Joy Villa brings politics to Grammy Awards red carpet with a border wall-inspired dress – USA TODAY
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Joy Villa is making another political statement at this year’s Grammy Awards.
The singer arrived at the event’s red carpet Sunday in a border wall-inspired outfit.
The look included a silver dress, barbed wire shoulder details and a spikey metal headpiece. She also wore a red purse with the words “Make America Great Again” across the front.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Villa said she loves what President Donald Trump is doing in office.
“Unemployment is down,” she said. “I am totally for President Trump, and it’s only been one year. I can’t wait for the next seven years!”
She added that to her outfits, this year’s ensemble designed by Designers Allinger of Desi Designs, are a way to express herself.
“It’s an opportunity to show the world who I am on the red carpet, which to me is the same as a stage. I approach it as a show. I want to ‘wow’ people,” she told THR. “My heroes on the red carpet have always been Cher, Madonna, the wild ones; the worst dressed. Or Lady Gaga with the meat dress. Who even talks about the best dressed? No one even remembers who was best-dressed last year!”
This isn’t the first time Villa has donned shocking looks for the biggest night in music.
Last year, she wore a pro-life purse and a fetus-in-utero hand-painted onto her ballgown’s skirt. In 2016, she donned a “Make America Great Again” dress, inspired by Trump’s campaign slogan.
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