Ariel Pink Dissed By Grimes, Dismissed By Madonna

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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