Ivy Queen Calls Out Media for “Disrespectful” Post

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Ivy Queen is feeling disrespected by the Puerto Rican radio personality Molusco—and she let him know publicly. Today (Feb. 2), the reggaeton pioneer called out Molusco for posting a picture she deemed unflattering.

Earlier this week, Billboard revealed that Ivy Queen would receive the Icon Award at this year’s Women in Music ceremony. She will be honored for her historic contributions to reggaeton music as a woman in the genre. She came up alongside Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, and Tego Calderón. Previous Icon Award honorees include Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Lopez, and Cyndi Lauper, so Ivy Queen will be in incredible company. 

Earlier today, Jorge Pabón, who is also known as Molusco, announced the news of Ivy Queen’s Icon Award on his Instagram account. In his post, he used a photo that Ivy Queen considered to be unflattering. She first called out Molusco’s post in her Instagram stories.

“Someone that appreciates you knows that photo will provoke jokes on social media,” she wrote. Ivy Queen then called him a “lechón,” or pig.

La Caballota then wrote about Molusco’s post on her Instagram grid. She talked about the unfair beauty standards that are placed on women. “You want me to be the butt of your joke, well here’s my repost,” she wrote. “I’m up to here… how much it takes for us women to meet other people’s standards. Piece of manure. Someone to explain to me if this is respect towards my existence!!”

In another Instagram post on the matter, Ivy Queen revealed that her comment on Molusco’s “disrespectful” post kept getting deleted. She posted a screenshot of her comment where she implied that Molusco performs oral sex on the people he wants on his show. Ivy Queen’s post also included a vintage video of herself from the start of her career. She said that Molusco could have used that video in his original post instead. 

Billboard’s Women in Music Awards will take place on Mar. 1 at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Becky G will also be honored with the Impact Award.