The Katy Perry-Taylor Swift Feud Ends in ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Video
The video for Taylor Swift’s new single “You Need to Calm Down” is many issues all of sudden: a delight celebration that includes LGBTQI icons, a rallying cry in opposition to on-line trolls (and even probably the most delicate and measured of critics), and a symbolic burying of the hatchet with Swift’s former rival, Katy Perry. The video can be a campy romp by means of a junk meals wonderland that ends with Swift in a french fry costume hugging Perry in her hamburger Met Gala outfit. Listed here are all the very best meals moments from Taylor’s latest pop music spectacle:
Taylor is awoken in her tiny pink trailer at 7 a.m. by alerts on her cellphone about Twitter trolls dunking on her. “You are somebody that I don’t know,” she sings, “But you’re taking shots at me like it’s Patron, and I’m just like… damn.” Our hero then makes the breakfast of champions: a Champagne-and-cotton sweet slushy.
Swift leaves the blender working and heads to the pool as her trailer burns down. She clearly DGAF about on-line trolls or hearth security.
As she takes a “self care” break within the pool along with her glass of boozy sugar sludge, we get a tour of the remainder of the trailer park and its well-known tenants.
In a single nook, Hannah Hart — the star of My Drunk Kitchenand I Hart Meals — is doing a little core coaching with an enormous boombox as actor/mannequin/choreographer Dexter Mayfield dances behind her.
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Teacups are so “fall 2018.”
Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon remains to be tearing it up on the ice.
That is what occurs when the White Rabbit nominates the Mad Hatter for a Queer Eye makeover.
Antoni additionally makes this face whereas studying your avocado tweets.
It’s “pop queen pageant” day on the Taylor park, which implies that a bevy of gross desserts have been served. This prawn-buttercream torte appears like one thing Rene Redzepi would provide you with on the finish of your Noma meal.
Clearly, this individual grabbed the cake as a result of it’s the identical colour as their shirt. For those who can’t inform already, a meals struggle is about to interrupt out.
Grabbing the pink velvet cake looks as if the mistaken transfer if there’s additionally a Nickelodeon Gak pie on the desk.
In the course of the cake struggle, Taylor, now dressed like an order of huge McDonald’s fries, sees her former enemy in a hamburger costume throughout the fairgrounds. And now we all know the place all of the lacking Not possible Burger meat went — Katy’s wardrobe.
Aw, what a candy, carefully-orchestrated PR stunt between two of probably the most well-known individuals on the planet. These cookies should’ve gone a great distance.
The video additionally characteristic an offended mob of homophobes who’re enraged by all of the enjoyable that’s taking place within the trailer park, plus random cameos by Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Lambert, Todrick Corridor, Billy Porter, RuPaul, and, inexplicably, Ryan Reynolds. Sadly for all of the Kaylor followers on the market, Karlie Kloss doesn’t make an look and therefor can not marry Taylor Swift in what would make for a very nice delight reveal. The message right here is that homophobia is unhealthy (true), LGBTQI delight is nice (additionally true), junk meals brings individuals collectively, and the easiest way to cope with on-line bullies is to combine up a batch of high-fructose hooch because the world round you burns.