Kylie Minogue refused to censor same-sex kisses from her video for “All The Lovers”, the video’s director has revealed.
In the video for the 2010 single from album Aphrodite, a number of same-sex couples can be seen stripping down to their underwear and kissing in the streets. They join other couples to form a writhing pyramid, with Kylie perched on top.
Director Joseph Khan has revealed that Kylie quietly refused to remove the gay kisses from the video when asked to by an unnamed country.
He wrote on Twitter: “A country asked us to cut the gay kissing from ATL. Kylie Minogue said no. No press release. She is amazing.”
— Joseph Kahn (@JosephKahn) March 31, 2017
Kylie said at the time the video was an “homage to her gay audience who helped propel her initial success.”
She later added: “[Khan] came up with a brilliant, simple idea and executed it so sensitively.
“It’s still cutting edge, it still gets you a little hot under the collar, but I think there’s a real sensitivity. It’s what I’m about and what I love.”
The singer is currently working on a follow-up to her last album, 2015’s Kylie Christmas.
Watch the “All The Lovers” video below: