Charli XCX responds to Dutch radio DJ over ‘sexist’ jibe

The incident happened on Dutch station 3FM

Charli XCX has responded on Twitter to Dutch radio DJ Giel Beelen, who asked her if she was “fingering [her]self” live on air.

Posting on her account, XCX wrote “just got asked if I was fingering myself on the radio. s/o sexism. It’s the best”.

just got asked if I was fingering myself on the radio. s/o sexism. it’s the best.

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— CHARLI XCX (@charli_xcx) September 2, 2014

The incident happened live on Dutch station 3FM when Beelen asked the singer to participate in a contest to say “good morning” in the “most sensual way”. During this, the DJ then asked XCX if she had her “hands on [her] body”. When the singer replied that her hands were behind her back, Beelen then stated, “Oh, I thought you were fingering yourself or something.”

Beelen later responded to Charli XCX’s tweet, quoting the singer’s Icona Pop co-write ‘I Don’t Care (I Love It)’.

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Charli XCX, meanwhile, recently announced second album ‘Sucker’. The LP will be released on October 20 and will feature Top 10 single ‘Boom Clap’ and current single ‘Break The Rules’.

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