Got a Tip? Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here
READ NOW

TMZ SPORTS

  • FS1
    M-T-Th-F:
    9:00 PM PST

    W:
    9:30 PM PST
clock-iconREMIND ME TO WATCH

Avril Lavigne -- Japan Says Domo Arigato for 'Hello Kitty' Homage

Back off haters ... Avril Lavigne's controversial "Hello Kitty" music video is NOT racist, and she's actually being hailed as a cultural hero -- at least according to Japanese officials ... TMZ has learned.

ADVERTISEMENT

Top Videos

Hot Bodies

TMZ Urban

ADVERTISEMENT

TMZ Chatter

TMZ Fan Talk

Reality TV

ADVERTISEMENT

LOOKING FOR MORE?

Videos From The TMZ Vault