Christ this is pathetic

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Not the statement, but probably the profiling

Yeah really shit. Love that album

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Not a fan of the tunes personally but it’s outrageously antiquated bullshit to be so nationalistic about the entry.

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Especially in a year where they’ve been banging their chest VERY LOUDLY about how inclusive they’re - really rubbed me the wrong way

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FIRST YEAR MORE WOMEN HAVE BEEN IN THEN MEN AND MULTIPLE GENRES REPRESENTED, LOVE OUR INCLUSIVITY

There was a load of chat in the Mercury thread about this.

It’s total bullshit. If someone points out a glaringly obvious problem with criteria, that unfairly discriminates like that, you change the rules, apologise and move on.

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I dont think i would nearly be as pissed off if they didnt spend the whole reveal ceremony as an excercise to circle jerk their collective diverstivy dong

Should’ve been changed after Antony and the Johnson somehow won it

Got to have a British passport. Seems a bit stupid that.

25 years + residency should have been more than enough. Japan doesn’t allow dual citizenship, even if she wanted to get one.