Yes, Gwen; or, Grrl Power, 2005 version

Gwen Stefani shows who's boss at the Oakland Arena.


Andrew Leonard
December 3, 2005 3:23AM (UTC)

Gwen Stefani, stalking the stage at the Oakland Arena Thursday night with all the grace and power of a panther, stopped the music and addressed the packed house.

"I have just one rule for tonight. You have to do whatever the fuck I tell you!"

20,000 girls and young women, ranging from 10 to 25, screamed affirmation.

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The smattering of boyfriends and fathers in attendance kept their mouths shut, and nodded.

And everyone went home happy.


Andrew Leonard

Andrew Leonard is a staff writer at Salon. On Twitter, @koxinga21.

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