Janelle Monáe’s Mother Had A Priceless Reaction To Their Sultry ‘Lipstick Lover’ Video

The singer shared a video of it to their Instagram account on Monday.

Janelle Monáe’s “Lipstick Lover” music video has been the topic of discussion on social media over the past few days. Perhaps the best reaction to the video came from the singer’s mother, Janet Robinson.

In an Instagram video posted on Monday (May 15), the 37-year-old can be seen FaceTiming their mom and relaying her initial impression of their latest visual, which dropped Friday (May 12).

“Oh, that’s cool!” Monáe’s mother says after watching the new video. “Only thing, though, are you gon’ be able to show that new booty all the time on, uh… the YouTube?”

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“Yeah, they said we could,” Monáe answered before asking for their mother’s opinion.

“Well, it would be nice if you had a man’s butt up there,” Robinson joked. “It’s just that we know y’all versatile – it could be a man or a woman.”

The sultry video is a celebration of queer love and the female body. It shows, among other things, Monáe posing topless and singing directly into another woman’s backside. The song is from Monáe’s forthcoming album The Age of Pleasure, slated for a June 2 release.

Robinson proved why she always has her child’s back: “It’s a nice song,” she said. “If people don’t get hysterical about the booty so bad, if they just listen to the lyrics and the song, you gon’ go triple.”

“I’m gonna go triple what?” Monáe replied, before their mother noted: “Triple on it. Triple, uh…. triple golden.”

“[Laughs] I love you, mama,” she responded, laughing.

Watch the full Instagram video below.

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