Ariel Pink Dissed By Grimes, Dismissed By Madonna

James Rettig | October 14, 2014 - 9:33 am

Ariel Pink has been agitating people lately, between his trolly comments on misogyny and the Westboro Baptist Church and his whole “maced by a feminist” story. Just yesterday, Pink said in an interview that he had been asked to work with Madonna and gave a harsh assessment of the pop star’s body of work, saying that she had been on a “downward slide” since her debut album. Grimes wasn’t happy about that — here’s what she had to say:

And here’s Grimes affiliate James Brooks, aka Default Genders:

Even the Black Lips chimed in (notice the misspelling of “misogyny”).

And Waxahatchee:

Manufactured Twitter drama aside, this whole thing is especially funny because Madonna’s camp is denying even knowing who Pink is. Here’s what Madonna’s manager Guy O’Seary said:

Granted, Pink did specify in the interview that Interscope was the one who contacted him.

Pink has responded as well:

He’s also been retweeting disparaging comments from Madge fans. Stuff like “u are delusional my friend. i guess u wont hear from her again loser” and “Pull @arielxpink from the project and fire him immediately! This is embarrassing…” He also reached out to Grimes via Twitter:

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