Marina and the Diamonds – “How to Be a Heartbreaker”
Marina and the Diamonds also joins that coterie of performs who found themselves suddenly having to defend their bodies to their very own record labels. On the eve of her new music video release, Marina Diamandis candidly spoke candidly about its five-day delay, mentioning that her label wanted to spend more time and money to make her look prettier. We could file this under #popstarproblems, but by the same token, we can still shake our heads at how remedial such a move seemed, given the end product was all about the treatment of beautiful men — not women — as objects.
The video’s crowning moment, however, comes courtesy of a severed head: