And she for sure put herself out there to be bashed. And I think she's okay with that or she would have faded into the background long ago. By all means bash, discuss, defend, etc. her all you want. That's exactly what I thought I was doing too.
IMO, she likes to turn everything into a performance and this one certainly fits the bill. As I watched it live, it was the best of that day. And she looked fabulous while doing it.