Nicole Scherzinger takes a dig at her former band, the Pussycat Dolls, in her new single, free.
The song was released as the singer was embroiled in a lawsuit with her former band founder.
Every page six, the Pussycat Dolls, who rose to fame in the mid-2000s, briefly reunited in November 2019 and released their comeback single React in February 2020. However, their plans to continue touring and record a new album were scuppered due to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as civil unrest.
In September 2021, the band’s founder, Robin Antin, sued Schzinger for breach of contract, claiming the singer refused to go on a reunion tour unless she got more money than the band members and compensation for their performance. Creative control.
Later that month, Scherzinger responded to Antin’s lawsuit, which she called a “baseless effort to enforce an agreement that expired in 2019.”
On March 4, 2023, Scherzinger sang in her song to headline her WorldPride in Sydney, Australia.
“Allow me to introduce myself / I’m not the little doll you knew / She paid the price / Now she has herself,” the lyrics read.
“I’ve got a new attitude inside / I’ve got a new pair of shoes / Step aside, please,” she continued. “I don’t work for you anymore / Killed me for compromising / Bitch, I just woke up redefining.”
At the concert, Schuchinger also sang several Pussycat Dolls hits in a performance, including don’t check and when i grow up.