Taylor Swift New Single “You Need To Calm Down” Calls Out Homophobes
TAYLOR SWIFT – Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift calls out the anti-LGBTQ people on her new single “You Need To Calm Down.”
The 29-year-old singer-songwriter definitely made lots of her fans worldwide excited for her upcoming album.
Taylor Swift took to the social media to reveal that her album “Lover” will be available this coming August worldwide.
Her 2017 album ‘Reputation’ became a subject of controversy because she expressed a different side of herself.
The pop star explained that it’s about “being bad, getting drunk, and getting even.”
Taylor Swift just dropped her latest single “You Need To Calm Down” on Youtube. The music video garnered millions of views hours after it was uploaded in the site. It was a followup to her single titled “Me!” featuring Brendon Urie.
Based on a report from Inquirer, the singer’s newest single targets people who are homophobic.
Aside from the people who attack the LGBTQ community, Taylor also addressed her own bashers through her song.
Here are the lyrics that points homophobes:
“And control your urges to scream about all the people you hate/ ‘Cause shade never made anybody less gay.”
“You need to just stop, like can you just not step on his gown?”
“Why are you mad when you could be GLAAD?/ Sunshine on the street at the parade/ But you would rather be in the dark ages/ Making that sign must’ve taken all night.”
According to the report, Taylor Swift took to the social media to as Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to support the Equality Act and protect the LGBTQ rights.
GLAAD’s director Anthony Ramos said Taylor’s latest single is the perfect anthem for the LGBTQ community.
“‘You Need to Calm Down’ is the perfect Pride anthem, and we’re thrilled to see Taylor standing with the LGBTQ community to promote inclusivity, equality, and acceptance this Pride month.” Said Ramos.
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