jerkidiot:

that girl you just called fat? who cares about her backstory, you just shouldn’t be a dick to people
like do we really need a tragic story to get people to stop being mean to each other wtf

guiltyhipster:

Girls get mocked for liking high heels and lipstick. Girls get mocked for liking sports. Girls get mocked for liking tea and books. Girls get mocked for liking comics books and video games. Girls get mocked for liking math and science. Girls get mocked for liking boys. Girls get mocked for liking girls. Girls get mocked for liking both. What the fuck are we supposed to like? Water? Air? Come on, tell me. I’m dying to know. 

whatamarveloustune13:

This.

@SwiftWorld13: Shake it Off is #1 on iTunes in 31 countries! Congrats @taylorswift and @taylornation13! http://t.co/ZVxf20Uyn5
bumpelstiltskin:

Please excuse me from deleting all the comments from this post.
I finally took the time to watch this music video and I think people have the entirely wrong idea about it. Seeing gifs like this also gave me the impression that Taylor Swift was stupid enough to take the cultural appropriation route like Katy Perry. This gif is taken entirely out of context.
The song itself addresses how people make fun of her…

I stay up too late, got nothing in my brainThat’s what people say, that’s what people sayI go on too many dates, but I can’t make them stayAt least that’s what people say, that’s what people say

and she’s just having fun. She’s gone from country to pop and that’s okay.
The video however is what people have the biggest issue with. They think that she’s parading black women around in her video for entertainment. The video in its entirety is a compilation of Taylor having fun trying out several different dance styles and (here’s the kicker) failing.
She’s making fun of herself. She looks stupid doing ballet, break dancing, jazz/contemporary, ribbon dancing, hip-hop, twerking, and cheerleading and she knows it.
Cultural appropriation is still wrong, still prominent, and is still a problem white people love to defend. Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” video (though poorly done) isn’t one of those cases. 
As much as I despise Taylor Swift’s music, more white artists who want to incorporate black culture into their work need to take note.

thelifeofswift:

It so curious seeing everyone come out about being in the MV… like WOW. AND I followed you for all this time. AND YOU KNEW, YOU MET HER.. YOU LAUGHED AT ME FOR MY THEORIES

http://keepcruising.tumblr.com/post/95226051769/im-just-really-proud-of-taylor-right-now-shes

keepcruising:

I’m just really proud of Taylor right now. She’s come such a long way and she’s done it so gracefully. Seeing someone stay themselves nowadays is so rare and beautiful, and Taylor has managed to do that all this time. Even with people criticizing her every move, she just keeps her head held high…