Stupid Girls

March 10, 2006

Stupid Girls (English yokels ) is a rock / pop song by the American singer P! Nk from the year 2006. Known the song is mainly due to the same music video. The song was written by P! Nk, Billy Mann, Robin Lynch and Niklas Olovson.


The, written in first-person perspective lyrics criticized the reduction in appearance ( " Flippin 'my blonde hair back / Push up my bra like that " ) and behavioral adaptations ( "Maybe if I act like that / That guy will call me back" ). He raises additional questions on what happened to the dream of a female President, now dancing next to 50 Cent or where the smart people are out disappeared. It will take the position that the outcasts and girls with ambition were, would like to see the narrator ( " Outcasts and girls with ambition / That's what I wanna see ").


The song was released on 10 March 2006. It is the first single of her album I'm Not Dead. The song is 3:17 minutes long.

Music Video

The music video for the single was realized under the direction of Dave Meyers 2005. The storyline begins with pink in the role of an angel and a devil on the shoulders of a girl offering the girl a contrasting image of women. On the side of the angel figures are as a teacher or a politician on the other side a shopping queen, a dancer in a rap video, a user of self, a busty or bulimic. P! Nk satirizes it for any obvious way celebrities like Mary -Kate Olsen shopping in a Fred Segal boutique, Paris Hilton in the video " 1 Night in Paris ," Lindsay Lohan, while make-up at the wheel of a car and two passers-by overruns or Jessica Simpson in their music video for These Boots are Made for Walking. The video ends with a plot point, as the girl for one of the two roles decision.

The music video was awarded at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards in the Best Pop Video category.

P! Nk itself was satirized in a similar way in which in August 2002 realized by Bart Borghesi Music Video Do it with Madonna of the Australian band The Androids.


Jon Pareles peer reviewed the song and the video for the New York Times as a mockery of all queitschvergnügten, mindless, windy starlets and wannabes ( " mocks every bouncy, vapid, pneumatic starlet and wannabe " )

Said Bill Lamb of that P nk! Deserve rightly praise, because it focuses on the superficial and destructive stereotypes of young women ( " she has deservedly received praise for taking on shallow, destructive images of young women" ).

Pink biographer Paul Lester called in his work also Heuchlereivorwürfe from critics. They even have built their own image as a party girl on her appearance and knows the Hilton doctrine " I'll do what I want, cuz I can".