Chilean musician Mon Laferte is making a political assertion on the Latin Grammys.
The singer-songwriter, 36, uncovered her naked chest in the course of the largest night time in Latin music Thursday in protest of police brutality in Chile.
Whereas strolling the pink carpet in Las Vegas, Laferte stopped and opened her black jacket to disclose the phrase “En Chile torturan violan y matan” on her chest, which interprets to “In Chile they torture, rape and kill.”
That wasn’t her solely political assertion of the night time. Laferte gained greatest various album for “Norma” on the Latin Grammys and devoted her win to her residence nation.
“I want to thank my colleagues … and especially to the public, the people, the fans that are there; without people nothing could happen,” she mentioned throughout her acceptance speech.
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Chileans have been collaborating in demonstrations over inequality and higher social companies which have more and more turned violent. No less than 20 folks have died within the protests, which began final month after the federal government introduced a hike in subway fares.
Contributing: The Related Press