- On Tuesday, Kelly Clarkson and Gwyneth Paltrow spoke about music.
- Paltrow said that “WAP” is his favorite song when he’s sad.
- Kelly Clarkson said that because of her response, Paltrow was her favorite guest of the season.
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On Tuesday, Gwyneth Paltrow revealed that Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s hit song “WAP” was her favorite when feeling down.
“We were talking about music before, so I have to ask, what are some of the songs that you go to when you’re down?” Kelly Clarkson asked Paltrow in an interview on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”
Without hesitation, the “The Politician” star replied, “Wet A … P …”, which had to be silenced on the show.
To her surprise, Clarkson got up and turned her back on the actress, proceeding to laugh as she said, “Oh my gosh. I’m done. I’m done.”
Clarkson later said she felt like she needed to “rewatch the tape because I feel like I was like, ‘Oh wait what?'”
“God, you win as a favorite guest this season,” Clarkson continued. “No, that was amazing. I needed that in my soul.”
The song “WAP” has caused some controversy over its explicit nature, even sparking a dispute on Twitter that led to apparent threats of lawsuit between Cardi B and conservative pundit Candace Owens.
Despite the skepticism it has received, the song has enjoyed widespread success: It debuted at number 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart after its release in August, it was performed by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion at the Grammys earlier. this month, and the music video has more than 346 million views on YouTube.
Paltrow is just one of many celebrities who have embraced the charts.
In November 2020, Clarkson interviewed Lisa Rinna on her show, in which she showed the audience a compilation of the star dance from “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” on TikTok.
“That was for the song ‘WAP’. That’s all a friend of mine challenged me to do, but I still look like a fool. It doesn’t matter,” Rinna said.
“Girl, you don’t look like a fool. If I had that body I’d be hitting like that too,” Clarkson replied.
Dua Lipa, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jason Derulo also participated in the “WAP” dance challenge on TikTok.
Lipa went to a dance studio to complete the solo challenge, and at the end of her TikTok video, she put a “Send Help” on the screen.
—Dua Lipa Hungary (@dualipahungary) August 27, 2020
Hudgens, on the other hand, had a friend join her in her backyard to roll and do splits on the lawn.
And Derulo didn’t physically go down to the song, but his girlfriend, Jena Frumes, danced in a video, in which he later entered and pretended to kick her into the pool.