American singer Barbra Streisand said "it doesn’t matter" if her new music offends supporters of President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt MORE in an interview with New York Times released Tuesday.

Streisand discussed her new, politically driven album "Walls," which does not hold back in its criticism. 


"I would lie awake at night with Trump’s outrages running through my head, and I had to do another album for Columbia Records, so I thought, why not make an album about what’s on my mind?" she explained.

Asked if she felt that artists had an obligation to be more involved in politics now, Streisand explained that she felt motivated to speak as a person rather than a musician.

"But me in real life is more important than me as the artist," she said. "As a citizen, that’s the role."

Streisand has been a frequent critic of the Trump administration, calling the president “fat egg, sitting on a wall, and one day he’s going to fall off the wall” in an interview with The Guardian earlier in October, alluding to the Humpy Dumpty nursery rhyme.

She has also been a vocal supporter of Democrats ahead of the midterm elections next week.

In the same Guardian piece, she explained that she was “saying more than just vote” but to “vote for Democrats.” She also has worked with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on a fundraising campaign.