It’s not a true Taylor Swift new album era until the full wave of endorsement tie-ins and product placement has begun. She’s hawked Diet Coke, CoverGirl, Elizabeth Arden, Apple, and Keds in the past. This time around, she’s somehow gotten UPS on board because…um, I don’t really know why. But I naively thought her endorsements were behind her. Old Taylor was dead, right? Which means New Taylor is all about the music and just being a free spirit? Hahaha, WRONG.
If the old Taylor Swift “can’t come to the phone right now…cuz she’s dead,” her ghost sure knows her way around the Yellow Pages to find a good patent attorney! TMZ reports Camp TSwizzle has recently filed to trademark a slew of lyrics and catchphrases from her upcoming album Reputation to use on shit like shirts, guitar picks, and other crap that she’ll hawk at her concerts for gobs of cash. Continue reading
Despite a claim that perpetually-disgruntled rap superstar Kanye West is over feuding with serpentine arch-enemy Taylor Swift, his top might say differently. (By “top,” I mean his t-shirt, not Ricardo Tisci.)
Forget about what you’ve heard. Taylor Swift has definitely, absolutely, 100% not grabbed her Miss Cutie Craft squiggle-blade craft scissors and cut Karlie Kloss out of her life. Pay no attention that shirt you’ve heard of. No, not the one she’s selling for $50 and makes Tom Hiddleston feel deeply embarrassed at his life choices. The other one.
Joseph Kahn, the director of Taylor Swift’s video for “Look What You Made Me Do,” is once again defending Tay’s honor against critics. This time, it’s in regard to people either being “meh” or “It’s not good, Taylor” or “I liked that video when Beyoncé/Madonna/Katy Perry/[insert ANY other artist here] did it first” over her new song.
Did you know that Taylor Swift has been in self-imposed exile for 6 entire months? Here I thought she had been Taylor Swifting about town as usual. But no, according to People magazine, before her recent rebirth she’d been in hiding, coiled up like a snake, lying in wait, until just the right time to jump out and scare us all with her newfound ferocity.