Pharrell Williams Talks Gender Equality on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 3:46 PM GMT

Tending to some career duties, Pharrell Williamspaid a visit to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday(April 10).

While chatting with the hilarious talk show host, the “Happy” hitmaker revealed the meaning behind his album title G I R L.

“First of all I have a huge affinity for them,” Pharrell explained. “But at the same time there is a lot of inequality with women.”

He then noted, “What is it like 73 cents to a man’s dollar? Like what is that? The last I heard the only way this entire species can come into existence is through the portal of a woman’s body.”

In regards women’s rights, Mr. Williams stated, “We have legislators and legislation in certain places that tell women that they can and cannot do with their bodies. How is that possible?”

Check out the interview below!

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