Erykah Badu says her controversial new music video for the song "Window Seat" has been "grossly misunderstood."
The R&B singer appeared on "The Wanda Sykes Show" on Saturday night to defend her performance, a day after Dallas police charged her with disorderly conduct in connection with the video, Entertainment Weekly reports.
"My point was grossly misunderstood all over America," Badu told Sykes.
In the video, Badu takes off all of her clothes in Dealey Plaza, where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. The singer then falls to the sound of a gunshot.
Badu told Sykes that she denied intending any insult to the memory of the president, EW reports.
"JFK is one of my heroes, one of the nation's heroes," she said. "John F. Kennedy was a revolutionary; he was not afraid to butt heads with America, and I was not afraid to show America my butt-naked truth."
Sykes then debuted her parody of the video, in which the comedian trips and falls on a sidewalk while attempting to strip like Badu does in her video.
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