Why You Have to Go and Make Things So Uncomplicated? Avril Lavigne’s Foray Into Kawaii and Anime Culture

Avril Lavigne has sunk low in the past (see: being married to Sum 41 lead singer Deryck Whibley and being married to Nickelback lead singer Chad Kroeger), but her recent single and accompanying video, “Hello Kitty,” demarcates a new and distinct class of poor taste. Although Lavigne rose to the …