Taylor Swift covers Elle, is annoying: ‘I never chase boys. They don’t like it!’

Taylor Swift seems to be particularly divisive these days and I don’t really understand why. She hasn’t changed that much over the past year or so. If anything, that’s one of my biggest criticisms of Swifty – she’s still pulling the same old “OMIGOSH, WHO ME?” shtick. Maybe more people are getting wiser to her shenanigans, or maybe it’s just become increasingly obvious that Taylor’s entire public persona is super-controlled and mostly false. Anyway, Tay-Tay covers the March issue of Elle Magazine and the interview excerpts had me rolling my eyes. I think Swifty is attempting a re-boot after the somewhat disastrous mini-relationships with Conor Kennedy and Harry Styles, two 18-year-olds. Some highlights:

On her insecurity: “Middle school was what programmed me to be semi-insecure, like, all of the time. I didn’t fit in….I’d stand on the outside of the circle but I was never really in. That’s when I started to realize there’s this thing called rejection.”

On ex-boyfriends: “I don’t think I’ve ever yelled at an ex-boyfriend. Ever. I’m not a yeller. I’m not a fit thrower. If something is done, it’s done.”

On the speculation surrounding her songs and famous exes: “To me it’s just writing songs the way I always have. It’s me sitting on my bed feeling pain I didn’t understand, writing a song, and understanding it better. If people want to dissect the lyrics, that’s their right, but it’s all coming from the exact same place as where I started. It’s just something I do to feel better.”

On rumors: “I’m sure if I looked up the latest Google Alerts rumor it would say I’m chasing somebody who doesn’t like me as much as I like him – people love that angle on me. They’re like “Oh Taylor, coming on too strong again, chasing boys. I never chase boys. They don’t like it!”

[From Elle]

“If something is done, it’s done” – girl, who are kidding?! Contrary evidence: Jake Gyllenhaal and Harry Styles. After Jake dumped Swifty, she kind of stalked him and then she cornered him at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. She was NOT “done”. And after Harry dumped her, she flew to London and tried to talk to him – but he ignored her. Because HE was done.

Which brings me to the part that makes me want to rip out my hair. “If I looked up the latest Google Alerts rumor it would say I’m chasing somebody who doesn’t like me as much as I like him… I never chase boys. They don’t like it!” Jesus. First of all, as we’ve documented time and time again, she does in fact “chase” boys. And you know what? Some of them DO LIKE IT. And that’s what bothers me the most – the message Taylor is giving to young women is “Be passive! Boys like to be the instigators, the aggressors. No one likes a girl who is forward or a girl who knows what she wants and goes after it. Being aggressive or ambitious is un-feminine!! Ew, PANTS!”

Photos courtesy of Elle.

 

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  1. T.Fanty says:

    Urgh. This makes me think of that Clooney quote that is getting bandied about, that fame freezes you at the age it found you. This mindlessness is one thing coming from a foolish fifteen year old, but shouldn’t she be growing up a little by now? She’s the same age as Jennifer Lawrence, no?

  2. Samanthalous says:

    She needs to stop herself because she is getting a rep that everyone knows about even MJ Fox. She must be trying to do damage control at this point.

    • T.C. says:

      Complete damage control. More people are seeing through her fake act.

      • yolo112 says:

        Yes, PEOPLE see thru her act…buuuuut not the kids, not the driving force behind her popularity..so unfortunately, no matter how many ADULTS see straight thru her and her immature BS, the tinnie boppers will continue to follow her and her high school antics. I wanna mean girl her so bad…like rip off the heads of her stuffed animals r something.. ugh.

      • Amea says:

        I agree with you yolo. The kids still idolize her, and the kid/tween/teen magazines perpetuate that image, never writing negative things about crazy celebrities in their magazines or websites. I get that kids probably shouldn’t know that these celebs they look up to are having all kinds of sex and have all kinds of internal issues, but they should know a little more truth about their lives.

  3. mel says:

    What an hypocrite she is done harassing them but writes songs because she is oh so mature.

    • backwards says:

      Agreed. i don’t care how many guys taylor swift dates like go ahead date every single person on the face of the earth

      my problem is when she bashes her exes and publicly humiliates them at awards shows

      that’s rude

      Time to start being an adult and move forward in a mature fashion Taylor.

    • Tiffany says:

      I agree.

      She said, “If people want to dissect the lyrics, that’s their right, but it’s all coming from the exact same place as where I started.”

      UMMM…people don’t have to dissect your lyrics, sweetie. You literally spell out the exes in the liner notes! If you are going to use your relationships as a gimmick for your music, at least be woman enough to OWN IT and not dodge responsibility for why your career is entirely based on your “personal” life.

  4. RobotDog says:

    “Boys,” Taylor? You’re old enough to vote. Maybe try some relationships with men.

  5. brin says:

    Her schtick is really annoying.

  6. good_as_gold says:

    On this instance, I have to disagree with you: regarding “chasing boys”. Yes, they do like it, yes it flatters their ego. But do they respect you for it? No, I don’t think so. Their first reaction is a subconscious one: “there must be something wrong with her if she’s acting like a man and pursuing me”. Besides, if you chase a man you will never know how badly he wants you, or if he even wanted you in the first place.

    • Erinn says:

      Wow. No. I mean, maybe if she’s like trying to rip the clothes off them they won’t respect her for it. I really don’t think men think less of a woman if she’s upfront about her feelings, and is a little bold. There’s a difference between making a move and being salacious.

      Your comment comes off as a bit sexist, though I’m not sure if you intended it to. You’ve painted a picture of women who should be sitting around pining after a man, and that they can’t possibly know how much they’re wanted unless the man has to pursue them.

      • PhinHead says:

        Women should show interest but not chase. There is a difference. Men and boys need to know they are barking up the right tree, showing interest is all it takes. Disinterest, says, not interested in you. Chasing is a little too agressive and more often than not, as a man, we might accept the aggressiveness to begin with, but it is true what good said earlier: By being agressive or pursuing the man, you may never get to see how truly interested he was in you b/c showing that you are his for the taking (not meant sexually). Would he have pursued you or is he just playing along because, well, it is a known entity you like him? He can’t get rejected if you chase him, and being rejected is one of those things that guys don’t like. Just saying showing interest and chasing are too very different things.

      • teehee says:

        Great debate– my two cents is, that a man knows what he wants in a woman, and can recognize it when he sees it. The only problem with pursuing a man is that you may not be what he wants.
        He wouldnt mind taking advantage of the chance, though, for a woman who wants him. So you have to be careful and know exactly what you are doing, but also exactly waht he is doing. And not be fooled into thinking you are something more than you are to him.
        A man makes decisions- he decides who he wants adn what he wants. A woman makes the choice, to accept his interest or not. Either can take the initiative, though. So where the power ultimately lies, is hard to say— but no woman can ‘trick’ any man for too long. And if she wants to, she is only tricking herself.
        Additionally, I prefer an equal share of power. A woman needs to know what she wants and do her part in building a relationship, and personally i think a man ought to be secure enough to appreciate that.

    • Diana says:

      LOL, What? Like men, overall, are some homogenous unit that thinks in hive mind.

      There are plenty of guys who think like you describe. There are also plenty of guys who like ladies who are aggressive and do the chasing. I promise. I’ve seen this in action. And, amazingly, a lot of guys I’ve had the pleasure of dating don’t think there is something wrong with a woman if she shows that she has spirit, thoughts and agency beyond being a passive doll.

      • good_as_gold says:

        @Diana. Yes, as you can see from what I wrote that I never disputed that men “like” it when a woman chases them or is aggressive in that regard, but do they respect it? No, they do not. They will be flattered and have their ego boosted (hurrah for them), but will be secretly put off by her innate “desperation” and will rarely want a relationship with her.

      • km says:

        @good_as_gold…just, no. Not true.

      • *unf* Joan Jett says:

        @good_as_gold:

        The more important question is: Do YOU respect men who think like that about woman? I DON’T!

      • PhinHead says:

        I agree with good as gold, to a degree. Men are flattered and many will accept the advances of a pursuing/chasing woman. Come on, men like it, but that is almost a given. If you go to a club tonight and hit on a guy (provided he is available/single and you are not repulsive), he will enjoy it and even go out with you, might try to take you home that very night. But will you ever really know “would he have pursued me?” question. No you will not. It might work out, it might not, but I personally believe women like men to take the wheel as somepoint, drive. Not always the driver, but prefers a man who knows what he wants and goes after it. The question is, will you ever know if he would have “Gone after you” if you had not chased him. You will never know. I believe a woman wants a man that wants her. Man enough to pursue her. The art of dating and attraction. Not disrepecting women who pursue a guy, but you also take a risk of the guy “not being that into you” down the road once the initial romance/passion wears off.

      • *unf* Joan Jett says:

        “The question is, will you ever know if he would have “Gone after you” if you had not chased him. You will never know.”

        Is this even relevant?

    • Melissa says:

      I agree with this; any man I ever pursued wanted nothing to do with me. And I’ve even had a boy tell me he was glad I didn’t ask him out first because ‘men should do the pursueing’ If I stay back and let him come to me, it works out a lot better

      • PhinHead says:

        Amen, most of us men, simply want a singular sign, a look, a flirtatious response, to know that you are interested in him. We want to pursue who we want to pursue, all we need is a positive response to our pursuing actions. Not saying a women should be a wallflower and wait for man to talk to them first. Just open the door, give a little sign initially, and THEN let the man pursue you if he is true interested in you. Sounds old fashion and sexists to some, but age old cat and mouse game is far older than you and me.

    • J. says:

      Ugh. Just ugh.

      The women on this site can be so awful.

      • CurlyMac says:

        +1. She’s 23. TS is trying to figure out. Adele is obviously super emotionally mature for her age, and that’s awesome (I wish I had been). But TS is doing what so many young twenty somethings do and it’s cringe worthy and annoying but I can’t hate on her.

      • PhinHead says:

        >>It makes them feel like the girls aren’t returning the attraction.
        Erin, that is the issue. All guys want is a small sign that you are playing hard to get. If you are stone cold, then guys will not or stop trying immediately. It is how the game is played. If you come off as, interested but hard to get, THAT is the starting line of “the chase” that both parties like. Period. I have met friendly women, down to earth and approachable who could model anywhere, and then I met the stone cold divas, who think they are better looking than anyone else, including their other BFFs standing next to her. Guys like a simple positive reaction to a pursuit, stone cold with end pursuit. Pursuing woman only works if it is just the initial casting of the fishing line, but then let the guy pursue her (fish swim your way). If you fish and hook a guy because you cast and recast your fishing line in his direction over and over, you won’t know if your repeated efforts caught him, or he wanted you to catch him.

      • videli says:

        PhinHead,

        What an exquisite, hilarious crock of shit! I esp. like your animal imagery, fish, mice, and cats. So I catch a fish and there’s the existential problem of the fish wanting to be caught. Did the fish want me to catch it? Did the fish want to be caught by me or to be caught in general? Is it a slutty fish? Does the fish love me?

      • *unf* Joan Jett says:

        Videli, you are hilarious … and right about everything ♥

      • videli says:

        Thank you, Joan! My take is simple: whatever turns you on and works for you, whether you want to be chased or chase. But enough with these gender normative descriptions, women are from Venus, and men, I dunno, from Topeka, Kansas. And no, men do not hold in contempt women who chase them, it’s only that unfortunate handful the poster above had the mischance to meet, and I wish her luck with a better batch next time. That is, if she starts hunting them down.

    • Annie says:

      Guys do like the attention but you have to know how to do it because they HATE it when a girl is chasing them. They like to do the chasing, it’s challeging. If you chase, you look desperate. End of story. It’s true that whole aspect of turning them down, so they can try harder. They like a challenge. If you’re desperate that’s the #1 turn off. Look at Lindsay with the guy from The Wanted. You are not supposed to take flights to see the guy when you’re not even dating! Look how he called her a groupie in return. In the early stages you do not do the seeking out. Ever. You do not follow them around so much, like Taylor with the Kennedy kid.

      Like a friend of mine who after the second date was already calling this guy her boyfriend and asking him to fly across the country for her sister’s engagement. Actually demanding he was there. Dude ran for the hills as fast as he could, my friend was so shocked. I’m like WTH is wrong with you? You scared him away with that nagging clingy thing and you are not the gf yet!! She was telling everyone she had a boyfriend including her parents. It was only the second date. The dude literally started looking for girls at a bar with her right next to him so she’d go away but no. She was right behind him, folliwing him, watching him make conversation with other women on purpose, like saying “we’re not even dating, it was two dates”. He got away and left her there without saying goodbye, never to call her back again or answer her texts. It took her a while to take the hint, I had to spell it out.

      I’d say he was awful, but she was pathetically desperate. That’s Taylor Swift, getting all serious and needy when she doesn’t even know these guys. It’s not genuine. It’s sad too.

      • Erinn says:

        But there you have it- that friend wasn’t just pursuing a guy- she acted obsessed. Like I said in my post; there’s different levels. Nobody wants someone throwing themselves at them desperately, and making more out of a relationship than what there is. That goes for males and females alike. I think a lot of guys do like to be pursued- I work with 90% males. I have so many guy friends complaining that girls are being too cold and not making a move. It makes them feel like the girls aren’t returning the attraction. It’s not about them wanting to keep trying. Not all guys anyway.

        As far as the Lindsay being called a groupie- that’s because she WAS being a groupie. She was following them around the tour, having sex with them, and likely cracking it up. That’s a groupie. You’re putting these things into the same category as a woman who sees a guy she likes and makes an effort to get a relationship started. It’s ridiculous.

        Like I said, there’s a difference between stalking and making the occasional move.

      • teehee says:

        Well there is a difference between being active in the relationship and being clueless as to what is appropriate behavior, when, and what to expact and why! not all women who ‘pursue’ are in any way mistakable for desperate, unaware or demanding women who cross lines and expect the world from a complete stranger!

    • Chordy says:

      Nothing like some good ole gender essentialism early in the morning! And Ew, Pants! (god I love you, Kaiser)

    • *unf* Joan Jett says:

      Blah, blah, blah… The men who’s “respect” for a woman is based on the fact if she is chooses to peruse them or not are not worth going after anyway. Seriously it has nothing to do with respect, it just shows their sexist views and their insecurities about their own “masculinity”.

      So if I like a guy I will come over and talk to him instead of playing princess in the tower who patiently waits to become the trophy for some random rescuer dude. And if he can’t handle it then he is not worth my time, period. There is absolutely nothing wrong with knowing and going after what you want, but there is a shit ton of wrong with a mindset that plays into harmful gender stereotypes. This is not 1950s anymore!

    • bluhare says:

      Seeing as I was the one who called my husband when I thought he was too slow to call me, not all men have a problem with respecting a woman who pursues them.

    • Lucinda says:

      I think you’ve been pursuing the wrong men then. Every man I pursued was quite flattered by it. But there is also a difference between pursuing and stalking. I’m not sure Taylor understands the difference.

    • Emma says:

      Not if they’re shy, clueless, or don’t mind being the one chased for once. I asked my date to prom (he said yes) because I knew he’d never ask. My sister-in-law asked my brother to prom and 10 years later they’re married (he’s clueless and had no idea she liked him). I once chased this guy for months (I was 16 and he lead me on ok?!!) I finally gave up and a few years later he pursued me and said that he liked that I showed an interest first.

      Ewww pants :P but seriously pants do suck. Trying to find something that fits is nearly impossible.

    • jennipurrr says:

      I’m with you on this one, to an extent. I see it not so much as pursuer and pursuee, but who is willing to put effort into a relationship and who is lazy. We teach people how to treat us. I’m not saying one person or the other has to behave in such-and-such a way, but it needs to be even. One person cannot be doing everything. I have been in a lot of dramatic relationships and am now in a 5 1/2 year relationship that is pretty great. This is because when I realize I’m doing too much work (calling him, making myself too transparent by outlining my every plan before it takes place) he takes advantage of that and gets lazy. If I pull back a bit, suddenly he’s texting me during the day and making more effort to have conversations to see what’s going on in my world. Everyone likes to have to try a little bit. Just like if I ever dated a guy that was too into me, it made me feel weird. Everyone likes to get a chance to show that they’re into it, it has to go back and forth.

  7. Maria says:

    not so smart to keep on with her fake public persona.
    people value honesty a lot more.
    if people make fun of your dating life at a mainstream award show it means that everybody knows, they cant make jokes only avid gossip readers would know.

    you are so right in your last paragraph. i hate women like that, if you want your guys being old school you better stay at home and cook them a meal and shut up about feminism.

  8. Dahlia Verlaine says:

    Don’t care for her but…LOVE the outfits!

  9. RN says:

    Oh, that’s right, because it’s normal to buy a house next to the man (boy) you’re dating. That’s not chasing, y’all.

  10. Lee says:

    Ugh! I wish she and her banal whiny music would just go away.

  11. j.eyre says:

    What is she wearing on the cover?

  12. minime says:

    For the first time ever, I don’t really read something so bad in her words. She is young, she is still discovering herself and relationships and having to do all of that in front of the media scrutinium must not be easy. I think people really should give her some slack on this. It is not like men are the most prone people to talk about feelings..so yeah, she might have gone after them after all was finished, but maybe she was just looking for her own closure on it, instead of having a relationship ended by phone (wasn’t that the rumor about Gyllenhaal?). I think what she says makes some sense and altough she does seem to have some problems in dealing with relationships, it might not be soooo bad as all this celebrity gossip sells it.

    • Green_Eyes says:

      I don’t think it would even be an issue as to whom & how many she dated if she didn’t seem to want publicity. But when you coyly write a song about every guy & let it be known …ya kinda open yourself up to scrutiny no matter how old you are. I mean to fall so hard for so many? Think someone in her camp should tell her the song writing therapy is NOT working then & get her real therapy. Because no amount of $$$ from all the songs can ever buy one peace of mind w/ those deep kind of insecurities or change public open on their reputation (which obviously bothers her..again leading back to mental health & insecurities). I am only saying this because IF she were my daughter & I saw the trap she has fallen into w/ insecurities, not liking the public persona she has whether purposely for fame or unwittingly for fame gotten herself into. I would have to tell her to stop!!! Take some time away from the spotlight, get therapy (not via songs), and find HERSELF learn to like HERSELF, and what she HERSELF thinks she would like to be in 5 years. You have to feel comfortable w/ & know yourself before you can ever really be that way w/ another person in a relationship (one that lasts). If my daughter didn’t want to do that & kept w/ the schtick…well that’s what it is then & again don’t blame society for calling it as it sees it…

      • minime says:

        I agree with everything that you say. She can really get on my nerves with all the high school kinda of behavior. And I do ask myself if her parents or even her publicists (whatsoever) couldn’t try to set her on a nicer way towards her way of dealing with relationships and how she makes them public.

        Still, my point was only that I do not see something so harsh in her interview and that it made me wonder also if the media are not too hard on her and try to create this persona that also sells their magazines…most of the stuff that comes out are still rumors and she’s pretty young, so I’ll put a lot more of it into Gyllenhaal or Mayer who are grown up men that got involved with a kid.

      • Green_Eyes says:

        At 23 though, she’s not really a kid. Again, I wonder the judgment of those around her if they knew at the time she was not emotionally mature enough to go out w/ those 2.. But realistically she’s an adult who is serial dating boys. I know some see nothing wrong w/ it. But if it were your son would you? Technically 17 yr olds are still considered minors. There is a reason no contract they enter w/o a consenting adult can be considered legally binding and it may be only a 6 yr difference, but alot of emotional & mental growth is packed into those 6 years. Yes, the media does make money from her stories… But she coyly encourages. Example her gushing to the the media and anyone who would listen ay the Emmy’s (which ever award show) about MJFox’s underage son. Then outrage after MJ Fox makes a humorous comment after being asked what he thought of that. Her lil stunt caused some hassles w/ the MJ Fox Parkinson’s Foundation website. Had she not acted & gushed like a love sick school girl (when she just had her heartbroke not once but twice in less than 8weeks) none of that would have happened. Her lil coy act is getting old & people are getting tired of it.

      • bluhare says:

        Minime: I agree with what everyone says as well, but when you’re buying your parents houses, I suspect said parents are going to STFU in case the gravy train misses their station.

  13. Katie says:

    Wow she is stuck in middle school! poor girl. It’s tme to grow up honey.

  14. JL says:

    Good for her. She’s now hunted down, bagged and tagged enough little boys to figure out they don’t like it.

    Their mommies don’t like it either.

  15. Kaye says:

    Teen-angsty personality aside, she is stunning in these pics.

  16. Emily says:

    Since you first came on the scene, I’ve had an issue with her presentation of “needing a man” and what it says to young girls. I agree that some boys do like to be chased, and I think you’re right, Kaiser, in that she’s saying girls should be passive. You have a choice just like they do, ladies!

  17. bullpin says:

    Not buying into the bullshit.

  18. kc says:

    She looks lovely in the clothes. DITCH THE BANGS!!!!!

  19. Green_Eyes says:

    She really has some issues when it comes to boys/men & stalking rather than letting go. It’s song writing therapy if you write about everything in life that is hard to deal w/. Not every time you had your heart broke in a short amount of time (seriously it’s not love but obsession if one thinks they were madly in love this many times). So if it’s just a schtick…don’t blame society when people start calling you out on it. If it’s not a schtick, someone in her family should have a talk w/ her & get her the real therapy needed to deal w/ the insecurities she obviously has then.

  20. bns says:

    I generally don’t care about her, but I thought she was so cute at the Grammys dancing and singing along to everyone that was on stage.

  21. Green_Eyes says:

    Love the outfits (well don’t care for cover dress..but it looks good on her. Don’t like her second & third photo, not flattering looks for her. (again love the outfits though).

  22. L says:

    Why is a 23 year old talking about ‘chasing boys’? Shouldn’t she be chasing men by this age?

    And it’s not to much that she chases them. It’s that she stalks and them smothers them (and then blames them when they come up for air).

  23. Tessa says:

    If you’ve never yelled in a relationship, you’ve never been in a relationship. Couples have to argue sometimes. They have to disagree and get angry with each other. It’s just not normal if they don’t.

    And if Taylor thinks it’s over just because she feels the urge to argue, or someone is trying to argue with her, she’s incredibly stupid. Relationships grow when you get it out and resolve it and move forward.

  24. G says:

    It’s one thing to be 22 and be going through this. It’s quite another to make it the raison d’être of your immensely successful career.

    IMO, she going for boys these days because the men are smart enough to stay away from her. Who wants to become cultural fodder?

  25. Micki says:

    Of course she yells at her ex-es. In her songs.

  26. galena says:

    UGH, The fact is I can see why the majority public in this country would want to believe her innocent shtick and that just makes me revile her more. At some point all of the exes in songs, just becomes a little immature, no? That bit of Brit accent at the Grammy’s? Please girl, you soooooocare…

  27. INeedANap says:

    That last picture, in the pants? I wish she would dress like that more often. Fabulous!

  28. Jayna says:

    So how did she get Connor Kennedy, a junior in high school? Flying down to his high school every chance she got and trying to buy a home near the compound. Talk about obssessive.

    She reminds me of Julia Roberts in how she runs from man to man or in Taylor’s case boy to boy. But the caliber of men Julia was with in her late teens/early twenties was far better, no comparison. Liam Neeson when Julia was 19, Dylan McDermott at 20 or 21.

  29. ArmeniaK says:

    I get the feeling that she needs crap relationships to make her music/write lyrics. I know she has songs about stuff other than relationships but its mostly breakups/ sad love stuff. I mean, I know that I can only write really good poetry when I am deeply sad, to the point of being depressed. Other times, when I’m happy, normal, it’s just rubbish.

  30. ctkat1 says:

    Taylor Swift, at age 23, is one of the biggest recording artists today, and she has been since she was a teenager. That to me is what is interesting about her. I’d love to hear her talk about and own what it was like, as a very young woman, to take command of her own career, to manage a huge empire, what goes into her performances and tours, how she determines the perfect playlist on her albums, etc…that’s so much more empowering and interesting than her constant revolving mini-relationships.
    She comes across as a hopelessly immature flibbertigibbet, when I think there is probably a savvy businesswoman underneath it all. Let that side shine!

  31. diva says:

    I like the color of lipsick she’s wearing. That’s all I got. Can anyone ID it?

  32. Kaboom says:

    They are probably catching on to her modus operandi of turning them into lyrics sausage.

  33. KellyinSeattle says:

    I like the dress she’s wearing in the first pic, but give me a break; has ANYONE ever seen her laugh? Takes herself so seriously!

  34. TheOneAndOnlyOnly says:

    I agree galena everything about this chick is fake; her persona, her vapid treacly music, her faux pr arranged relationships – She’s dumb as a box of rocks, but she has an excellent team, I’m afraid an entire generation has been ruined by the wrap around media marketing and pr of today but at least the great live music of the last two generations lives on youtube where it’s seen by millions;
    And for the love of God, celebs shouldn’t be on fashion mag covers, they get enough attention and make enough money, how much more do they need to pimp themselves.
    That quote by George clooney absolutely applies to shifty mcveneer – she is frozen at middle school, and that’s why she’ll fade away, I dont believe she’s capable of intellectual,emotional, and musical growth.

  35. Karen says:

    I’ve pursued a majority of my boyfriends first. Most of them seem to like it, though. I think it just depends if you’re attractive or not. I know that I’m really pretty, so I could get most guys that I approach.

  36. valleymiss says:

    What I wouldn’t give to make Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber go away permanently. They’re 2 sides of the same overhyped, PR machine coin. And both are basically untalented. Taylor might be able to write a song, but we all saw from the Grammys, her live singing is a joke. And all Justin does is a bunch of croony/whiney oversinging of the same 4 notes. GO AWAY both of you. Their fanbase is 10 year old girls.

  37. Dizzle says:

    She looks like a rat. Ooh, no, she kind of looks like Snooki’s friend Ryder, the uber ho-bag. All Taylor does is chase boys, she’s such a joke.

  38. Madriani's Girl says:

    What a load of sh*t. She doesn’t chase BOYS. This is a 23-year old who still refers to boyfriends as “boys”. I’m sorry but isn’t that Kennedy kid who’s 19 and still a junior a “boy”????

  39. Jess says:

    Yes, guys don’t like to be chased. But more than anything, they don’t like stupid revenge songs being made about them either. She comes off as a genuinely sweet person but stupidity is getting the best of her. Her songs sound like they were written by a 12 year old, not a 23 year old.

  40. Bijlee says:

    That rain coat dress is gross. Swiftys not a bad model, these photos are nice, but that cover photo is gross.

  41. Nancy says:

    This girl is still 16 emotionally

  42. Issa says:

    “I don’t think I’ve ever yelled at an ex-boyfriend. Ever. I’m not a yeller. I’m not a fit thrower. If something is done, it’s done.”

    Probably one of the many reason she gets dumped so quickly. Men like some fire and spunk. This girl is as boring as her vanilla Stepford housewife answers.

    • veronica says:

      Ugh, dont remind me, I got dumped for being ‘boring’:(

      I mean do i really have to tantrum to keep a mature, grown man interested? Lash out like A 12 YR OLD TO KEEP THINGS SEXUALLY EXCITING IS THAT IS HOW ITS DONE?! WELL SCREW YOU ISSA!!!!!!!WHAT TYPE OF FRIKIN NAME IS THAT ANYWAY!!!! IS ONE S NOT ENOUGHHH FOR YOOOOUUUUUUUUUU??????????!!!!!!!!!

      hahaha how did i do? … Im tryiNG.

  43. Jane says:

    On ex-boyfriends: “I don’t think I’ve ever yelled at an ex-boyfriend. Ever. I’m not a yeller. I’m not a fit thrower. If something is done, it’s done.”

    WTF???????? Yeah hon…instead of yelling you write a song about it instead. My God, grow the f*** up woman. Put your big girl panties on and get on with a normal life. Perhaps being less ubiquitous for starters???????

  44. Patrice says:

    I really don’t think it’s an either or proposition or that not being passive=chasing. I don’t think anyone would suggest that a young woman not let a guy know in a respectful way that she’s interested-we all need to be aware & respectful of other people’s comfort levels, male or female- but remember: if you chase something, it runs away. There are a million ways to be self-assured, confident and ambitious without “chasing” a man **shudder** The very idea that this young generation of girls coming up is being lead to believe that being sexually & socially ‘aggressive’ (aggressive being the key word) is the same thing as exuding confidence is what gives me major “eww pants” :)

  45. Anna says:

    It was a publicity stunt.
    Harry is in a serious long term relationship with Louis. The evidence is everywhere on the web. So many pictures, videos of the two of them grabbing each other, kissing, having sweet cuddles. It is so clear. And so unfortunate their stupid ‘team’ won;t let the boys come out.

    TAylor went along for the ride with Harry and she did not like his attitude. Now she is mad about a Pretend relationship. come on.

  46. Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

    She does this because it works. The end.