#DuaLipaIsOverParty Trends After Critics Call Out Pop Star for Partying With Strippers After Grammys—But Others Are Defending Her

British pop star Dua Lipa sparked debate about her behavior and feminism on Twitter after a video showed her showering a stripper with dollar bills at a Grammy afterparty.

The singer attended the party thrown by Grammy-winning R&B singer and rapper Lizzo in Hollywood Sunday night. Grammy-winners and popstars attended the party, including Rosalia and Lil Nas X, according to Page Six. The party was at Crazy Girls strip club, and Lizzo also brought in male strippers to celebrate her manager's birthday.

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The video shows the "Don't Start Now" singer tossing dollars at a dancing stripper. The user who originally shared the video questioned in Spanish about the example Lipa, Lizzo, and Rosalia were setting: "What a good example dua lipa, lizzo, rosalia (sic) sexualizing women but well afterward they say they are feminists," the user wrote, according to an English translation of the tweet.

The hashtag #DuaLipaIsOverparty trended with some people calling the singer's values into question and others saying the singer should be allowed to enjoy a night at a strip club without criticism.

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Some Twitter users theorizedthat the hashtag was mostly generated by angry k-pop fans who have been known to have a number of accounts and spam hashtags with videos of k-pop stars. "Don't mind this hashtag just a bunch of whack kpop stans all over," one user wrote. "These 'over party' hashtags are just excuses to post more kpop vids," another tweeted.

Tap Music, Dua Lipa's management company, did not immediately respond to request for comment.

Despite the criticism, Lipa's supporters jumped to her defense, saying going to a strip club was not anti-feminist. "[Y]'all canceling dua for going to a strip club? wtf let the girl live her live, supporting exotic dancers is not against feminism or illegal goddamn let her live," one user tweeted. Others also told critics to just leave Lipa be and let her make her own decisions. "Do you, girl. I've been to a strip club. Who cares," another user wrote.

Some also criticized fans for not supporting sex workers. "Sooo let me get this straight, you're cancelling Dua because she went to a strip club, claiming she's anti feminism, the same feminism that shouldn't stigmatize sex workers? Okay," one user wrote.

Many cited a double standard between female popstars and male rappers. "[I]f a male rapper does it hes having fun but if a woman does it to support the workers its bad," one user wrote. "Okay but all your favorite rappers basically live in strip clubs, I guess y'all ain't ready for that conversation," a fan tweeted.

One fan made lemons from lemonade and in a twist, used the hashtag to promote Lipa's upcoming single "Physical," which is due out January 31.

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Dua Lipa attends the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty
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