MANILA, Philippines – The song may be about “Bad Blood,” inspired by a feud between Taylor and another female artist, but some of Taylor’s best famous friends are co-starring with her in the new music video for the song.
She’s been teasing the music video, which debuted Sunday, May 17 (May 18 in Manila) at the Billboard Music Awards, in the days leading up to its release with awesome glossy posters featuring her friends and their on-screen alteregos.
Taylor herself plays a character called “Catastrophe.” In the video, she and Selena Gomez’s character Arsyn fight together – until Arsyn turns on Catastrophe and kicks her out the window.
A host of celebrity characters appear to show off their moves and battle.
Let’s take a look at all the teasers:
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Taylor told Rolling Stone back last September that the song was about another female artist. Taylor said that she was never sure about whether or not this person was sincere about their friendship, but things took a turn for the worse after an incident involving people working for Taylor at the time.
“She did something so horrible. I was like, ‘Oh, we’re just straight-up enemies.’ And it wasn’t even about a guy! It had to do with business. She basically tried to sabotage an entire arena tour. She tried to hire a bunch of people out from under me,” Taylor said.
Many believe the subject of this song is Katy Perry, who tweeted a cryptic message after the interview came out, saying: “Watch out for the Regina George in sheep’s clothing…”
There’s a personal element, too: Taylor dated John Mayer, whom Katy also dated on and off.
What do you think of the video? Let us know in the comments below. – Rappler.com