But with every career high — and he’s had plenty during the 12 years before “Gangnam” mania — comes controversies, including a recent British tabloid report of a man who died doing the “Gangnam Style” dance and political outlets that in December disseminated concert footage from 2002 and 2004 of Psy (who briefly studied at Boston University) seemingly denouncing U.S. military practices in Iraq.
The singer issued an apology “for any pain caused” and two days later was shaking hands with President Obama. The topic of conversation? Nothing of a diplomatic nature. Says Psy, “He told me he’s good at ‘Gangnam Style’ but that the ladies at his house are embarrassed when he’s dancing so he’s not doing it.”
Sixty-four-year-old Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was spotted downing beers and dancing in Colombia Sunday night, and people love her even more for it. Clinton, a dozen friends, and her bodyguards partied Sunday night at Cafe Havana in Cartagena at the close of the VI Summit of the Americas, the New York Post reports, and once upon a time, you could imagine these photos being viewed in a very negative light, considering the photos appeared as 11 Secret Service members are in trouble for bringing hookers to their hotel rooms in Colombia.
But that’s not the case this time. ”Clinton letting her hair down is the kind of thing that would play well in that presidential run in 2016 that some of her supporters have suddenly started talking about in the last few weeks,”Politico’s Maggie Haberman writes. Fox Nation treats the news warmly, saying, “In photos taken at the salsa hotspot, Mrs Clinton can be seen dancing with her hands in the air and swigging back a bottle of beer while surrounded by friends.” And the populist Post reports, “Clinton quickly proved she’s just a regular gal when it comes to drinking — she eschewed a glass and sucked down her Aguila pilsner cerveza straight from the bottle.”