In a video interview with The Daily Caller, legendary singer-songwriter Chaka Khan called on President Obama and Congress to “fix the friggin’ earth” and ensure that she is able to collect her Social Security.
TheDC asked Khan, 59, if there is anything she wants President Obama to do in his second term that was not done in the first.
“I just want my Social Security, okay? If he can work that out, that’d be great,” she said on the red carpet at the BET Honors taping at the Warner Theatre on Saturday.
“I’ve put money aside every month for 40 years — for 40 years — and I want to see some returns.”
The “I’m Every Woman” Grammy Award winner also told TheDC she is most concerned about environmental issues.
“I’m really concerned about this planet, first off. And if we don’t have this planet, what good is anything else? It doesn’t make any sense. So, I really think a little more focus should be put on maybe keeping the air clean and the water clean and stuff like that,” she said.
“I think we should clean up this friggin’ earth – that’s what we need to do.”
The BET Honors air on BET February 11. Khan was recognized during the show for her contributions to music.