It’s been a week and it’s only Monday, interpret that as you will. In case you haven’t been paying attention, specifically to Taylor Swift, late last week audio was leaked of the “real” conversation between Taylor Swift and Kanye West. You know the one I’m talking about that Kim Kardashian leaked back in 2016 where Kanye supposedly said he was going to say “I made that bitch famous” in his song, about Taylor, and Taylor agreed to it and then cried foul to the press that she didn’t? Only, it turns out that tape was doctored to make it seem like Taylor gave consent when she never really did. By who? Who knows! 2020 is a journey, to say the least.
To be honest, I didn’t really believe the now-known-to-be-doctored tape at the time because it never made sense to me that she’d agree to be called a bitch in a song because that’s definitely not on-brand for her then or now. When Kim Kardashian released the tapes in 2016, I didn’t really engage because it never felt right and sometimes if you ignore something, it will go away.
Only it never did, because it reared its head, again, this time to vindicate T.Swift. I bet all those weirdos who tweeted snakes at her back in the day regret their actions now, don’t they? (LOL. Of course they don’t!)
You can read about the full clip that was leaked here, but the gist is: Taylor never expressly gave consent to being OK with the line “I made that bitch famous,” which is all you really need to know.
Honestly, none of this matters anymore, which is something Taylor and I agree on because more pressing things have arisen in our current day, don’t you agree? Here’s what she said about it on her Instagram Story, via People.com:
Taylor Swift is breaking her silence on that video seen around the world — and urging fans to focus on more important matters.
“Instead of answering those who are asking how I feel about the video footage that leaked, proving that I was telling the truth the whole time about *that call* (you know, the one that was illegally recorded, that somebody edited and manipulated in order to frame me and put me, my family and fans through hell for 4 years)…SWIPE UP to see what really matters,” wrote Swift on Instagram Stories, referencing the 25-minute long video that leaked late Friday night of her infamous phone call with Kanye West discussing his “Famous” lyrics.
“The World Health Organization and Feeding America are some of the organizations I’ve been donating to. If you have the ability to, please join me in donating during this crisis”
Like I said, I agree with Taylor Swift. This is a dumb nothingburger, especially because nothing we could do or say to Kanye right now would be a fraction of what Kanye has done and said about himself since the 2016 tape was first leaked. She’s right on this point too— if you have a few bucks, why not kick it to a worthy organization at present? We’re all in this together. I’m talking about the world, not about the leaked tape because I suspect you, like I, have already lost interest in it again and we’re on a post about it, so what does that tell you about the state of the world right now!?
Also, semi-related: Stop tweeting snakes at women, you dorks. It’s dumb. Hudson out!
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