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  • Taylor Swift’s True Colors Emerge After Calif. Police Officer Dies

    03/03/2018 12:10:32 AM PST · by TChris · 82 replies
    American News Central ^ | March 2, 2018 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Taylor Swift surprised the police department where Sgt. Delbert Pickney used to work by sending a heart-shaped wreath of roses in memory of the late police officer on Thursday.
  • Quincy Jones Apologizes For Interviews Where He Gossiped, Trash Talked

    02/23/2018 8:38:46 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    cbs2la ^ | Feb 22, 2018
    In the chats, Jones was candid about his feelings about Taylor Swift (“We need more songs, man. F—ing songs, not hooks.”), Paul McCartney (“the worst bass player I ever heard”) and Michael Jackson (whom he called “greedy”), among others. Jones also said Jackson was a song stealer. Jones produced the legendary “Thriller” album in addition to producing Jackson’s “Bad,” and “Off the Wall.”
  • US Judge dismisses Taylor Swift 'haters' case as too 'banal'

    02/14/2018 4:24:29 PM PST · by SMGFan · 38 replies
    BBC ^ | February 14, 2018
    The phrase "haters gonna hate" is too "banal" to be copyrighted, a US judge has declared. Judge Michael W Fitzgerald made the comments while dismissing a copyright case against Taylor Swift. Songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler sued the star last year, arguing her single Shake It Off stole from their composition, Playas Gon' Play. They said the chorus of her song relied on their lyric, "playas, they gonna play, and haters, they gonna hate". Although short phrases are generally immune from copyright claims, the writers argued that combining the two thoughts was original enough to warrant protection. Fitzgerald disagreed...
  • Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ tour shaping up to be a disaster [Tix $$$$]

    01/02/2018 9:42:12 AM PST · by Red Badger · 170 replies
    NY POST ^ | 01/01/2018 | By Richard Morgan
    What is Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” worth? Not the jacked-up prices she’s charging for concert tickets. That’s the verdict from ticked-off fans, who are balking at buying seats for the 28-year-old pop star’s tour to promote her new “Reputation” album, citing stratospheric markups and greedy sales gimmicks. “I paid $150 for my ticket with amazing seats for the 1989 tour. Now for the same seats I have to pay about $500,” Twitter user “swiftieloves” recently griped. A look at Ticketmaster’s interactive seat charts confirms that Swift’s schedule of 33 dates for the North American “Reputation” tour has yet to produce a...
  • 2017 Was The Year Of Nazi Barbie – Long May She Reign!

    12/22/2017 12:27:43 PM PST · by x1stcav · 29 replies
    Dangerous ^ | 12/22/17 | Staff
    I couldn’t tell you a single Taylor Swift song. I know everyone says that, but really, I couldn’t. And for a while I didn’t know which one was Taylor Swift and which one was Katy Perry. But I know now, and for the worst possible reason: politics. Perry, you will recall, ferociously backed Hillary at the last election, at the urging of her foolish management team. She isn’t now talked about for much else. As a host, she was a car crash at the VMAs, which I watched her stumble through from my ringside seat at The Forum Las Vegas....
  • Trump Supporters Invade Taylor Swift’s New App

    12/19/2017 11:38:18 AM PST · by zeestephen · 23 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 19 December 2017 | TAYLOR LORENZ
    Less than 48 hours after launching, Taylor Swift's new app has become plagued with Trump-loving trolls and homophobic comments.
  • Liberals Are Incensed That Taylor Swift Won't Be Political or Miserable

    12/18/2017 7:13:12 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 117 replies
    PJMedia ^ | December 18th, 2017 | Stephen Kruiser
    December birth baby Taylor Swift is finishing 2017 in grand fashion. She just turned 28 and has the best-selling album of the year, a feat that was accomplished just one week after its release. Young, rich, talented, and the world is hers...what's not to be happy about? According to liberal America, everything.
  • Leftists Angry after Taylor Swift Says She ‘Couldn’t Have Asked for a Better Year’

    12/16/2017 3:23:43 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Dec 2017 | DANIEL NUSSBAUM
    Pop star Taylor Swift apparently struck a nerve with leftists and Internet trolls this week after she said she “couldn’t have asked for a better year” in 2017 and thanked her fans in a birthday Instagram post. “I love you guys so much,” Swift captioned a photo taken at a recent London concert. “I couldn’t have asked for a better year, all thanks to you. Thanks for all the birthday wishes. Can’t wait to see what 28 will be like. See you on tour.” That simple message was apparently too much for some Twitter users — and at least a...
  • Taylor Swift doesn't owe you her political opinions on Trump

    12/14/2017 10:15:00 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 14, 2017 | Christian Toto
    Taylor Swift may be young, gorgeous and more successful than 99.8 percent of us, but she’s still a failure in the eyes of some. Why? Swift isn’t using her pop culture platform to tell us how to vote. Nor is she joining the celebrity chorus weaponizing the Charlottesville neo-Nazi rally to attack President Trump. In short, she resists. And it’s driving select members of the media to distraction. It all started in the weeks before the 2016 presidential election. Nearly every other celebrity publicly cast their vote for Hillary Clinton
  • Court docs: Suspect in Portland stabbing claims Taylor Swift told him to do it

    12/13/2017 2:33:19 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 32 replies
    KATU ^ | December 12, 2017 | KATU Staff
    The man accused of trying to stab someone with scissors in Downtown Portland on Sunday told officers that Taylor Swift “told me to kill him,” a court document states. Officers were called out just before 11 a.m. on reports of a stabbing at NW 3rd Avenue and Burnside Street. Witnesses told police that Brent Shannon Thicksten, 43, was acting menacingly toward people in the area. The victim said he feared for his safety and started running away, which is when Thicksten allegedly chased him. The victim ended up with a cut to his lower back; police say he did not...
  • Taylor Swift’s Persona Is Not Built For 2017 (too "Aggressively White")

    11/11/2017 10:33:28 AM PST · by Drew68 · 62 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 10 Nov 17 | Alanna Bennett
    Taylor Swift’s reputation is a complicated mess. Love her or hate her, she knows this and we know this — it's what her newest album (uh, Reputation), is all about. One would need a corkboard and miles of red string to sort out the full medley of exasperation that has accompanied conversations about Taylor Swift over the past few years. In one quadrant of tacked-up evidence are Swift’s celebrity feuds, generally juicy but also exhaustively long-running. In another, you’d find everything about Swift’s personal life that alternately grates and thrills (depending on your preferences). Move over a little from there...
  • ACLU defends article linking Taylor Swift to white supremacists

    11/08/2017 1:36:47 PM PST · by Houmatt · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11-07-17 | unknown
    The ACLU and Taylor Swift are squaring off after the singer tried to get an article detailing how white supremacy movements have embraced her lyrics and music videos, and how her silence has exacerbated the matter, pulled from a website. On Monday, the ACLU sent a letter to Swift's legal team arguing that an article posted by PopFront that links the star to the white supremacy movement should not be taken down -- as Swift has requested -- because the writer has the right to free speech.
  • Rap Reviewer David Brooks Talks Smack about Taylor Swift and Trump

    09/29/2017 1:34:14 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 5 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 29, 2017 | P.J. Gladnick
    David Brooks took a brief break on Friday from politics and Bruce Springsteen idol worship today in his New York Times column to take on the role of rap reviewer. His subject was Chance the Rapper (authentic birth name Chancellor Johnathan Bennett) as he expounded at length on the subject of sincerity vs authenticity. In the process he slammed both Taylor Swift and, of course, the one who continues to inhabit his mind 24/7...President Donald Trump. Brooks starts off his rap review gig with a microanalysis of the recent debut of Chance the Rapper's unnamed song and quickly proceeds to talking...
  • Taylor Swift's political silence sparks belief she voted Trump

    09/04/2017 8:35:24 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 65 replies
    MSN/New York Daily News ^ | 3 September 2017 | RACHEL DESANTIS
    Taylor Swift has remained notoriously tight-lipped on her political leanings, but her friend and back-up dancer Todrick Hall says that anyone who takes her silence as evidence she voted for Donald Trump are making a "huge assumption." Swift faced criticism throughout the election season for remaining mum, and not following in the footsteps of her fellow pop stars, who expressed their support for Hillary Clinton and disdain for Trump. Her sole foray into the world of politics was as an apolitical Instagram post on Election Day telling her followers to "go out and VOTE." But according to Hall, who has...
  • Hear Taylor Swift's Assertive New Song '...Ready for It?'

    09/03/2017 6:33:04 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 64 replies ^ | September 3, 2017 | Daniel Kreps
    Taylor Swift has revealed a second track off her upcoming Reputation with new song "…Ready for It?" A portion of the song premiered Saturday during the broadcast of the Alabama vs. Florida State college football game before Swift dropped the complete track Sunday morning.
  • Video Of Trump Driving A Rolls-Royce And Listening To Taylor Swift Resurfaces After He

    05/09/2017 10:24:53 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 29 replies ^ | May 8, 2017,
    When President Donald Trump recently told Reuters he misses driving, many were quick to doubt that he'd been behind the wheel of a car for years. The comments, which followed Trump's pronouncement to Reuters that "I like to drive" and "I can't drive anymore" caught the attention of Axios reporter Jonathan Swan, who Sunday went digging to find any video evidence of Trump behind the wheel. What he found was what could only be described, as he wrote, as "glorious." The footage he unearthed was from 2014. It was filmed by Melania Trump from the backseat of Trump's Rolls-Royce. Trump...
  • Taylor Swift's Spineless Feminism (libbies starting to eat their own)

    01/23/2017 5:39:00 PM PST · by drewh · 42 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 01.23.17 2:43 PM ET | AMY ZIMMERMAN
    If I learned anything from Trump’s inauguration and the subsequent Women’s March, it’s that Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston belong together. While hordes of women descended on Washington in pink knit hats and righteous indignation, sparking emotions from hope to confusion to mild annoyance, celebrities attempted to do their part. Their efforts ranged from exemplary—what did we do to deserve you, America Ferrera? –to polarizing, to Lena Dunham. Rihanna put on a pink tutu and dabbed outside of Trump Tower. Ashley Judd put on an uncomfortable accent and did her best spoken word routine. Scarlett Johansson advocated for Planned Parenthood...
  • Twitter Slams Taylor Swift For Missing Women's March As She Is Accused of 'Exploiting' Feminism

    01/23/2017 12:15:32 PM PST · by drewh · 65 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 13:49 EST, 23 January 2017
    Taylor Swift may have tweeted her support for those around the world who joined in the Women's March over the weekend, but many people are furious that the self-proclaimed feminist wasn't a part of the protest. The 27-year-old singer took to Twitter on Saturday to say that she has 'so much love, price and respect for those who marched'. However, while plenty of A-list stars joined the marches across the country, she wasn't one of them. Although some fans praised Taylor for her tweet, there were plenty of Twitter users who accused the pop star of only speaking out about...
  • Taylor Swift Surprises 96-Year-Old WWII Veteran Over Holidays

    12/27/2016 12:19:55 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | December 27, 2016 | By Chloe Melas
    (CNN)Taylor Swift met a unique fan of hers over the Christmas holiday. The singer surprised Cyrus Porter, a 96-year-old World War II veteran, at his Missouri home on Monday. The moment Swift walked through the door, his family erupted into screams and tears. The pop star posed for pictures and even brought along her guitar for an acoustic rendition of her hit "Shake It Off." Porter, who has 20 grandchildren, sang along with his family. . .
  • Taylor Swift Surprises 96-Year-Old Veteran With Home Visit and Performance

    12/27/2016 9:40:22 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 50 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 26, 2016 | People
    Taylor Swift is known for surprising fans with one-of-a-kind experiences — showing up at weddings, bridal showers, and even inviting them over for dance parties at her house. And on Monday, she continued the tradition — surprising a 96-year-old World War II veteran with a visit to his Missouri home. Cyrus Porter had made headlines for being the oldest “Swifty” — telling Ozarks First that he’s been to multiple Swift concerts, using his love for the 27-year-old singer to bring him closer to 20+ grandchildren.