Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” might be sending mixed messages about body image but the song’s reached number one on Billboard’s Digital Songs chart, which means Meghan is everywhere. But should her lyrics be?
Whether people agree with the movement or not, feminism and general self-acceptance is popular these days and record labels will say mostly anything to sell a digital download. Enter Meghan Trainor’s problematic song “All About That Bass” which purports to promote personal pride in nontraditionally sized women, but then makes sure to mention that men still like them. From "All About That Bass," which MTV notes will top the charts this week: