On the Charts: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Is 2017’s Top Album With Platinum Week

Taylor Swift's Reputation scored the best-selling week of 2017 – and became the year's highest-selling album in total so far – as the singer's latest Number One LP sold over 1.2

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Taylor Bennett and Urban Outfitters Are Giving Back to Homeless Youth

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Independent music artist and entrepreneur Taylor Bennett is partnering with Urban Outfitters to give back to homeless youth this holiday season.

The 21-year-old Chicago native, who happens to be the younger brother of hip-hop star Chance The Rapper, is one of eight creatives selected to participate in “The Giving Guide” campaign, presented by FujiFilm and Urban Outfitters. Through the campaign, the retail store will donate $ 5,000 to eight different charities chosen by the creatives.

 

Taylor Bennett (Photo Credit: Photographer: Anna Zajac)

 

 

In an interview published on Urban Outfitters Blog, Bennett talked about why he chose to support La Casa Norte, an organization that helps provide homeless youth and families with housing and other resources. “I’m proud to work with La Casa Norte here in Chicago,” he said. “In 2002, La Casa Norte opened its doors to youth and families in Humboldt Park. Over the past 15 years, they have helped over 25,000 individuals from 43 Chicagoland zip codes move towards housing stability, self-sufficiency, and financial security.”

Although Bennett grew up in a prominent, politically connected family in Chicago’s West Chatham, he revealed that he has supported friends who have been homeless. “I have friends who have often had to stay at my house, another friend’s, or slept on the train. I have friends that wouldn’t go home because of issues with their families,” he said. “Chicago Public Schools (CPS) identified a record 22,144 students experiencing homelessness or housing instability in 2013-14.” Bennett, who came out as bisexual in January, added that “a large portion of homeless youth is LGBTQ.”

Bennett also opened up about working with the clothing company. “I love Urban Outfitters,” he told Black Enterprise, noting that he was an ambassador of the retailer’s pride collection earlier this year, which celebrated the LGBTQ students. “I love the fact that they’re helping not just artists, but influencers, give back to a charity of their choice.”

In addition to being a fan of Urban Outfitters clothing, Bennett says partnering with the company has given him an opportunity to gain exposure for his brand and issues he cares about. “I think it’s very important to get your face out there,” he said, and “to be able to collaborate with major corporations that can give you platforms that…artists might not be able to get through music videos and touring.”

 

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When he’s not making music and building his brand, Bennett is focused on up-and-coming artists like Bianca Shaw, a rapper out of Chicago signed to his indie music label Tay Bennett Entertainment. He started the label in 2015 with his own money, without investors or a parent company. Now, he uses the label to teach artists the ins and outs of the industry while giving them a chance to be at the front of their image and art. “It’s just important to be in control of your marketing and your music. I think if you create something, then you should be in charge of how you sell it.”

After working with Urban Outfitters for two campaigns and other big name brands like Timberland and Footaction, Taylor says he’s hoping to collaborate with designer cap company New Era next year. “We have something in the works with New Era, which should be really dope. I think they’re one of the best hat companies. I grew up wearing New Era hats.”

Ultimately, by building his brand, Bennett hopes to continue to be an inspirational voice for others. “If you have a platform to help and give back then you should.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jack Antonoff Shares Insight Into the Making of Taylor Swift’s ‘New Year’s Day’

Out of all the producers Taylor Swift teamed up with for her new album Reputation, one was the indie-pop favorite collaborator Jack Antonoff.

While Antonoff fronts his own band, Bleachers, he also is busy in the studio working with artists like Lorde and St. Vincent to bring their latest albums to life, too.

After Swift performed one of her Antonoff-co-written songs on Monday night’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to an emotional reception, the producer took to Twitter to share a little bit of the back story of the piano-driven ballad “New Year’s Day.”

“Taylor doing New Year’s Day on Fallon was beautiful,” Antonoff wrote. “That song means a lot to me. Happened so quickly at my apartment. We texted the next morning to make sure it wasn’t a dream.”

It’s the only ballad and the final track on the much-hyped album, detailing the decaying glitter of the day after a big party — and the tender nostalgia of everyday, through-thick-and-thin love. With specific references that paint a vivid, recognizable picture — “Girls carrying their shoes down in the lobby / Candle wax and Polaroids on the hardwood floor” — it might also be one of her most relatable tracks on Reputation.


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Who is Joe Alwyn? Taylor Swift’s boyfriend and Brit star who acted in The Sense of an Ending

TAYLOR Swift has had her colourful love life picked apart more than almost any other star on the planet.

After a string of high-profile romances, the singer superstar is now dating British actor Joe Alwyn – here’s the lowdown on the hunk….

Joe Alwyn has already starred alongside Hollywood heavyweights in his short screen career
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Who is Joe Alwyn?

Joe Alwyn, 26, is a rising British actor whose most recent film role came in the critically-acclaimed The Sense of an Ending.

He was born in Crouch End, London, on February 21 1991, and graduated from the National Youth Theatre before studying at the University of Bristol and London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

His big breakthrough came when he played the title role in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, which came out last year.

Prior to his audition for the much-coveted part, the 26-year-old had never even stepped in front of a camera.

Directed by double Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, the war film saw him star alongside Hollywood heavyweights Kristen Stewart, Vin Diesel and Steve Martin.

The Sense of an Ending, released earlier this year, again saw the up-and-coming star rub shoulders with acting royalty, appearing opposite Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling.

You’ll next be able to see Joe on the big screen in Keepers – a psychological thriller also starring Scottish hunk Gerard Butler – and The Favourite, featuring Oscar winner Emma Stone.

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How long have Joe and Taylor Swift been dating?

The Sun’s Bizarre column exclusively revealed in May 2017 how Taylor has been dating Joe for months.

A source said: “Taylor and Joe are the real deal, this is a very serious relationship.

“But after what happened with Tom Hiddleston, they were determined to keep it quiet.”

Confirming the romance, a close friend said: “This isn’t a new couple alert or a secret relationship – the only people this has been a secret to is the media because all of us, Taylor and Joe’s closest friends and their families, were aware they have been together for several months and have known each other for a longtime.

“After her 1989 tour and all the attention Taylor received, she learned she had to be more protective of her personal life and she and Joe decided early on to keep their private life private.”

 

Joe is now heading over to the US to spend more time with his girlfriend
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Who else has Taylor Swift dated?

Taylor is desperate for her latest relationship to avoid becoming a circus, which has hindered her previous romances – with Joe said to be just as keen to avoid the spotlight.

The singing superstar has dated a string of A-list celebrities, from Joe Jonas back in 2008 to Tom Hiddleston, star of The Night Manager (and potential next James Bond) last year.

‘Hiddleswift’ became a global phenomenon after The Sun revealed sensational photos of the pair canoodling on a Rhode Island beach, but their relationship fizzled out late in 2016.

Taylor has also been involved in brief romances with Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhall and One Direction singer Harry Styles.

“Two Ghosts”, a track on Harry’s recently released debut solo album, was revealed to be about his former beau live on BBC Radio 1 by his close pal Nick Grimshaw.

Taylor’s longest-lived romance was with Scottish DJing megastar Calvin Harris.

Dubbed ‘Tayvin’, the loved-up duo shared a year of adorable Instagram snaps and PDAs at awards ceremonies before going their separate ways in the summer of 2016.




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There’s a blank space in the pop world, and it’s where Taylor Swift used to be. The pop starlet releases “Reputation” on Friday — her sixth album and easily this year’s most anticipated record. But since the release of the first single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” in August, Swift has done no interviews,…
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Taylor Swift Is Ready For You to See Inside Her Secret Sessions

If you were one of 500 lucky fans hand-picked by Taylor Swift to attend one of her “Secret Sessions” over the past month, you got a chance to meet the star in-person — and to listen to her upcoming album Reputation well ahead of its public release date, which is this Friday, Nov. 10.

In videos posted to her social media and YouTube on Tuesday, Swift shared a peek inside the experience. According to the video, she personally selected the fans from all over the world over the course of a year, inviting them to small home gatherings everywhere from London to L.A. and Rhode Island to hear her sixth studio album in all its glory.

And some fans might even look familiar: sharp-eyed music insiders will spot her producer Jack Antonoff making an appearance in one clip. “This is like the best show I’ve ever been to,” you can hear him gush.

“Every song is a freakin’ masterpiece, and we all were speechless,” another attendee swoons.

“It’s exactly what everyone’s saying it is. It’s so different, but so her,” adds a third.

“The new tunes are phenomenal. I think Taylor overall, whether it be in her music or right now, is living her best, unapologetically honest life,” another says.

Swift has kept up a steady stream of advance releases over the past month to sate her fans, following up lead single and initial chart hit “Look What You Made Me Do” with “…Ready For It?”, “Gorgeous” and last week’s “Call It What You Want.”


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We decode the secret symbols and subtle shade in Taylor Swift’s ‘…Ready For It’

Swifties weren’t ready for it, but the newly released music video could be confirming some popular fan theories

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In this anime-inspired visual, Taylor Swift plays with themes seen in sci-fi films such as Tron and Blade Runner as well as Ghost in the Shell, specifically Major Motoko’s cyborg shell. A little inspired by the video game franchise, Final Fantasy, perhaps?

The latest Joseph Kahn-directed footage from her new album Reputation also contains follow-up references to her Look What You Made Me Do video as well as her past music videos. (Proof that the old Taylor Swift is alive and well). Here’s what to expect:

1. Shout-outs to boyfriend Joe Alwyn

Look closely in the opening scenes and you’ll find the number 89 – a nod to her birth year and album title, 1989. And what’s that 91 in yellow? It could be a reference to boyfriend Alwyn’s birth year: 1991.

After all, she does sing: ‘Knew he was a killer/ First time that I saw him.’ Alwyn’s first-ever movie was last year’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, in which he starred as a U.S. soldier stricken with PTSD after a deadly firefight during the Iraq war. And in another shout-out to Alwyn, the name ‘Joseph’ is shown in Chinese calligraphy at 0:28. (Or could it be for director Joseph Kahn?)

2. The snake is back

Don’t think the snake references are gone. Swift slyly included ‘Year of the Snake’ (蛇年) in Chinese calligraphy, seen in one of the alleyways (at 0:22).

Swift has been embracing the snake image and using it to promote her new music, most prominently in Look What You Made Me Do, which featured a CGI snake. She is also selling serpentine merchandise in support of her upcoming Reputation album.

3. Secret messages hiding on the walls

Is the star sending messages to her fans with these affirmations on the wall? There’s even a reference in there to the latest single from Reputation, Gorgeous.

4. Breaking free from the media

Some fans have suggested that the glass box that cyborg Taylor is trapped in, could be representative of how Swift sees her relationship with the media.

5. Calvin Harris

All those luminescent lightning bolts could be to refresh everyone’s memory about her songwriting collaboration with ex-boyfriend Harris for the 2016 single with Rihanna This Is What You Came For. The lightning bolts recall the single’s cover art and the line, ‘lighting strikes every time you move’, and we’ve definitely seen that color scheme before.

6. Is the old Taylor really dead?

In …Ready for It? it’s clear that Swift is battling herself, yet there are subtle references to her old music videos. Swift has collaborated with Kahn on at least three records previously. Fans noticed similarities in some of the poses from …Ready for It in two of Swift’s previous collaborations with Kahn: Out of the Woods and Bad Blood.

In addition, Bad Blood and …Ready for It? both featured futuristic themes throughout the videos, with similar choreography.

In keeping with the theory that Swift has revisited many of her past music videos, the Grammy winner’s latest video also features a white horse, a possible throwback to her 2008 track White Horse from the Fearless album. Swift also rode a white stallion in her Blank Space video.

7. The look

Swift’s makeup, specifically the winged eyeliner is very similar to that of her Blank Space character. And the red lipstick is back too. We can’t wait to see what the rest of the album brings.

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Taylor Swift Claps Back At Critics Who Said She Was Nude In ‘…Ready For It?’ Video

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Taylor Swift Transforms Into a Nude Cyborg in ‘…Ready for It?’ We Are So Not Ready.

In August, Taylor Swift released a series of blurry, pseudo-artsy snakes on her social media. As fans struggled to find meaning in this serpentine imagery Swift upped the ante, sharing a promo image for her new album, Reputation—a sultry, black and white portrait that managed to beautifully capture all the angst and font-play of a middle school computer class project. While Swift gets a solid B/B+ in graphic design, her ability to dominate the national conversation—and in the midst of a solar eclipse, no less!—is unparalleled. With some grainy reptile footage and a “Fake News” narrative, Swift ushered in the next stage of her controversial career.

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#TBT: When Taylor Swift Shared a Cover With Hilary Duff and Lauren Conrad

Where were you on October 13, 2008? Well, that was the day Us Weekly‘s Style Issue came out on newsstands, featuring a trio of It girls: Taylor Swift, Hilary Duff, and Lauren Conrad. At the time, Swift was just 18 years old, Duff was 20, and Conrad was the oldest at 22. If they seem like an unlikely group, you’re definitely on to something: We couldn’t find any photos of the trio together post-2008, making this throwback cover all the more iconic.

The images show just how much their style has evolved since then: Swift was still in her cowboy-boots-and-curly-hair phase, Conrad wore a bubble-hem minidress, and Duff wore a long tank top with skinny leather pants. Although their outfits are more mature these days—Conrad and Duff are moms now after all—we couldn’t resist looking back at their cute style from nine years ago.

Scroll down to see the throwback cover shoot featuring Taylor Swift, Hilary Duff, and Lauren Conrad.

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Meet Taylor Phelps

Hey surfers of the internet and I mean that in the most literal sense. I’m a 25-year-old surfer from Ventura, California and have been prompted to share with all of you a bit about myself and where I currently reside… so here goes nothing.

If you were to have me point out Ventura on a map, I would direct you somewhere along the shoreline just below Santa Barbara because almost EVERYONE is familiar with the County of Santa Barbara.

Town of Ventura. Photo by @visitventura
Town of Ventura. Photo by @visitventura

Ventura is home to surfers and sailors, brew masters and beer lovers, antique shop and small business owners, Patagonia and REI employees, and one of the most notorious point breaks in central California, C-Street. The community is truly something special and I can say with confidence that I’m fortunate enough to have learned to surf here.

I couldn’t even tell you the exact age I started surfing, but what I can tell you is, once I started I never stopped. Being in the water was always my favorite activity as a kid. With sun bleached hair and salty skin, you couldn’t drag me out of the ocean if you tried.

At a young age, I’ve always had what my dad called “a natural athletic ability” but surfing felt like a completely foreign language to me. It was by far one of the hardest sports for me to perfect (and I’m still perfecting). I couldn’t get my rhythm and the movement of the ocean down. It was incredibly frustrating, but for whatever reason… I kept trying.

To this day I’m not sure what kept me coming back. Maybe it was my fascination with the ocean or my fear of failure, but I wanted to be a surfer and didn’t stop until I was. I vividly remember the day it all clicked, the day Mother Nature and I worked in unison with one another, the day I considered myself a surfer.

At this time I was already standing up and surfing, but I was never content riding white wash. This was the day I felt connected with the ocean, timed my takeoff, and rode the face of an open wave. To this day, I’ve never felt anything quite as freeing as that feeling. It was magical to be in perfect harmony with the water, rapidly moving along an element in motion.

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That alone is one of the MANY reasons surfing means so much to me. The ocean has always been my “happy place” and surfing is just another way for me to spend more time out at sea.

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Defends NFL Players’ Anthem Protests

Slipknot's Corey Taylor has spoken out in defense of NFL players who take a knee during the National Anthem.

"First of all, this is America. You've got the right to protest; it is right in the goddamn Constitution," Taylor told Fargo,

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Taylor Swift Carries Back of Friend’s Wedding Dress as Bridesmaid in Martha’s Vineyard

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Todrick Hall: Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ Video ‘Was the Hardest Secret Ever’

Secrets, secrets are no fun — just ask Todrick Hall! The YouTube star revealed in a new interview that he was sworn to secrecy after filming his stint as a backup dancer in Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" music video in May.

"It was the hardest secret ever to keep, but I know how I am

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From mocking Katy Perry to blasting Kanye West and Kim Kardashian… we reveal all the taunts in Taylor Swift’s vengeful video for Look What You Made Me Do

AFTER a year in hiding, Taylor Swift took just four ­minutes and 16 seconds to drive a poisoned sword through each of her many showbiz enemies.

The video for new single Look What You Made Me Do contains barely concealed barbs against a hit list that includes Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry.

Taylor Swift drops new music video for 'Look What You Made Me Do'

Three days on from its record-breaking debut, the video has been watched more than 58million times, with fans spotting references to the A-list victims of pop’s new femme fatale.

Here, we untangle the web of wars behind the most vengeful music video in history.

The tilted graveyard

Taylor allegedly references Kanye West's tilted stage the rapper used on his tour
Taylor allegedly references Kanye West's tilted stage the rapper used on his tour

THE Thriller-inspired video opening begins in a cemetery and zooms in on a tombstone reading: “Here lies the reputation of Taylor Swift.”

As the music kicks in, a zombified Taylor sings: “Don’t like your tilted stage . . . I don’t like you.”

Given Kanye West had a tilting stage on his tour last year it is clear whose blood this zombie is after.

Previously, Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian posted audio footage online in which Taylor apparently approves a lyric Kanye wrote about her in his track Famous.

But Taylor later said she never agreed to the line – “I made that bitch famous” – and was left deeply hurt by it.

The Nils Sjoberg tombstone

Nils Sjoberg is the pseudonym Taylor used as a songwriter's credit for Calvin's hit song What You Came For
Nils Sjoberg is the pseudonym Taylor used as a songwriter's credit for Calvin's hit song What You Came For

BLINK and you’ll miss it, but in the opening scene a tombstone bears the name Nils Sjoberg – a pseudonym Taylor used as her song-writing credit on This Is What You Came For, a track by Taylor’s DJ ex Calvin Harris.

Taylor and Calvin dated for 15 months
Taylor and Calvin dated for 15 months
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After their split last year, Calvin took to Twitter to claim Taylor was trying to “bury” him like she had another music enemy, Katy Perry.

But now it seems Taylor has laid her ex – and her old pen name – to rest.

The boys

Taylor's backing dancers wore similar shirts to the one Tom Hiddleston was pictured in
Taylor's backing dancers wore similar shirts to the one Tom Hiddleston was pictured in

TAYLOR is backed by eight male dancers who each don an “I Heart TS” T-shirt – the message actor Tom Hiddleston was snapped wearing during her annual Fourth of July party last year.

It is also worth noting she has eight very famous exes who, with Tom, include Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner, Jake Gyllenhaal, Conor Kennedy, Calvin Harris, Harry Styles and John Mayer.

Given Harry and John were named and shamed in previous singles by the revenge-loving singer, Brit Tom can consider himself to have got off relatively lightly.

The lookalike

Taylor shows off one of her many Grammy awards
Taylor shows off one of her many Grammy awards

THEY both count John Mayer as an ex, and it’s no surprise Taylor’s arch-nemesis Katy Perry comes under heavy fire.

In the latest tit-for-tat in a long-running feud, which began when Katy allegedly stole backing dancers from her rival mid-tour in 2013, Taylor transforms into a lookalike of her former friend before crashing a gold sports car into a pole.

The singer crashes a gold car in the video
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With her spiky blonde hair and leopard-print outfit – which Katy is regularly spotted in, including in the video for her own song, Roar – it is clear who Taylor is emulating in this scene.

But there is one glaring inconsistency. After the car crash Taylor, as Katy, is seen holding a Grammy.

Katy has yet to win one.

Taylor has ten.

The Shakespeare

Look closely and you'll catch the Shakespeare quote on Taylor's throne
Look closely and you'll catch the Shakespeare quote on Taylor's throne

IN another blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment, as the camera pans up to take in Taylor sitting on a golden throne, you can see a line from Shakespeare on the arm of the chair.

It is “Et tu, Brute” from Julius Caesar, the words uttered by the emperor after he is stabbed in the back by his former friends.

This dig could be aimed at pretty much anyone in showbiz given Taylor’s gift for falling out with her fellow celebrities – and her taste for revenge, which would make even the Bard of Avon pale.

The diamond-filled bath

Fans believe Taylor is referencing Kim's traumatic Paris robbery ordeal
Fans believe Taylor is referencing Kim's traumatic Paris robbery ordeal

AFTER the video’s opening scenes attacking Kanye, wife Kim Kardashian does not escape either.

Taylor is seen singing in a bath filled with diamonds, before she fires an imaginary gun and bites down on a bling choker.

In 2015 it looked like Taylor, Kim and Kanye had buried the hatchet... but not anymore
In 2015 it looked like Taylor, Kim and Kanye had buried the hatchet… but not anymore
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Is Taylor's 'gun' a reference to Kim being held at gunpoint during the Paris robbery?
Is Taylor's 'gun' a reference to Kim being held at gunpoint during the Paris robbery?
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Fans were quick to point out that this could be a nod to Kim being held at gunpoint during her Paris jewellery heist in January. The flashy reality star was left tied up with duct tape by masked raiders in a bath in her rented apartment.

The thieves made off with £8.5million of her jewellery, including a choker.


The $ 1 bill

DJ David Mueller was ordered to pay Taylor $  1 in damages following a lawsuit
DJ David Mueller was ordered to pay Taylor $ 1 in damages following a lawsuit

THE single dollar bill on top of Taylor’s glittering gems is a bullet – with one man’s name on.

In 2015, DJ David Mueller sued the singer and claimed she got him sacked from US radio station KYGO after she told his bosses he groped her, during a meet-and-greet two years earlier. After his suit – which he lost – Taylor countersued Mueller for assault and battery and two weeks ago a jury ruled in her favour.

The former DJ was ordered to pay her requested damages . . . a symbolic single dollar.

The snakes

Taylor has embraced snakes after being branded one by Kim Kardashian
Taylor has embraced snakes after being branded one by Kim Kardashian

TAYLOR is also spotted wearing snake-shaped diamond jewellery.

This is a clear dig at Kanye and Kim.

During the Famous lyrics fallout, fans flooded Taylor’s social media accounts calling her a snake and completing their captions with snake emojis.

The name stuck, as she has been referenced as such online ever since, including by Kim.

While Taylor had the emoji banned from being posted on her accounts at the time, she now appears to be embracing it.

She started selling serpent rings on her new merchandise store launched this weekend.

The robbery

Taylor is said to be taking aim at streaming services in this section of the video
Taylor is said to be taking aim at streaming services in this section of the video

WEB theorists thought Taylor and her crew of pussycat-balaclava-clad robbers breaking into a vault could be another dig at Kim’s Paris ordeal.

But they were wrong.

The name “Stream Co” is on top of the vault Taylor is stealing from, as she swings a baseball bat.

This scene is a nod to her row with streaming services such as Spotify, who she took on in 2014 by removing her music from all platforms. She then released a statement saying they were “devaluing” musicians by not paying the stars enough.

Three years later, on June 9, Taylor suddenly made her full discography available on Spotify, Tidal and other services – the same day rival Katy Perry released her new album, Witness.

The squad

Taylor's squad features lots of leggy models
Taylor's squad features lots of leggy models

ONE of the final scenes sees Taylor in a black latex bodysuit leading an army of blank-faced, identikit models at a bunker called Squad U.

The singer has had plenty of flak for what some have dubbed her highly manufactured, model-perfect pack of gal pals, which included fellow singer Selena Gomez, actress Lena Dunham and half of the Victoria’s Secret Angels.

Taylor and Lorde: BFFs no more?
Taylor and Lorde: BFFs no more?
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She writhes next to a pile of these figures, perhaps a nod to the idea that she surrounds herself with “fake” friends.

Notably absent are the names of the former BFFs, including singer Lorde, who compared her friendship with Taylor to having “autoimmune disease”.

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Katy Perry Dodges Introducing Taylor Swift’s Music Video Premiere at VMAs

Katy Perry dodged a Taylor Swift bullet at the VMAs — even though she’s hosting the show — ’cause she was nowhere to be seen during the premiere of T. Swift’s new music video. Katy successfully ducked out of introducing Taylor’s video premiere of…

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In such volatile, uncertain times, it is actually comforting to know that one thing remains the same: Taylor Swift just doesn’t get it.

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Taylor Swift’s New Single Broke a Spotify Streaming Record

Spotify says that Taylor Swift’s new single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” was streamed more in a single day than any other song on the platform. The song, the first from Swift’s upcoming album “Reputation,” was played 8 million times worldwide in its first day.

Swift’s success on Spotify is a bit ironic; the pop wunderkind made waves back in late 2014 when she accused streaming services of underpaying musicians. She didn’t return to Spotify until June of this year.

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Swift’s songs generated 47.5 million streams and an estimated $ 397,000 in the weeks after her return to streaming, which would make her new single’s 8 million Spotify spins worth about $ 67,000.

YouTube has said that the song also broke records there, generating 19 million views in one day, and Billboard says the song is likely to sell 500,000 downloads in its first week, making it the best-selling single since Adele’s “Look” in 2015.


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Dear Taylor Swift: No one can make you do anything! Signed, a mom

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I was driving my three little girls to a doctor’s appointment when we heard it: the highly-anticipated first track from Taylor Swift’s new album, “Reputation.” As the single, “Look What You Made Me Do” began pumping through our car’s speaker system, my daughters giggled and screamed with glee. Their idol was back, at last, with brand new music. I’ll admit I was also excited to listen. I mean, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, right?

But a few seconds after delighting over hearing one of our favorite singer’s voices in a song I’m not completely sick of (please never play “Blank Space” in my presence again), I felt my heart sink.

The tone of “Look What You Made Me Do” was clearly angry, dark, and very un-Taylor Swift like. “Shake It Off” this was not! “No, I don’t like you,” Taylor repeated grimly, twice in the first verse. And then, a mention of a gun. Um, what?

But it was about to get worse.

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“I’ve got a list of names and yours is in red, underlined,” Taylor chanted next, chillingly. And then, the chorus, “Look what you made me do.” Over and over again.

I don’t know why, but looking back at my young, impressionable girls in the back seats of the car, I couldn’t help but think about how these lines could potentially justify acts of school violence and bullying. And as I heard the formerly squeaky-clean star’s almost creepy song unfold, I became more and more bothered that Taylor was glorifying vendettas, and blaming others for her own actions.

As a woman who has recently gone through a period of intense suffering following pregnancy loss, I feel bad for Taylor that she is going through so much pain. Allegedly, Kim and Kayne West, whom she feuded with previously, are the inspiration for the lyrics. It’s truly sad if this attention-starved duo inspired lyrics like, “I don’t trust nobody and nobody trusts me.”

By far the low point of the song, and the part that actually upset my little girls is when she says, “I’m sorry, the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, ’cause she’s dead!”

Lovely, right?

So, as a mom, I am mad at Taylor for putting out such an unsettling anthem for kids to listen to over and over again. The good news? The truly dismal  “Look What You Made Me Do” sparked a conversation between me and my daughters. My 9-year-old asked what the song was even about if “no one can make you do anything.”

Exactly. Even in a seemingly-impossible situation, there are always choices about how to react. I now know this to be true, and I hope I’ve demonstrated it to my girls. I want them to learn that you can find the positive at the darkest of times. You can chose love and hope, instead of hating the world and everyone in it. You can take responsibility for your own happiness instead of condemning others. Sure, it’s a process to get to that place, but it is possible.

So Miss Taylor Swift, I can’t help but say how disappointed I am in you for putting out such a negative vibe when our kids, your fans, need something more, something better. All you made me do, Taylor, is change the station.

What is your take on Taylor’s new song?

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Though it's been nearly three years since Taylor Swift released a new album, the country star-turned-pop songstress has remained a near-constant presence in headlines since her triumphant 1989 tour (in support of her massive, Grammy-winning LP of the same name) concluded in December 2015.

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a frenzy over whether the pop singer had been hacked, was preparing to launch a new album, or was about to reinvent herself.


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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The former Colorado radio DJ who lost a court case to Taylor Swift insisted on Tuesday that he “never grabbed” the pop star’s bare buttocks while posing for a photo with her four years ago.
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DENVER (AP) — The former radio host who lost a groping lawsuit to Taylor Swift in federal court this week said Tuesday he realizes the case was in the pop star’s favor, but he had no interest in backing down.
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DENVER (Reuters) – Taylor Swift won her trial against a Colorado radio personality on Monday after a jury found that the former DJ assaulted and battered the pop star by groping her bare bottom, and awarded her the symbolic $ 1 in damages she had sought.
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Taylor Swift won the $ 1 assault and battery lawsuit she lobbed against a radio DJ who was suing her for defamation.  

At a federal courthouse in Denver on Monday afternoon, a jury of six women and two men found David Mueller guilty of inappropriately touching Swift in 2013 at a meet-and-greet after a Denver concert. 

BREAKING: Jury sides with Taylor Swift in groping lawsuit, orders fired radio host to pay the pop star a symbolic $ 1.

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Taylor Swift has won long-awaited vindication after a jury decided that a radio host groped her during a pre-concert photo op four years ago.

After a weeklong trial over dueling lawsuits, jurors determined Monday that fired Denver DJ David Mueller assaulted the pop star by grabbing her backside during a backstage meet-and-greet.

The six-woman, two-man jury also found that Swift’s mother and radio liaison were within their rights to contact Mueller’s bosses.

Mueller sued the Swifts and their radio handler, Frank Bell, seeking up to $ 3 million for his ruined career.

Just before closing arguments, the judge dismissed Taylor Swift from Mueller’s lawsuit and drastically reduced the amount Mueller could collect.

The singer-songwriter said in her countersuit that she wanted a symbolic $ 1 and the chance to stand up for other women.


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After six days in court, a verdict has been reached in the Taylor Swift groping trial. After deliberating for several hours, a jury in a Denver courtroom ruled that former radio host David Mueller assaulted and battered Swift at a meet-and-greet photo session at the Pepsi Center in June 2013.

Swift is being awarded $ 1. Her mother Andrea and a member of her management team, Frank Bell, did not intentionally interfere with Mueller’s KYGO contract, the jury ruled.

After the verdict was read, Swift hugged her attorneys and her teary-eyed mother before mouthing the words “thank you” to the jury. Mueller and his team remained expressionless.

“I want to thank Judge William J. Martinez and the jury for their careful consideration, my attorneys Doug Baldridge, Danielle Foley, Jay Schaudies and Katie Wright for fighting for me and anyone who feels silenced by a sexual assault, and especially anyone who offered their support throughout this four-year ordeal and two-year long trial process,” Swift said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE.

“I acknowledge the privilege that I benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to shoulder the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this. My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. Therefore, I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves.”

The verdict came after an emotional day for Swift, who watched as Mueller’s lawyer, Gabe McFarland, argued before an eight-person jury that her allegations of assault destroyed his client’s career. When McFarland claimed that Mueller “is not the guy” who grabbed Swift’s backside, the 27-year-old star shook her head and mouthed the word, “Wow.”

She became even more emotional when McFarland turned his attention to the photo taken during the alleged incident, which has become something of a smoking gun in this case.

“Is that the face of someone who’s had someone grab their butt? Who is shocked?” he asked the jury. “There’s nothing in Taylor Swift’s face to suggest anything is wrong.” Meanwhile, Swift herself turned away from the public gallery towards her mother and dabbed tears from her eyes.

Swift regained her composure and leaned back in her chair as she listened to her attorney, Douglas Baldridge, deliver his statement, recalling Swift’s Aug. 10 testimony during which she said: “I am not going to allow you or your client to make me feel like this is my fault, because it isn’t.”

“To use Andrea Swift’s words, I don’t know whether to ‘vomit or cry’ when I see a member of the bar subscribe to that re-victimization,” continued Baldridge.

Swift’s lawyer also called Mueller’s case a “game of chicken” where “victims are prone to blink rather than relive the shame and humiliation of what took place.” He also noted the token $ 1 Swift is seeking in damages, “the single value of which is immeasurable to all women in this situation.”

“It means no means no, and it tells every woman that they will determine what is tolerable to their body,” he added.

It was a trial filled with passionate rhetoric, often by Swift herself. The 27-year-old took the stand on Thursday, testifying for about an hour against Mueller.

“It was a definite grab, very long grab,” Swift said in court. “It was long enough for me to be completely sure it was intentional.”

Afterwards, “a light switched off in my personality,” Swift said, and added that she “just looked at the floor. I couldn’t look at either of them , and I just said in monotone, ‘Thanks for coming.’”

When Swift was asked about how she reacted upon learning about Mueller’s termination, she said, “I didn’t have a reaction to a strange person I didn’t know losing his job…that was a product of his decisions, not mine.”

She continued: “I don’t know anything about Mr. Mueller. I don’t know him. I think what he did was despicable, horrifying, shocking, but I don’t know him at all.”

Swift’s mother Andrea also provided powerful testimony when she took the stand Wednesday, detailing how she “wanted to vomit and cry” after her daughter told her about the alleged groping.

“I knew there was something horribly wrong in that picture,” Andrea said of the photo with Mueller. “I know those eyes better than anybody. She was pulling away. She has that smile frozen on her face, but there’s something going on in her eyes. I just looked at it and I was sickened.”

Swift, was “really shaken, she was humiliated, she was horribly embarrassed because he grabbed her bare ass,” Andrea testified.

During opening statements last Tuesday, Baldridge told the jury panel that the singer is “taking a stand for all women” and that “this is a case of sexual assault in the workplace.”

“A woman is assaulted. She reports it and she gets sued … it doesn’t make sense,” added Swift’s lawyer. “She’s trying to tell people out there that you can say no when someone grabs you no matter who they are.”

The trial took place over the course of six days, but that was just the final battle in a legal war that stretches back over two years. Mueller first sued Swift in 2015, claiming he lost his job after the singer’s security team accused him of groping her butt during a meet-and-greet at the Pepsi Center in June of 2013.

Mueller denied the allegations and also accused his colleague of sexually assaulting the singer, but a rep for Swift told PEOPLE at the time that “the radio station was given evidence immediately after the incident” and “made their independent decision.”

One month later, the “Out of the Woods” singer countersued Mueller, saying in court papers he “intentionally reached under her skirt, and groped with his hand an intimate part of her body in an inappropriate manner, against her will, and without her permission.”

Swift scored an early victory on Friday, when Judge William J. Martinez dismissed Mueller’s case that the pop star got him fired, citing insufficient evidence. However, his case against Swift’s mother, Andrea, was not dismissed and Swift’s case against Mueller for sexual assault remains ongoing.

In his ruling, the judge said Mueller had filed claims of interference with contract against Swift personally rather than 13 Management, the company under which Andrea Swift and Frank Bell — who works with her management team — are employed. “Simply put, it is far too late for the plaintiff to argue that he had filed the wrong claims against the wrong people,” he said.


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(DENVER) — A judge on Friday threw out a former radio host’s case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their dueling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet and whether she and her team ruined his career.

U.S. District Judge William Martinez determined that the pop star could not be held liable because David Mueller failed to prove that she personally set out to have him fired after the 2013 photo op in Denver. His identical allegations against Swift’s mother and her radio liaison will go to jurors for a verdict.

Mueller denies groping Swift and sued the singer, her mother, Andrea Swift, and their radio handler, Frank Bell, seeking up to $ 3 million as compensation for his ruined career.

The singer-songwriter said in her countersuit that she wanted a symbolic $ 1 and the chance to stand up for other women. The jury will still consider her claim.

Swift teared up as the judge read his decision and said there was no evidence of her actions being insincere. Afterward, her team smiled and embraced. Mueller’s side didn’t speak.

“I couldn’t be more proud to represent somebody like Taylor Swift who’s willing to step up in a situation like this,” attorney Douglas Baldridge said outside court.

The judge’s decision came after days of testimony from the singer and others and just before jurors were set to hear closing arguments.

Swift spent an hour on the witness stand Thursday defiantly recounting what she called a “despicable and horrifying and shocking” encounter before a concert.

“He stayed attached to my bare ass-cheek as I lurched away from him,” Swift testified.

“It was a definite grab. A very long grab,” she added in her testimony.

Swift’s testy exchange with Mueller’s attorney occasionally elicited chuckles — even from the six-woman, two-man jury. She got a laugh when she said her security guard saw Mueller “lift my skirt” but someone would have had to have been underneath her to see the actual groping — “and we didn’t have anyone positioned there.”

Swift testified that after the photo was taken, she tried to get as far away Mueller as she could. She said she told him and his girlfriend, who was also in the photo, “thank you for coming” in a monotone voice before they left.

She also said she was stunned and did not say anything to Mueller or halt the event after he left because she did not want to disappoint several dozen people waiting in line for photos with her.

In the image, shown to jurors during opening statements but not publicly released, Mueller’s hand is behind Swift, just below her waist. Mueller’s then-girlfriend, Shannon Melcher, is on the other side of Swift. All three are smiling.

Melcher testified Friday that she saw nothing happen during the brief encounter and that she and Mueller were rudely confronted and escorted out of the arena that evening. Melcher said Mueller was devastated by the accusation.

She said she and Mueller started out as co-workers at country station KYGO-FM and became romantically involved in February 2013, a few months before the concert. They drifted apart late in 2013, but Melcher says they remained friends.


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Taylor Swift will likely take the stand in a case against a DJ who allegedly groped her

Taylor Swift will likely take the stand in a case against a DJ who allegedly groped her


Taylor Swift will likely take the stand in a case against a DJ who allegedly groped her

It looks like after approximately two years of litigation, Taylor Swift will finally be taking the stand. The singer-songwriter will likely testify against radio DJ David Mueller, the man accused of groping Swift at a meet-and-greet event in 2013, during civil court proceedings scheduled to begin next week.

Back in 2013, Swift accused Mueller, co-host of KYGO’s Reno and Jackson radio show, of reaching under her skirt and grabbing her bare butt during a backstage photo op at a Swift concert in Denver, Colorado. Immediately following the incident, Swift notified her tour manager and security team, who then tracked down Mueller, removed him and his girlfriend (who was present at the time of the encounter) from the event, and banned him from Swift shows for life.

When Mueller’s employers at KYGO caught wind of the altercation, they promptly fired Mueller, citing the morality clause in his contract after it was revealed he was less-than-truthful about the details of the incident. Out of a job, Mueller claimed he was falsely accused and now seeks $ 3 million in damages.

But T-Swift is not backing down. Just 23 at the time of the assault, the superstar said she was “shocked and distressed by Mueller’s harmful and offensive physical conduct” in court documents. Hoping the case serves as “an example to other women who may resist publicly reliving similar outrageous and humiliating acts,” Swift has vowed to donate any monies awarded to her by the court to non-profit organizations “dedicated to protecting women from similar acts of sexual assault and personal disregard.”

This isn’t the first time Swift has spoken out against perpetrators of sexual assault. Last year, Swift gifted pop star Kesha with $ 250,000 in a show of support of the singer in the wake of an unsuccessful lawsuit against her record producer and alleged sexual assailant, Dr. Luke.

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Taylor Swift Gets Pre-Trial Victory in Her Legal Battle with DJ Who Allegedly Groped Her

Taylor Swift and her legal team scored a small victory in their legal battle with David Mueller, a former Denver radio host who allegedly groped the singer during a 2013 meet-and-greet.

On Wednesday, a federal judge sanctioned Mueller for destroying multiple electronic devices containing key evidence in the case, according to the Denver Post.

Mueller sued Swift in September 2015 claiming the pop star cost him his job after the Grammy winner claimed he groped her during a meet-and-greet session. In court documents, Mueller admitted Swift had been groped but blamed his “superior” at KYGO, Eddie Haskell.

U.S. District Judge William Martinez has allowed Swift’s attorneys to question Mueller about a two-hour audio recording he taped during an interview with his boss Robert Call, the day before he was fired. In the latest court papers obtained by The Post, Mueller admitted to destroying or losing four electronic devices, including a cellular phone, laptop, iPad and computer.

Mueller gave multiple reasons behind his actions, specifically that he spilled coffee on his laptop’s keyboard. “It was fried,” Mueller said.

Martinez believes the recording is critical evidence due to Call’s claims that Mueller changed his story when he confronted him about Swift’s claim that he assaulted her. Call said that was one of the factors in his decision to fire Mueller in June 2013.

According to court documents from Swift’s October 2015 countersuit previously obtained by PEOPLE, Mueller and his girlfriend were participating in a meet-and-greet in 2013 with Swift when he “intentionally reached under her skirt, and groped with his hand an intimate part of her body in an inappropriate manner, against her will, and without her permission.”

After the alleged incident, Swift was “surprised, upset, offended, and alarmed” and informed her photographer, tour manager, and security team, according to the papers.

A trial date has been set for early August.


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Why Taylor Swift Matters

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Culturalist.com is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. Want to join the conversation? You can make your own list of the Top 10 Best Taylor Swift Songs by selecting your favorites, ranking them in order, and publishing on Culturalist.

Pop icon Taylor Swift made news this week with a principled stand against Apple’s streaming music service that saw the tech giant back down. Which of her hits are you looking forward to seeing make their way to a stream in the near future? You can weigh in by making your own list of the Top 10 Best Taylor Swift Songs now!

Here are the current rankings, according to Culturalist’s list makers…is your favorite #1?

#5.) Shake It Off

The lead single from her latest album, 1989, “Shake It Off” was the breakout hit of last summer.

#4.) You Belong With Me

The wistful country-pop ballad from Swift’s sophomore album has stood up as an anthem to unrequited longing everywhere.

#3.) I Knew You Were Trouble

Swift’s emotionally chaotic dabbling in dubstep for 2012’s “I Knew You Were Trouble” brought a new versatility and energy to her sound.

#2.) Blank Space

The tour-de-force “Blank Space” brought a winking self-awareness to a the tabloids’ Swift-obsession, but couldn’t quite make it to the top spot on the list of Taylor’s best work.

Which one is your favorite? See the current #1 and join the conversation by making your own list of the Top 10 Best Taylor Swift Songs now!

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Taylor Swift Crashed The Wedding Of Two Of Her Biggest Fans

How big of a Taylor Swift fan are you? Are you so enamored that you would plan your wedding around her tour? No? Then, sorry, the title of world’s biggest Taylor Swift fan goes to Katy Harris and her prize is this magnificent wedding portrait with her idol.

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This Week’s Cheap Celeb Finds Prove Taylor Swift Loves A Bargain

If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably gone through your summer wardrobe from last year and noticed that there are a few holes that desperately need to be filled it. But don’t worry — we’ve got you. Or should we say, Hollywood has got you.

This week, many stars stepped out in easy, breezy looks that are not only stylish, but also very affordable. Taylor Swift showed us that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to look like a million bucks, Emmy Rossum rocked an $ 88 dress and Demi Lovato wore the most adorable matching set that won’t break the bank.

Check out the best cheap celebrity finds of the week and let us know which ones you’re coveting.

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Taylor Swift Dances The Night Away At Rumored Beau Calvin Harris’ Show

Taylor Swift showed love for her rumored boyfriend Calvin Harris in the best way she knows how — bouts of goofy dancing, obviously. The “Style” singer and her celebrity BFFs, the Haim sisters, hit up 102.7 KIIS FM’s Wango Tango concert in Carson, California on Saturday to watch Harris perform. While Swift didn’t take the stage with the DJ, she was a spectacle in her own right when she started busting some signature dance moves during his set:

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Though the pair has yet to verbally address their alleged romance, photos of Swift and Harris holding hands at a Haim concert and getting cozy at a Kenny Chesney concert in April seem to be doing all the talking for them. Plus, he met her cats, so we’re pretty sure that means they’re official.

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What Jessie Star Debby Ryan Learned From Taylor Swift: Compliment Everyone!

When meeting Taylor Swift, it’s hard to avoid going full-on fan-girl—even for one of her peers, Debby Ryan. The star of the Disney Channel show Jessie and loyal Swiftie recently stopped by InStyle’s offices to discuss her role as the face of Mary Kay’s “Don’t Look Away” campaign to prevent dating abuse, and she told us about meeting […]
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Taylor Swift Photographed With Kanye West, Destroys Sweetheart-Villain Narrative

I’mma let you finish, but Kanye West made the best “I’mma let you finish” joke at the Grammys Sunday night. He walked up on stage when Beck won Best Album of the Year over Beyoncé (and other lesser individuals), and Jay Z’s face went through every human emotion in a matter of three seconds.

Of course, this hails back to the 2009 MTV VMAs, when West interrupted Taylor Swift’s win to declare Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” “one of the best videos of all time.” Swift has gotten her own share of references in over the years, though there is now delightful photo evidence that the two have made peace.

In a recent interview in Elle, Swift’s alleged nemesis Katy Perry referenced the tension between the two. “As pop figures, we’re all characters. And the media uses that,” Perry said. “Who is the sweetheart, who is the villain? You know. Taylor’s the sweetheart. Kanye’s the villain. That’s the narrative.”

Anyway, that was the narrative. As Twitter user @alexandergold put it: “Another war ended while Obama was in office.”

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Taylor Negron Dead At 57 Following Cancer Battle

Actor and comedian Taylor Negron has died at age 57 after a long battle with cancer.

Negron’s cousin, Chuck Negron, announced the news of Taylor Negron’s death in a Youtube video posted on Saturday.

“I want to inform you that my cousin Taylor Negron just passed away,” Chuck Negron said in the video.

“His mother, his brother Alex, my brother Rene, and his wife were all there with him. May he rest in peace. I just wanted all you people who knew him and loved him to know that he just passed.”

The veteran actor and comedian’s credits include “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Angels in the Outfield” and “Stuart Little.”

Fellow comedian Ben Stiller paid tribute to Negron in a Twitter post on Saturday:

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Taylor Swift Should Date Orlando Bloom, According To Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift insists that she’s happily single, but according to her friend Ed Sheeran, the “Shake It Off” singer should look no further than her New York City apartment building for love.

Sheeran told British magazine Now that he thinks Orlando Bloom would be a wonderful match for the 25-year-old.

“He’s lovely, and they live in the same building,” Sheeran said. “[I’m hoping that] the magic might present itself eventually.”

Bloom, 37, is already pals with Swift’s best friend Selena Gomez, so perhaps sparks could fly between the two. Still, Swift isn’t interested in dating at the moment.

“Dating or finding someone is the last thing on my mind, because I can’t picture how it could work with the way my life is,” she told Vogue UK’s November issue. “I don’t know how a guy is supposed to walk next to his girlfriend when there are 20 men with cameras, and he can’t protect his girlfriend because that’s the life she chose. I just don’t see how it could work, so I don’t think about it, and I kind of run from it when it presents itself. ‘Cause I don’t think any guy really … They think that they would want to get to know me, and maybe date me, but I don’t think they want what comes with it.”

Since Bloom knows the business, maybe there’s hope, Ed. Maybe there’s hope.
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Lena Dunham Gives Taylor Swift the Best Birthday Present Ever

As we obsess over our holiday shopping lists, Lena Dunham has become our gift-giving inspiration. What to get the girl who has it all? Well, the Girls star pretty much nailed it when she gifted her BFF Taylor Swift with a personalized pendant for her birthday. The necklace features Swift’s highly Instagrammed cat, Meredith Grey […]
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Watch Beyonce And Taylor Swift Dance During Justin Timberlake And Jay Z’s Performance

After celebrating her 25th birthday with some of the most famous people in the world, Taylor Swift rounded out her perfect b-day weekend by dancing with Queen Bey.
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John Cleese Says What You Were Thinking About Taylor Swift’s Cat

If you’ve ever looked at Taylor Swift’s cat and thought “What is wrong with that thing?” then maybe you are John Cleese. On “The Graham Norton” show, the audience swooned over a photo of Olivia Benson (because probably there was a cue card that told them to make an “ooh” sound), but Cleese stopped to say what everyone at home was really thinking.

“How did it have the accident?” he asked Swift. “Is that a proper cat? Or is it damaged irreparably? That’s the weirdest cat I’ve ever seen in my life.” She was not amused.

Cleese then went on to compare cats to women, and things got less funny and kind of weird. He’ll regret all of this when Taylor releases her new song about him: “The Purrfect Revenge.”

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Miley Cyrus Dancing To Britney Spears Is The New Taylor Swift Dancing To, Well, Everything

We’ve all come to know and resent love Taylor Swift’s quirky, off-beat dance moves at every awards show and concert she attends. But who would have thought Miley Cyrus would become the New Taylor Swift?

A crop top wearing Cyrus was spotted first row at Britney Spears’ first Las Vegas show yesterday (Dec. 27), and boy, did she know all the words. The video above was later released, showing the 21-year-old lip syncing and dancing her famous booty off to “Till The World Ends.”

After her performance, Spears — who collaborated with Miley on “SMS (Bangerz)” — tweeted the twerk-star:

We’re T-minus 2 hours away from this taking over the internet.

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