FKA twigs gives birth to a baby scarf in her new video for 'Glass & Patron'

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In conjunction with the YouTube Music Awards, FKA twigs wrote, produced, and directed her latest video for "Glass & Patron." Though straying from convention is not new for twigs, the video is likely her most bizarre yet.

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The clip begins with her choking herself (why?) and then running her super spiky nails over her realistically preggo tummy.  I thought for sure she was going to go Alien and tear her baby sac open with her claw, but luckily we're spared that indignity.

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In a most violent home-birth, twigs yanks her own scarf baby from her uterus like a clown-trick and…

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We're suddenly in a forest, with grown men tangled in said scarf.

What. Does. This. Mean?

After a long display of dudes with fully-formed biceps trying to escape the dainty scarf in the woods, we are transported to another part of the forest where a mirrored catwalk and a not-pregnant, tin-foil-wrapped FKA twigs await.

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The rest of the video consists of single shots and group shots of vogue-ing — which does make sense, given twigs' experience as a backup dancer.

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The video's weird, and the song isn't much easier to comprehend, with lyrics like:

Do you have a lighter?
Am I dancing sexy yet?
Are you watching me cause I move alone?

Look a little harder
Everything I hold is wet
And I've never tasted glass and patron

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Here's the video so you can try to decode it for yourself:

Images via FKA twigs and YouTube Music Awards.

Akilah Hughes is a comedian, YouTuber, and staff writer and producer for Fusion's culture section. You can almost always find her waxing poetic about memes and using too many emojis. 🍕

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