Pop singer Shontelle recently took 12 random questions from the site Neon Limelight, and one of them was, of course, “Who is your girl crush?”
The 24-year-old singer, whose single “T-Shirt” was a hit over the summer, answered with a laugh:
In the past, I have to admit, I’ve been annoyed with the “girl crush” question, or mostly, the way that the media turned a simple statement into a “lesbian confession.” But with answers like the one Shontelle gave, I might have a change of heart.
When straight women answer the “girl crush” question with an fun, lighthearted spirit, it’s a subtle kind of support, in a way. I appreciate the openness that straight celebrities seem to have in the way of answering these types of hypothetical or irrelevant questions. Shontelle chose Alicia Keys (a lesbian favorite) for her awesome talent and the camaraderie they would have. That’s an awesome reason for a girl crush, or a crush on anyone at all.
The singer also said that if she could have anyone cover one of her songs, it would be our bisexual pop star Lady Gaga:
A cover, or perhaps, a duet. Now get Alicia Keys in on that for a