Nile Rodgers defends Bowie Tribute: "We Did What We Thought And Still Think Was Right"

17 February 2016, 16:43

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Bowie's collaborator defended his and Lady Gaga's tribute at this Monday's GRAMMY Awards.

Nile Rodgers has spoken out to defend Lady Gaga's tribute to David Bowie at Monday night's GRAMMY Awards, saying they did what they "thought" was right for the time slot.

The producer and disco legend joined forces with Lady Gaga to pay homage to the rock star, who passed away on Sunday 10 January.

However, after mixed responses to the performance and an ambiguous tweet sent by Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, the Let's Dance producer took to Twitter to defend the performance.

Taking to his Twitter account, he responded to others tweets saying: "We did what we thought and still think was right in our short time slot."

Replying to another "hater" the Chic creator added:"Don't take it so seriously. If David or I tried to listen to everyone, we'd have never finished ANYTHING!"

See his series of tweets below:

Bowie's son previously caused a stir when he seemed to tweet the dictionary definition of 'gaga' on his Twitter account.

While some thought it was an innocent nod to the singer's tribute, others saw it as a direct attack on the "overexcited" nature of her performance. 

 

Meanwhile, the director announced he was going to be a father last week, by sharing the card he'd made for his late father to share his news.