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All through the course of her profession, Taylor Swift has obtained her justifiable share of criticism. Within the music trade, it’s definitely not unusual for an artist to obtain critique about their work. Nevertheless, the criticism that Swift has obtained hasn’t been restricted to her skilled life. She’s additionally obtained a good quantity of backlash for a few of her personal decisions as nicely.
Through the years, Swift has obtained backlash for every part from her posture to her politics. Nevertheless, a lot of the critique is about her songwriting talents and her relationship historical past.
Whereas Swift is a identified songwriter, there’s all the time been those that speculate about precisely how a lot of her music she writes. As just lately as January of this yr, Swift shut down claims by Damon Albarn after he falsely claimed that she didn’t write her personal songs.
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“@DamonAlbarn I used to be such an enormous fan of yours till I noticed this. I write ALL of my very own songs,” Swift tweeted. “Your scorching take is totally false and SO damaging. You don’t have to love my songs however it’s actually f***** as much as attempt to discredit my writing. WOW. PS I wrote this tweet all on my own in case you have been questioning.”
However calling out Albarn wasn’t the primary time Swift used Twitter to clap again in opposition to criticism. Again in 2021, she known as out the Netflix present, Ginny & Georgia for making a joke at her expense. “What do you care? You undergo males quicker than Taylor Swift,” one character says to her mom in a battle
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“Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 known as and it desires its lazy, deeply sexist joke again,” Swift penned. “How about we cease degrading hard-working ladies by defining this horse s*** as FuNnY.” Swift isn’t new to calling out her haters, however her strategy in recent times is a far cry away from how she approached criticism early on in her profession.
Again in 2010, Swift made historical past because the then youngest Grammy winner in historical past. She took residence not one, however 4, trophies that evening, together with the coveted Album of the 12 months award for her sophomore album, Fearless. Nevertheless, after her historic win, many started questioning if she was actually deserving of the award. Some folks questioned how a lot (if any) of her songs she’d really written.
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As a substitute of calling out her critics, Swift put her cash the place her mouth was. She wrote her third studio album, Converse Now, completely on her personal. This transfer quashed nearly all of the criticism that she wasn’t actually the one behind her wildly fashionable lyrics.
Swift took a considerably comparable strategy to backlash about her relationship life in her early twenties. Calling herself a “lightning rod for slut-shaming,” Swift obtained tons of criticism for occurring dates. The media continually criticized “the 1” singer, claiming that she was boy loopy and suggesting that she chewed males up earlier than spitting them out.
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Once more, Swift reacted to the criticism in a inventive means. She wrote from the angle of the “maneater” the media made her out to be and made a No. 1 song, “Blank Space” out of it. However that wasn’t the one means that the Amsterdam actor selected to answer the criticism. She has additionally shared that she didn’t date anybody for roughly two years after she was criticized for being an alleged serial dater.
Clearly, Swift’s responses to criticism has shifted a bit in recent times. Nevertheless, it’s clear that irrespective of how she chooses to react, she continues to return out on high.
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