The One Question We All Have About Jessie J’s Song “Bang Bang”

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1. At the start of “Bang Bang,” Jessie J sings, “anybody could be bad to you / you need a good girl to blow your mind.”

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2. Shortly after, Ariana comes in, directly contradicting her.

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3. “Anybody could be good to you / you need a bad girl to blow your mind!”

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4. Now, I know what you’re thinking: Clearly this is a simple case of two divas with differing viewpoints.

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5. And we are to assume Ariana is the ‘“bad girl” and Jessie is the “good girl.”

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Although that choice seems dubious, as evidenced by this GIF.

6. But at the end of the song, Jessie completely flip-flops, belting out that NOW she thinks we need a “bad girl.’”

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7. WTF JESSIE!?

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8. Are we expected to believe that Ariana, in the space of a 30 second verse, convinced you to become #teambadgirl?

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9. What is this song actually SAYING? Do we need a good girl or a bad girl?

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10. Nicki, perhaps prudently, stays out of the debate / identity crisis.

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11. Although if I imagine her response to the good / bad girl dichotomy, I’d imagine it would be something like this:

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