Alanis Morissette is setting the file straight amid stories that she “bailed on Carly Simon” by bowing out of a tribute efficiency to the musician on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
In a prolonged assertion posted Tuesday on her Instagram story, Morissette clarified her choice to skip Saturday’s occasion after Web page Six reported that she declined to carry out a duet of Simon’s “You’re So Vain” with Olivia Rodrigo on the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
Web page Six ran the story Monday with the headline “Alanis Morissette bailed on Carly Simon Rock & Roll Hall of Fame tribute” after Rodrigo wound up performing “You’re So Vain” by herself.
“There are some mis-informed rumblings about my not performing at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this past weekend,” Morissette wrote in her assertion.
“Firstly, I have to say how much I adore Carly Simon and Olivia Rodrigo … and all the amazing people and artists who were there. I have spent decades in an industry that is rife with an overarching anti-woman sentiment and have disrespectfulness, reduction, dismissiveness, contract-breaching, unsupportiveness, exploitation and psychological violence (and more) throughout my career.”
The “You Oughta Know” hitmaker defined that she “tolerated” these working situations and “sucked it up” prior to now so she may proceed connecting with folks she “cared about and resonated with.” However she apparently refused to endure no matter went down behind the scenes of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.
“It’s hard not to be affected in any industry around the world, but Hollywood has been notorious for its disrespect of the feminine in all of us,” she mentioned.
“Thankfully, I am at a point in my life where there is no need for me to spend time in an environment that reduces women. I have had countless incredible experiences with production teams with all genders throughout my life. So many, and so fun. There is nothing better than a team of diverse people coming together with one mission. I’ll continue to show up in those environments with bells on.”
A consultant for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Basis didn’t instantly reply Wednesday to The Instances’ request for remark.
Throughout Saturday’s celebration, Simon, Eminem, Lionel Richie, Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Dolly Parton and extra had been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Simon didn’t attend on account of “personal tragedy” after the current deaths of her two sisters. However Sara Bareilles learn an announcement on behalf of her fellow singer-songwriter, who was “humbled, shocked, proud, overachieved and underqualified and singularly grateful” to be included.
After singing “You’re So Vain” sans Morissette in Simon’s honor, Rodrigo mirrored on the expertise through Instagram.
“feeling insanelyyyyyy lucky and honored to have helped induct the magnificent Carly Simon into the rock n roll hall of fame last night,” the teenager pop sensation wrote.
“being in a room with some of the greatest songwriters of all time was something I’ll never ever forget. congrats Carly ily!!!!”