Interviewer: Taylor Swift once said that you have a responsibility as a public figure. Do you agree with this statement?
Tomo: I think it depends on what she meant by that.
Interviewer: She meant that you are a role model and that you have to be aware of what you’re doing.
Tomo: No, I don’t agree with that. As a matter of fact, I think that’s total bullshit! Because we’re artists and we’re also people just like everybody else. It’s not our job to babysit or to make sure we're not offending somebody. It’s our job to express ourselves and whatever way we think that fit and you as a listener or an observer of whatever we call our art, it’s your job to decide if it offends you or if it inspires you or if it gets you excited or makes you happy or makes you sad, you know. Our job is just to be ourselves and to put ourselves out there and to not be inhibited by thinking about what somebody might think, that’s not our job.
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