Germaine Greer tells Beyonce to put her clothes on

Beyonce told to by controversial feminist to put her clothes back on.
Beyonce told to by controversial feminist to put her clothes back on. Photo credit: Getty

Australian author Germaine Greer has hit out at Beyonce, saying her stage outfits are a "sexual display" and she needs to put her clothes back on.

"Someone like Beyonce, who I think is a fantastic musician, a beautiful voice - as true as a bell - why has she always got to be f**king naked and have her tits hanging out? Why?" she says in a new BBC documentary, The Sun reports.

"I'm not saying you have to keep your clothes on, but why is sexual display part of the job? I might as well ask that question to a barmaid who says she doesn't get any tips if she doesn't show cleavage."

She goes on to bag on female athletes, asking why they have to be near-naked as well and that "nakedness is a sign of submission and inequality".

This isn't the first time that she has come into the spotlight for criticising women; she also recently declared that people who undergo gender reassignment surgery are not actually women.

She made headlines last month for saying rapists shouldn't go to jail.

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