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Taylor Swift Warned Kanye West About Releasing Lyrics With ‘Misogynistic Message,’ Says Rep

More “Bad Blood!” Taylor Swift did not get a cautionary telephone call from Kanye West about the explicit content of the lyrics in his new song “Famous,” and she finds the message of the song to be “misogynistic,” her publicist tells Us Weekly. 

Taylor Swift attends The Weinstein Company Academy Award party
Taylor Swift attends The Weinstein Company Academy Award party

“Kanye did not call for approval,” her rep tells Us, “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.'”

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As previously documented by Us, West sent shockwaves through the music community with his unexpected lyrics about Swift in his new song “Famous,” which he debuted from his album The Life of Pablo during his Yeezy Season 3 event at New York Fashion Week on Thursday, February 11.

“I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous,” he raps in the song. But the 26-year-old songstress thought his words were anything but cool.

Swift’s publicist wasn’t the only one talking out against West’s surprising new lyrics. Her brother, Austin Swift, responded quickly, sharing a video of himself throwing his Yeezy trainers into the trash in a bid to express his distaste for the lyrics. 

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The “Shake It Off” singer’s pals Gigi Hadid (who was a guest at the NYFW event), Jaime King and Selena Gomez also came out to publicly support their pal in a series of tweets.

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“My attendance somewhere does not mean I agree with everything being said in the music playing there,” Hadid tweeted late on Thursday. “My friends know of my loyalty,” she added.

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