This Is One Of The Most Hilarious Feminist Statements I've Seen In Quite Some Time

According to these two singers, Maddie and Tae, they were sitting around in their studio one day, listening to country by their favorite male artists, and they realized a few issues with how women were being treated in them. So they wrote a song about it. Take a look at the great video below.

Bonus points if you can name all the references in the lyrics!

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Maddie Marlow: 1, 2, 3, 4

Maddie Marlow: Well, I wish I had some shoes on my two bare feet, and it's getting kind of cold in these painted-on cut-off jeans. I hate the way this bikini top chafes. Do I really have to wear it all day?

Together: Yeah, baby! I hear you over there on your tailgate whistling.

Maddie Marlow: Saying, "Hey, girl."

Together: But you know I ain't listening. Because I got a name, and to you it ain't "pretty little thing", "honey", or "baby". Yeah, it's driving me red-red-red-red-red-red-red neck crazy.

Tae Dye: Sing it with us.

Together: Being the girl in a country song, how in the world did it go so wrong? Like all we're good for is looking good for you and your friends on the weekend. Nothing more. We used to get a little respect. Now, we're lucky if we even get to climb up in your truck, keep my mouth shut, and ride along, and be the girl in a country song.

Maddie Marlow: I want you all to get up here and sing. You all can shake your moneymaker.

Together: Shaking my moneymaker ain't ever made me a dime, and there ain't no sugar for you in this shaker of mine.

Maddie Marlow: And tell me one more time.

Together: "You got to get you some of that."

Maddie Marlow: Sure, I'll slide on over.

Together: But you're going to get slapped.

Tae Dye: Ha!

Together: These days, it ain't easy being that. Girl in a country song, how in the world did it go so wrong? Like all we're good for is looking good for you and your friends on the weekend. Nothing more. We used to get a little respect. Now, we're lucky if we even get to climb up in your truck, keep my mouth shut, and ride along, and be the girl in a country song.

Maddie Marlow: Yeah, yeah, yeah, baby.

Together: Aww no, Conway and George Strait never did it this way. Back in the old days, aww you all, we ain't a cliché. That ain't no way.

Maddie Marlow: To treat a lady.

Together: Like a girl in a country song, how in the world did it go so wrong? Like all we're good for is looking good for you and your friends on the weekend. Nothing more. We used to get a little respect. Now, we're lucky if we even get to climb up in your truck, keep my mouth shut, and ride along down some old dirt road we don't even want to be on, and be the girl in a country song.

Maddie Marlow: Yeah, baby. I ain't your tan-legged Juliet.

Tae Dye: And can I put on some real clothes now, seriously?

Maddie Marlow: Aww, no. Sorry, Tae.

Tae Dye: Thanks.

Maddie Marlow: Now, we're stuck and cut-off to you all. Awesome!

Tae Dye: Thank you, guys. Thank you.

Maddie Marlow: I have to say before we come talk to you all, seeing you all sing the lyrics and trying to keep it together up here...

Tae Dye: Yeah, yeah.

Maddie Marlow: But that is like the... That is the highlight of our whole entire week to seeing you all. And obviously K102, you all have been playing it like crazy.

Tae Dye: Yes, oh yeah.

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Original song by Maddie & Tae. Originally seen on NPR.

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