"It's weird that I can make a joke and it becomes so controversial and people want to write about it. Some thing I say really flippantly gets this full-on rampage of stuff happening. It's amazing to me that people will do that."

by Emily Green · June 14, 2010

-M.I.A. to Billboard Magazine

Looks like the artist is coming to terms with her celebrity since the recent NY Times Magazine cover story that drew M.I.A. to send out a series of angry Tweets about the publication and writer, whose cell phone number she included in one. Although she claims she does not regret doing the Times interview, she may be feeling the backlash of being so outspoken as a now high-profile personality...

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