The 1975 take aim at male misogyny during 2019 BRIT Award acceptance speech

Lead singer Matty Healy read an excerpt from a Guardian article written by journalist Laura Snapes.

February 20, 2019

While accepting the BRIT Award for Best British Group at the 2019 BRITs on Wednesday, The 1975's lead singer Matty Healy had some words to share regarding "Male misogynistic acts."

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As Pitchfork points out, Healy took the moment to read an excerpt from a story in The Guardian by journalist Laura Snapes, about a misogynistic remark by singer/songwriter Mark Kozelek.

"I just want you to listen to me for one sec. Just a couple of sentences that a friend of ours, Laura Snapes, said this, and I thought we should all really think about it," Healy said before sharing the quote.

Read the quote below, and check out Healy's brief speech above.

Male misogynist acts are examined for nuance and defended as traits of ‘difficult’ artists, [while] women and those who call them out are treated as hysterics who don’t understand art.

Thumbnail courtesy of Magdalena Wosinska.

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