Taylor Swift Disses Kanye West During Her Grammys’ Acceptance Speech, Twitter Reacts
Taylor Swift got back at Kanye West in a big way for lyrics in his much-awaited album, The Life of Pablo, during her Grammys’ acceptance speech.
On the song,”Famous” he raps, “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous.”
Swift decided to fire back during her acceptance speech after she won the Grammy for Album of the Year.
“As the first woman to win album of the year at the Grammys twice, I want to say to all the young women out there: There are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame,” said Swift. “But if you just focus on the work and you don’t let those people sidetrack you, some day when you get where you’re going, you’ll look around and you will know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there — and that will be the greatest feeling in the world.”
“Thank you for this moment,” she added.
West claimed he had permission and Swift’s blessing to add her name to the song but Swift’s rep said otherwise. “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.'”
West tweeted last week, “3rd thing I called Taylor and had a hour long convo with her about the line and she thought it was funny and gave her blessings.”
3rd thing I called Taylor and had a hour long convo with her about the line and she thought it was funny and gave her blessings
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 12, 2016
Fans took to Twitter to defend Swift. One fan tweeted, “@taylorswift13 won 3 #grammys. And no, @kanyewest, you didn’t have anything to do with it. #Glitters & #smiles always win. #PROUD”
— ingrid Ivorra (@ingrid_ivorra) February 17, 2016
Another fan tweeted, “Cough cough ??”
— AUREA™ (@MyNameIsAurea) February 17, 2016
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