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If Adam Lambert was looking to be the most-talked about performer at Sunday night's American Music Awards he definitely succeeded. With a jaw-dropping performance filled with sex-simulation and a male-on-male make-out, the American Idol runner-up's performance of "For Your Entertainment" had everyone buzzing come Monday morning. But Adam is making no apologies for his decisions and says it's his right as an artist to express himself in any way he wants.
"You know honestly, if I offended some people... it's apples and oranges. I'm not an artist that does things for every single person," he told Access Hollywood. "I believe in artistic freedom and expression, I believe in honoring the lyrics of a song, and those lyrics aren't really for everybody either."
Adam's performance was edited for the West Coast broadcast, which the singer calls an act of "discrimination."
"There's a big double standard, female pop artists have been doing things provocative like that for years, and the fact that I'm a male, and I'll be edited and discriminated against could be a problem," he explained. "People are scared and it's really sad, I just wish people could open their minds up and enjoy things, it's all for a laugh, it's really not that big of a deal."
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