“I gotta be honest. I was really more of doctor on that song. It was written and then I came in and rewrote the lyric. It was too **** and it needed to be more ‘Smurfy.’ And more kid-friendly. But it still needed to work for radio, too. So I had to keep it tasteful but still have a little bit of that “Ooh La La,” if you will.”
– Writer Bonnie McKee, who wrote “Hold It Against Me” and is contributing on Album 8, describes the inception of “Ooh La La” to MySpace.