted to women before singing about being turned on by seeing his lover and another woman together. Fans were angered with the stereotypes that he portrayed bisexual females as and claimed that he is fetishizing bisexuality all together.
"Lovin’ the way that she's turning you on / Switching the lanes like a Bugatti Sport / Nothing but luck that she got me involved, yeah," Payne sings in the chorus.
People began trending #LiamPayneIsOverParty on Twitter with their reactions and mixed feelings to the song. Subsequently, fans who enjoyed the song began to attempt to trend positive topics about Payne to no worldwide trending avail.
The former One Direction member has not responded to the criticism the song has received.
See the fans' mixed reactions, below.