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Vanessa Carlton has blasted Chris Brown for sharing her music on International Women's Day

“I do not want to be associated with an artist that has assaulted women on a day like today.”

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IN THE YEAR 2000, 19-year-old Vanessa Carlton released a song that was incredibly successful because it’s impossible to get it out of your head once it gets stuck in there.

Four years later, White Chicks was released, which meant that it was stuck in everybody’s head for about four more years. Even now, there are probably plenty of people who still instinctively quote Terry Crews by shouting “I love this song!” every time they hear the beginning of it.

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Yesterday, we learned that Chris Brown is one of those people, after he shared ‘A Thousand Miles’ to his Instagram account. He captioned a video, which has since been deleted ‘MOOD. THIS SONG LIT FOREVER.’ He later reuploaded the song to his Instagram account after Vanessa Carlton aired her disapproval.

Vanessa Carlton, who is now 37 years old, wasn’t having a bar of it.

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She wrote on her Instagram account:

Today Chris Brown posted my video. I am now being repeatedly tagged to his account. Being that today is International Women’s Day, I feel compelled to draw a line. I support survivors not perpetrators of domestic violence. I do not want to be associated with an artist that has assaulted women on a day like today. Thank you.

Her Instagram account has since been set to private, presumably due to the backlash from Chris Brown fans, after he shared this response where he accused the singer of ‘spreading hatred’:

I posted a song that was and still is a great song and the artist felt she was doing her duty as a WOMAN to continue to spread this kind of hatred today. I won’t keep it up long. I just hope she knows she is loved and her song is great.

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