Singer Lorde has responded to Iggy Azalea's critical comments about her Kurt Cobain tribute performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction concert in April (14), but refuses to spark a war of words with the rapper.
appropriate, stating she thought the singer-songwriter's former bandmates should have chosen Cobain's peers to front them at the induction ceremony
The Royals hitmaker hit the stage with Nirvana stars Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic as part of a tribute to Cobain and his music.
The Fancy singer enjoyed Lorde's performance, but did did not find it "appropriate", stating she thought the singer-songwriter's former bandmates should have chosen Cobain's peers to front them at the induction ceremony.
She told Billboard magazine, "Nothing against her, but I think when you're doing a tribute to someone that's dead, generally it should be the person's peer. Lorde is not Kurt Cobain's peer. No matter if she killed the performance or not, I just don't think it's appropriate".
The 17 year old has now responded to Azalea telling Confidential, "I enjoyed it. I had a good time. That's all that mattered. "I've been in a position where I've said something in an interview where I've thought, 'Damn, I wish I could take that back'.
I don't know how (Iggy) is feeling about it.
But anyone who's doing well deserves respect, and I respect what she's doing".