In an interview with Rolling Stone,
Australian singer Sia says she refused a photo request from President
Donald Trump in late 2015.
Sia said that Trump, a presidential
candidate at the time, and his daughter Ivanka approached her for a
photo on the set of Saturday Night Live. Sia was the show's
musical guest that week and Trump was the host.
She said that she declined Trump
because of her fans.
“Actually, do you mind if we don't?
I have a lot of queer and Mexican fans, and I don't want them to
think that I support your views,” Sia said she told Trump.
“Oh, no problem. Then don't,” Sia
recalled Trump saying. “It was as if he viewed me as protecting my
brand. He respected that.”
“I was like, 'Thank you so much,' and
then I went into my dressing room and had crazy diarrhea,” she