Grimes praises avatar talent show’s ‘gender fluidity’ [watch]


Alter ego is a new avatar talent show that premieres on FOX on September 22. One of the show’s judges, Claire Elise Boucher aka Grimes, said the show was “purely artistic” because it removes gender policy.

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Alter ego is a show created to give singers, who have dreamed of becoming superstar artists, a second chance to live their dreams. The series is described as “the world’s first avatar singing contest series and the next iteration of the music contest show.”

“These competitors will not behave like themselves. On the contrary, they will have the chance to show how they always wanted to be seen, by creating the avatar of their dreams. alter ego to reinvent oneself, ”explains the show’s production team.

Grimes’s Confession of Stage Fright

Speaking on a television review panel on Wednesday, September 8, Grimes took the opportunity to show her appreciation for the competitive show’s format because she’s nervous.

“I think I’m a writer and a producer and love to design performances, but I have really bad mental health effects from being a leading person. I find it quite intense emotionally.

‘Alter Ego’ represents a new future in music

She says the show represents a future in music where there are more possibilities for people who think differently from others.

Genre musician Grimes to judge the show alongside singer-songwriter William, American television personality Nick Lachey and Canadian musician Alanis Morissette.


Elon Musk’s other half, Grimes, mentioned that the series makes the flow of genres more relaxed.

She says in the real world there is a lot of violence, hatred, mistrust, and people who have certain opinions about how others choose to navigate their own gender. She also mentioned that Alter ego being purely artistic suppresses all gender politics.

“If you were born a woman and want to live like a man, it’s like this dramatic thing. You have to tell your family, it’s this or that, ”Grimes says.

She also says she has recently explored her own genre through clothing.

“I did a photoshoot where I dressed up as a man and I don’t even do much, and I’m not trans, but I was like, ‘Man, I should do this more, it feels good “.

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Grimes and Elon Musk welcomed their child, X Æ A-12, on May 5, 2020. They adopted a non-sexist parenting style with means of raising a child without assigning him a sex.

Speaking on parenting style, the 33-year-old musician said, “I don’t want them kind in case that’s not how they feel in their life.”

Watch the ‘Alter Ego’ trailer here


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