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Charli XCX clears up the "personal disagreement" between herself and Rina Sawayama

31 August 2023, 16:28 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

Fans have been speculating that something was brewing between Charli XCX and Rina Sawayama after they noticed she had unfollowed Sawayama on Instagram.

Following this, on Tuesday evening, Charli XCX tweeted "messy era", and had the rumour mill flying.

Fans suspected that their feud began when Sawayama called out The 1975‘s frontman Matty Healy during her performance at Glastonbury, and again, at NOS Alive Festival. Introducing the song "STFU!", she said: “I wrote this next song because I was sick and tired of microaggressions. So, tonight, this song goes out to a white man who watches [pornography series] Ghetto Gaggers and mocks Asian people on a podcast. He also owns my masters. I’ve had enough.”

Charli XCX is currently dating Healy's bandmate George Daniels, and when the trio began trending on X (Twitter), Charli decided to clear up the rumours.

“Look – this all got a bit crazy – me and Rina spoke about things on the phone just now. My unfollowing (which happened a couple of weeks ago) was over a personal disagreement between friends which we’ve now spoken about <3,” she tweeted.

Despite her attempt at diffusing the situation, fans online have been weighing in on the "disagreement", with one person writing: "no offence but why are you as a 31 year old unfollowing someone you like because they fell out with your other friend? you’re not regina george."

Another person slammed her behaviour, saying "unfollowing someone that you worked with after she called out a racist sexist pig publicly who so happens to be your man’s friend and then going on twitter acting like a 14 years old gay boy on stan twitter is not a “messy era” it’s sad to see for you".

Charli XCX features on the track "2 die 4", which is taken from the recently released Addison Rae EP.

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