Taylor Swift's Warning To Kanye West About His 'Misogynistic' Song 'Famous' Predicted Today's Epic Backlash
WHEN WILL HE LEARN.
Aside from all kinds of bizarre things happening at Madison Square Garden last night, Kanye West did actually premiere his new album, The Life Of Pablo.
And there was one track called Famous, which he references Taylor Swift in by saying: "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex, I made that b*tch famous."
The 2009 beef is BACK on, people.
A rep for Taylor has since told BuzzFeed News in a statement that Kanye did initially reach out to Taylor about the song, which she declined to promote for him and actually gave a bit of a heads up that it wasn't a great idea.
In response to a TMZ article claiming Taylor had approved the lyric, they said:
"Kanye did not call for approval, but to ask Taylor to release his single “Famous” on her Twitter account. She declined and cautioned him about releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message. Taylor was never made aware of the actual lyric, “I made that bitch famous.”"
While T-Swift's squad have been quick to defend their friend, which included her brother Austin throwing his Yeezy's in the actual bin and Gigi Hadid (who was in attendance at the show) tweeting the below:
The pair's tension goes way back to the 2009 VMAs, where Kanye interrupted Taylor's acceptance speech to express his passion for Beyonce.
But six years later in 2015 he graciously settled all that by presenting her with MTV's Video Vanguard award.
Only to undo all that hard work with fifteen words. Bravo.
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