Sir Mix-a-Lot breaks silence on Blake Lively 'booty' brouhaha

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EXCLUSIVE: Sir Mix-a-Lot Defends Blake Lively's 'Oakland Booty' Photo Caption

Don't worry, Blake Lively; your booty has the Sir Mix-a-Lot stamp of approval.

The actress, who's been accused of racism this week after posting a photo of her posterior with a lyric from the Sir Mix-a-Lot classic "Baby Got Back," has gained a crucial endorsement from the rapper himself.

"I don't think she'd wear that dress if she thought that booty is horrible — and to me, it ain't horrible," the rapper asserted to the New York Daily News.

Lively drew fire this week for posting front-and-back pictures of herself in a form-fitting dress, along with the caption, "L.A. face with an Oakland booty" — a lyric from the 1992 hip-hop classic.

L.A. face with an Oakland booty

A photo posted by Blake Lively (@blakelively) on

Because the Internet is the Internet, some users suggested Lively would be more suited to wearing a Klansman's hood and robe.

But Sir Mix-a-Lot fails to see what the big deal is — aside from the big deal that's wrapped in the back of Lively's dress.

"I don't get it at all," the rapper noted. "She's saying she's proud of her butt. I'm glad she embraced the look, because that's what I wanted (with the song)."

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Blake Lively attends the Apple Store Soho Presents Meet The Filmmaker: Blake Lively, 'Age of Adaline' at Apple Store Soho on April 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 02: Actress Blake Lively arrives at the 18th Annual Kids Choice Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavillion on April 2, 2005 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 25: (L-R) Actors Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn and America Ferrera make an appearance at Planet Hollywood to promote their new movie 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' on May 25, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - MAY 31: Actors Blake Lively and Mike Vogel arrive at the premiere of 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' at The Grauman's Chinese Theatre on May 31, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - DECEMBER 10: Actress Blake Lively arrives at the Hollywood Life magazine's 6th Annual Breakthrough Awards held at Henry Fonda Music Box Theatre on December 10, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 20: (L-R) Actors Ed Westwick, Penn Badgley, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, and Chase Crawford arrive to the CW Television Critics Association Press Tour party at the Fountain Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on July 20, 2007 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 17: Blake Lively poses at Saks Fifth Avenue's Viva La Cure to kickoff the 'Key to the Cure' weekend at The Sea Gril on October 17, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 15: Actress Blake Lively attends the ''7th On Sale'' gala at the 69th Regiment Armory on November 15, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
PARIS - JANUARY 23: Blake Lively leaves the Valentino fashion show during Paris Fashion Week (Haute Couture) Spring-Summer 2008 on January 23, 2008 in Paris, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 13: Actress Blake Lively arrives for the Entertainment Weekly and Vavoom annual upfront party at the Bowery Hotel on May 13, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JULY 14: Actress Blake Lively attends Vitaminwater's MLB All-Star week celebration at Hudson Terrace on July 14, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 04: (U.S. TABS OUT) Actress Blake Lively appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios August 4, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07: Actress Blake Lively attends the Miss Sixty Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Tent, Bryant Park on September 7, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: Actress Blake Lively and designer Michael Kors backstage at Michael Kors Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Tent, Bryant Park on September 10, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for IMG)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 21: Actress Blake Lively attends US Weekly's Hot Hollywood Issue Celebration at Skylight on October 21, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: Blake Lively attends the 5th Anniversary of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund at Skylight Studios on November 17, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
BERLIN - FEBRUARY 09: Actress Blake Lively attends the photocall for 'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee' as part of the 59th Berlin Film Festival at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 9, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
BERLIN - FEBRUARY 09: Actress Blake Lively attends the premiere for 'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee' as part of the 59th Berlin Film Festival at the Berlinal Palast on February 9, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Actress Blake Lively attends 'The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images North America)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 25: Actress Blake Lively attends a cocktail party honoring two greats at their game hosted by InStyle and Tiffany & Co. at The Cooper Square Hotel - Penthouse on August 25, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for InStyle)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Actresses Blake Lively (L) and Leighton Meester present the Outstanding Directing In A Comedy Series award onstage during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre on September 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Actress Blake Lively attends the 2009 Angel Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on October 20, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 17: Actress Blake Lively attends the New York premiere of 'Sherlock Holmes' at the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on December 17, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 12: Actress Blake Lively attends the 'You Know You Want It' publication celebration at Henri Bendel on January 12, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07: Actress Blake Lively attends Fashion's Night Out: The Show at Lincoln Center on September 7, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Conde Nast)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: Actress Blake Lively and actor Jeremy Renner speak at 'The Town' press conference during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival at the Hyatt Regency on September 10, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 11: Actress Blake Lively arrives at 'The Town' Premiere held at Roy Thomson Hall during the 35th Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 30: Actress Blake Lively attends the Spring 2011 Eyewear collection at Tiffany & Co. on September 30, 2010 in New York, City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Tiffany & Co.)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 16: Actor Ryan Reynolds accepts the award for Most Anticipated Movie from presenter Blake Lively onstage during Spike TV's 'Scream 2010' at The Greek Theatre on October 16, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Caulfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: Blake Lively poses with the award for Best TV Star at the 2011 ELLE Style Awards at the Grand Connaught Rooms on February 14, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Actress Blake Lively attends an intimate dinner in her honor hosted by CHANEL at La Grenouille on March 2, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for CHANEL)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Blake Lively attends the CHANEL dinner hosted in her honor during Paris Fashion Week on March 5, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Actress Blake Lively attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Time Warner)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 31: Actress Blake Lively, recipient of the Breakthrough Performer of the Year award, arrives at the CinemaCon awards ceremony at the Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, March 31, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 09: Clemence Poesy (L) and Blake Lively attend the Chanel Collection Croisiere Show 2011-12 at the Hotel du Cap on May 9, 2011 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 05: Actress Blake Lively poses in the press room during the 2011 MTV Movie Awards at Universal Studios' Gibson Amphitheatre on June 5, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 15: Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds arrive at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Green Lantern' held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on June 15, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Actress Blake Lively attends the Christian Louboutin Cocktail party at Barneys New York on November 1, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 07: Actress Blake Lively accepts the Choice TV Drama Actress award onstage during the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Actress Blake Lively attends the Museum of Modern Art's 4th Annual Film benefit 'A Tribute to Pedro Almodovar' at the Museum of Modern Art on November 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Actress Blake Lively arrives at Premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Savages' at Westwood Village on June 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actress Blake Lively attends the 'Savages' New York premiere at SVA Theater on June 27, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Actress Blake Lively attends the celebration of CHANEL FINE JEWELRY'S 80th anniversary of the 'Bijoux De Diamants' collection created by Gabrielle Chanel on October 9, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Chanel)
Blake Lively performs during '12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief' December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 10: Actress Blake Lively attends 'The Croods' premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 theater on March 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 01: Blake Lively talks on stage at the 'Chime For Change: The Sound Of Change Live' Concert at Twickenham Stadium on June 1, 2013 in London, England. Chime For Change is a global campaign for girls' and women's empowerment founded by Gucci with a founding committee comprised of Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini, Salma Hayek Pinault and Beyonce Knowles-Carter. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Gucci)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 15: Actress Blake Lively attends the H&M New Orleans Flagship Store Opening party on November 15, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images for H&M)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: Actress Blake Lively attends the unveiling of Van Cleef & Arpels redesigned New York 5th Avenue Flagship Maison at Van Cleef & Arpels on December 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Van Cleef & Arpels)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14: Blake Lively attends the Opening ceremony and the 'Grace of Monaco' Premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2014 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Blake Lively attends the 'Mr Turner' premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2014 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16: Actors Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Captives' premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2014 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: Actress Blake Lively attends Angel Ball 2014 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on October 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Actress Blake Lively attends God's Love We Deliver, Golden Heart Awards on October 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Michael Kors)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08: Blake Lively and Martha Stewart speak on stage at the Martha Stewart American Made Summit on November 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Actress Blake Lively poses backstage at the Gabriela Cadena fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Gabriela Cadena)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 02: Actress Blake Lively attends L'Oreal Paris' Ninth Annual Women Of Worth Celebration at The Pierre Hotel on December 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Blake Lively Visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on April 21, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon')
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 19: Actress Blake Lively attends 'The Age of Adaline' premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 theater on April 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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The rapper did, however, allow that Lively's detractors might have a point, depending on the intent of her quote.

"If what she's saying 'I have this butt that Mix-a-Lot was talking about in 'Baby Got Back,' that's a good thing. She's saying, 'I've embraced this ideal of beautiful,'" Sir Mix-a-Lot said."However, if what she's saying is 'I cannot believe I got this fat, this is horrible,' then I agree with the critics."

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