Twerkgate has prompted Saweetie to respond.
A video of the rapper twerking to her song “Icy Chain” while clicking her heels went viral from her recent performance at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour in New York.
Her dance moves drew a lot of backlash on social media. One user posted, “I can’t keep supporting Saweetie anymore,” while another remarked, “I’m a fan, but this cannot stand.” She let us all down, especially these poor kitten heels who just wanted to have fun instead of fighting.”
Saweetie chose to address her viral performance when her name began trending for days. She posted a video of herself doing the #IcyChainChallenge to prove she can twerk, as well as a joke about her infamous moves.
“I heard I was the best twerker in da world.
Saweetie continues to win despite the criticism. She’s getting ready to release her new album Icy Season on January 7, which includes the single “Icy Chain,” after appearing on “SNL” and winning two Grammy nominations.