Grammy Awards producers Ken Ehrlich and writer David Wild recently gave an interview with Rolling Stone where they discussed Frank Ocean's decision to abstain from the ceremony this year They specifically discussed his performance of Forrest Gump at the 2013 Grammys calling it faulty and not great TV suggesting that the experience dissuaded him from performing again Now Frank Ocean has shared a note on his Tumblr responding to the interview FRANK OCEAN OK KEN AND DAVID AS MUCH AS I HATE TO MAKE YOU GUYS FAMOUS OR EVEN RESPOND TO YOU DIRECTLY WE ALL DIE ONE DAY AND YOU' RE OLD SO FUCK IT YEA YEA MY 2013 PERFORMANCE AT THE GRAMMYS WAS ABSOLUTE SHIT TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES BLAH BLAH THANKS FOR THE REMINDER VERY MUCH APPRECIATED FUCK THAT PERFORMANCE THOUGH YOU THINK THAT'S WHY I KEPT MY WORK OUT OF THE GRAMMY PROCESS THIS YEAR? DON'T YOU THINK I WOULD VE WANTED TO PLAY THE SHOW TO RE DE EM MYSELF IF I FELT THAT WAY? IN REALITY I ACTUALLY WANTED TO PARTICIPATE IN HONORING PRINCE ON THE SHOW BUT THEN I FIGURED MY BEST TRIBUTE TO THAT MAN'S LEGACY WOULD BE TO CONTINUE TO BE MYSELF OUT HERE AND TO BE SUCCESSFUL WINNING A TV AWARD DOESN'T CHRISTEN ME SUCCESSFUL IT TOOK ME SOME TIME TO LEARN THAT I BOUGHT ALL MY MASTER S BACK LAST YEAR IN THE PRIME OF MY CAREER THAT'S SUCCESSFUL BLONDE SOLD A MILLION PLUS WITHOUT A LA BEL THAT'S SUCCESSFUL I AM YOUNG BLACK GIFTED AND INDEPENDENT THAT'S MY TRIBUTE I'VE ACTUALLY BEEN TUNING INTO CBS AROUND THIS TIME OF YEAR FOR A WHILE TO SEE WHO GETS THE TOP HONOR AND YOU KNOW WHAT'S REALLY NOT GREAT TV' GUYS 1989 GETTING ALBUM OF THE YEAR OVER TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY HANDS DOWN ONE OF THE MOST FAULTY' TV MOMENTS I'VE SEEN BELIEVE THE PEOPLE BELIEVE THE ONES WHO'D RATHER WATCH SELECT PERFORMANCES FROM YOUR PROGRAM ON YOUTUBE THE DAY AFTER BECAUSE YOUR SHOW PUTS THEM TO SLEEP USE THE OLD GRAM O P HONE TO ACTUALLY LISTEN BRO I'M ONE OF THE BEST ALIVE AND IF YOU'RE UP FOR A DISCUSSION ABOUT THE CULTURAL BIAS AND GENERAL NERVE DAMAGE THE SHOW YOU PRODUCE SUFFERS FROM THEN I'M ALL FOR IT HAVE A GOOD NIGHT Frank Ocean going full Kanye mode on the Grammys for calling his 2013 performance faulty revived me Meme

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