Kate Nash: 'I wouldn't strip for success'
Published Apr 8 2011, 20:44 BST | By Kristy Kelly Kate Nash
has declared that she would never "show her body" to promote herself.
The 'Pumpkin Soup'
singer insisted that she is a musician, not a "stripper" or "model".
She explained: "I wouldn't show my body to sell music, but I am very opinionated and passionate about what I do. I'm a musician. I'm not a stripper or a model.
"But I don't think that makes me the girl next door. It is riskier not to take your kit off and have opinions and be smart and powerful. The world feels freaked out by that."
According to Bang Showbiz
, Nash claimed that artists who expose flesh are setting a bad example to young girls who idolise them.
She added: "It's a shame that 14-year-old girls are made to think they have to be sexy, thin, tanned and blonde to get a boyfriend.
"Popstars can still be attractive and sexy without being a pin-up, blow-up doll. Intelligence is a factor as well."
Nash recently admitted that she is sad male songwriters dominate the music industry