Whether you believe Taylor got caught in a full-out lie about pretending she knew nothing about Kanye West’s “Famous” lyrics or if it’s true that she was shocked and offended by the song’s final version, one thing is for sure: Taylor is somewhere having a total case of the Mondays. Luckily — and not for the first time — she’s got her squad by her side, with Selena Gomez, Chloë Grace Moretz and Martha Hunt all publicly having her back in the Snapgate fallout.
The tone of the messages is remarkably cohesive —they’re all pointing out the escapist distraction aspect of this news, urging Kim to use her voice for more important matters and for their own followers to pay attention to the real issues. Could there have been some coordination for these messages? Some people think so.
Ruby Rose has penned a lengthy (and well-timed) update about not engaging with online hate, though she claims it reflects her own experiences and process and has nothing at all to do with Taylor’s current situation.
There hasn’t been much from the rest of Taylor’s squad, including Lena Dunham, who has been quick to come to Taylor’s defense in the face of Kanye’s actions before. Zendaya, meanwhile, who was in Taylor’s “Bad Blood” video, quickly distanced herself from Tay and was seen retweeting tweets in support of Kim, but quickly un-liked them. The Internet, however, is forever.
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