Taylor Swift In Hot Water Over Her New Video “Shake It Off” – Black Women Call It 'Racist'


Published on Aug 22, 2014

America’s sweetheart, Taylor Swift, got herself into some hot water with the music video for her new single “Shake It Off.” The scenes causing an uproar are the ones in which Swift crawls between the legs of a line of twerking dancers.

The clip has spurred a negative reaction from commentators including Odd Future’s Earl Sweatshirt, who expressed his displeasure by tweeting that the video is “perpetuating black stereotypes to the same demographic of white girls who hide their prejudice by proclaiming their love of the culture.”

It’ll be interesting to see how Swift reacts to the criticism, especially in light of her forthcoming performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night.

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