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Mary Lambert talks Same Love performance with Macklemore

She is the featured artist in Macklemore’s 2012 hit song Same Love.

And Mary Lambert has spoken about the marriage equality debate in Australia ahead of her anticipated performance with the rapper at the NRL Grand Final on Sunday.

The 28-year-old, who is married to musician Michelle Chamuel, told Junkee: ‘Performing ‘Same Love’ in Australia is not about being political, it’s about being human.’ 

‘It’s not about being political, it’s about being human’: Mary Lambert has spoken about the marriage equality debate in Australia ahead of her anticipated performance with the rapper at the NRL Grand Final on Sunday

She told the publication that being scared, vulnerable and open to people who are opposed to same sex debate is the best way to help them understand.

‘Vulnerability is essential in the fight, even though vulnerability is really scary. [It’s] not for the faint of heart.’  

Mary and Macklemore’s performance of ‘Same Love’ at the football grand final comes after Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently took to Twitter against the song.

'Vulnerability is essential in the fight': She told the publication that being scared, vulnerable and open to people who are opposed to same sex debate is the best way to help them understand

‘Vulnerability is essential in the fight’: She told the publication that being scared, vulnerable and open to people who are opposed to same sex debate is the best way to help them understand

Defiant: Mary and Macklemore's performance of 'Same Love' at the football grand final comes after Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently took to Twitter against the song (pictured with her wife Michelle Chamuel)

Defiant: Mary and Macklemore’s performance of ‘Same Love’ at the football grand final comes after Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently took to Twitter against the song (pictured with her wife Michelle Chamuel)

He wrote: ‘Footy fans shouldn’t be subjected to a politicised grand final. Sport is sport!’

The politicians tweet was sparked after former NRL player Tony Hall launched a petition. 

The singer recalled an argument she had with a man whom she said never had his beliefs challenged that left her upset in tears, causing him to apologise. 

Being real: The singer recalled an argument she had with a man whom she said never had his beliefs challenged that left her upset in tears, causing him to apologise. 'Crying... is how the message is being received. If you don't want to be a s***head then you shouldn't say that'

Being real: The singer recalled an argument she had with a man whom she said never had his beliefs challenged that left her upset in tears, causing him to apologise. ‘Crying… is how the message is being received. If you don’t want to be a s***head then you shouldn’t say that’

She said that crying humanises the topic and shows people that it is life.

‘[Crying says:] you affected me in this way. You may not have meant to do that and this might not be what you’re trying to put down, but this is how the message is being received. If you don’t want to be a s***head then you shouldn’t say that.’  

With the recently release of her EP, Bold, Mary also hinted at a tour next May or June.

New music: With the recently release of her EP, Bold, Mary also hinted at a tour next May or June

New music: With the recently release of her EP, Bold, Mary also hinted at a tour next May or June

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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