Taylor Swift hunched like Quasimodo when she was with her boyfriend last year, huh

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As we now know, Taylor Swift couldn’t have asked for a better year. Her 2017 was great: her album sold well, she became a snake, she made sh-tty music videos that her fans defended incessantly, and she got a new boyfriend: Handsome Joe Alwyn, who looks very much like he could be her anemic brother. She and Handsome Joe are SO HAPPY (and so private) and this time it’s for real, you guys. You don’t even know how NOT FOR REAL it was with those other guys. What were their names? Adam ScottishFace Deejay? Tam Hiddleswarg? She can’t even remember because they were so awful and SO 2016. Her friend Todrick Hall opened up about how Taylor was basically Quasimodo when she was with one of her boyfriends last year:

Taylor Swift is sitting on top of the world with a record-breaking album, an upcoming tour and a blissful relationship with boyfriend Joe Alwyn, but it took some stumbles for her to get there. The 28-year-old Grammy winner’s close pal Todrick Hall opened up about their friendship — and Swift’s tougher times — in a new interview with The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show on Thursday morning.

“I think she’s the happiest I’ve ever seen her. I love it,” he said. “There was a time last year … I don’t know if I’m supposed to say anything, but she was dating someone — I never actually met this person — but I could just tell every time I would talk to her, she would hunch over.”

The Broadway star, 32, ended up sending Swift a “picture of her as Quasimodo” and warned his friend not to let a guy turn her into the fictional character born with a hunched back.

“I was like, ‘You cannot turn into Quasimodo for this guy. Every time you say his name, you hunch over,’” said Hall. “Now she’s so happy, standing up completely straight and so tall and so confident … I’m so, so happy for her.”

Hall also gushed about the “Gorgeous” singer, saying she “wears her heart on her sleeve.”

“Every time I bring anyone around her to her house, she can’t even have a good time because she’s making sure everybody has water, ‘Do you need anything?’” says Hall. “If I fall asleep, she’s the first person to go get a blanket and put it over me and be like, ‘Buddy, like are you okay?’ I’m like, ‘You’re gonna be the best mom in the entire world.’ She’s just so thoughtful.”

[From People]

To be fair, it could be Calvin Harris. I don’t think Taylor was happy with Calvin Harris in the last months of their relationship. She was actively looking for a jumpoff in those months, and she found her jumpoff at the Met Gala in the form of dragonfly. But for some reason, I do think Todrick is referring to the dragonfly, Tom Hiddleston. “There was a time last year… she was dating someone — I never actually met this person — but I could just tell every time I would talk to her, she would hunch over.” Taylor dated Calvin Harris for more than a year – roughly February/March 2015 through May-ish 2016. I feel like Todrick was being very specific about it being last year, and The Glorious Tiddlebanging was so brief, really. It was just a few short months in the summer. It involved swan pastries and canoodling on the beach and a worldwide love tour, and yes, the bloom was off the rose for Taylor rather quickly. By September 2016, I could see how she would start “hunching over” when Tom’s name came up.

I know we’re supposed to be following the new Taylor Swift snake branding, which means that she’s not giving interviews to drop her blind item clues about her songs. But I’m amazed by how she manages to keep putting it out there that she hated every part of the Tiddlebanging. I’m sure she is embarrassed about it now – but she should also acknowledge that she was super into it at the time. That “I Heart TS” tank didn’t come out of nowhere.

Taylor Swift Splits From Tom Hiddleston ***FILE PHOTOS***

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  1. minx says:

    Loved her hair in those pictures, very flattering.

  2. Azureskies says:

    I think it’s Harris. He’s a crap human being and I can see even Swift wanting out of that relationship, eventually.

  3. V4Real says:

    I thought they meant haunched over because she was taller than him.

  4. third ginger says:

    Some hilarious pettiness to brighten the dark, closing days of 2017. Also, I think the young people forget Mr. Q is the hero of the story, bad posture and all.

  5. Red says:

    I hate when she tries to rewrite history. She does that every so often, and it’s like girl we were there. You made us be there. Tom didn’t force her to travel around the world with him. Tom didn’t force her to walk with his family in the streets. Tom didn’t force her to call the paps as they kiss in the Rhode Island rocks. They both were stupid and embarrassing as hell, but you can’t make it seem like it was one sided. WE WERE THERE, we remember it.

    • Vovicia says:

      This 100%. Also – that stuff about her ‘taking care’ of people? I know a few people like that who are just doing it to be control freaks. In charge. And they love to play the martyr when it’s not appreciated enough.

      • Azureskies says:

        She’s always been known as excessively generous. I think that part of her is genuine. Sheeren used to talk about how she would knit scarves for him and send him baked goods just because she thought it would cheer him up. Idk, I won’t throw the baby out with the bath water. I do think she’s generous and especially attentive to close friends, family etc.

      • jammypants says:

        As horrible as she is when she decides someone is the enemy, I can imagine she’s very sweet to those who are on her good side.

      • Cranberry says:

        I read her over attentiveness as part of her insecurity. I think by the nature of her situation, teen star scoring the mother load of fame and $, she probably doesn’t feel secure that people are truly her friends or just around for the props. She probably tries to impress friends and would be friends to win their acceptance. It may sound unlikely that someone that has so much would be like this. Still this is a behavior many insecure people exhibit, no matter how successful, when they’re over their head.

        Also, just like animals, people that are insecure will strike out if they think they are vulnerable to an attack. They are defensive by nature and will perceive many things as a threat. So although she is probably very nice to friends, she is also very petty and needlessly mean to others if she feels threatened in any way. Hence, passive-aggressively trying to control the narrative and direct blame to others that aren’t even talking about her.

      • Carrie1 says:

        Oh yeah. This all day. It’s self serving when it’s hyper focused on you. Or they only want to be around when you need someone and get super put out of if you handle crises on your own.

        My affectionate term for these types of control freaks like Mean Girl Swift is Psychopath.

      • Wren says:

        I think it’s in the middle. She is probably very generous and caring to those especially close to her AND a control freak who enjoys directing the show. She wouldn’t be where she is today without the latter quality, and even before she was enormously wealthy she had people willing to go to bat for her so those close to her probably like her.

      • Cranberry says:

        Actually @ Wren, She got to the success she has today because she followed the plan that very savvy business people like her parents, their layers and their corporate label laid out for her. This stuff was way to advanced for her. She had help, and more to the truth she had people, professionals, do it all for her. She is very much a construction of the commercial music industry that invested a lot of $$ in her.

        She has a lot of control due to the contract her parents bargained for, and she’s openly said, she has good layers advising her. Like her corporate label legal team working on her behalf and her personal layer(s) too. But all these tools were established for her. She’s not a lone business genius. She is a brand representing many agencies invested $ in her.

      • Lilith says:

        So true. I’ve was in a relationship for 3 years with someone who had a similar control complex. He loved to play the victim card and shame me for not appreciating everything he did.

      • Azure Skies says:

        Or maybe she’s generous.

      • magnoliarose says:

        She is not generous if she sends proxies out to report on it all the time. There are charitable celebrities that no one even knows they have done anything special until years later or the reveal is genuine. They do nice things for people who need it and not other celebrities for guaranteed headlines and in turn goodwill from their fans. The “leaks” are always designed to make her appeal to introverted white girls who are considered “good” and feel victimized by the favorite girls (who may be sluts) and suburban social order. They see themselves in her(image), without irony and feel attacks on her are attacks on them and their goodness and victimhood.

        Her last two proxies were black people just after the leak about her threats to that blog and discussions about her connections to the right have not abated.
        We know who the nice people are because of what they do and how they behave; no one has to tell us.

    • jammypants says:

      He didn’t throw that big embarassing July 4th photo op either. That’s all hosted by none other than Ms. Perfect.

    • Nicole says:

      This. Her friends are not just her friends but also her PR mouthpieces. Its utterly ridiculous that eventually every guy is so horrible to her. She’s so into revisionist history as if we don’t have her number by now

    • Cranberry says:

      “WE WERE THERE” – ahahhaah

      That’s right girl. She can’t pull history revision on us. We all had to live through those cringy two months of posts everyday, sometimes twice. All the bickering back and forth. The Swifty stans that invaded our little corner of the web circling around hiddles, drizzled lemon cake and cyber cocktails on the veranda. It all exploded that summer, and WE WERE THERE FOR IT ALL. Some of us still haven’t recovered.

    • Shan says:

      Speaking of rewriting history, I think that about the verse in Don’t Blame Me and “breaking hearts for a long time, toying with these older guys”. Girl, you built your career singing about older guys toying with you and breaking *your* heart.

      On a related note, she’s so specific about emphasising certain things over and over, and this time it’s dissing “older guys.” You’re 28, Taylor. That would definitely have been appropriate on her earlier albums, because quite frankly it was skeevy that people like John Mayer and Jake Gyllenhaal dated her when she was so young, but now she’s pushing 30 and it just sounds like she’s trying to sell herself as younger than she is.

    • Wren says:

      Yeah, we were there and it was 200% both of them in it together. Everything about it was in our face and both he and she put it there.

      Actually I think that upon reflection she was not pleased to realize that Tom was literally just as into the crazy publicity and Our Public Lovestory as she was.

    • Scout says:

      TayTay acting all “above” Hiddleswift when she paid for the entire charade! Homegirl used her jets to fly them across three different continents and went “Down Under” with him to sit in a hotel room while he worked. I totally go spend time with the families of my casual flings I don’t care about and doing daily pap strolls with said families.

  6. Heather says:

    I appreciate her trying to model a brand of feminism for the new generation, but why does it always have to involve a boyfriend accessory? I imagine her time is extremely valuable, why waste it on people you don’t care about who don’t care about you?

  7. Margo S. says:

    First of all, can I remind everyone that she is 28 years old. 28! She’s pushing 30 and acts like this. Grow up Taylor.

    And second, damn, her and Joe do look related. This is like Benedict and his wife. They legit look like siblings… Weird.

  8. Christina says:

    She always had bad posture. I always imagined her hunched over her phone all day, reading about herself.

  9. JA says:

    “I don’t know if I’m suppose to say this but”…. yea ok like we don’t know Tay Tay would shut you down and have your family kidnapped unless you officially retracted your statement!! Haha besides that fakery… can’t wait for the next man when its for real, real, real and she is finally happy but she’s totally still a feminist becauset she supports ALL women unless they say something critical of her, and she will remain the voice for all victims BUT will never speak out against white supremacists, nazis or being the perfect Aryan poster girl cause she knows her audience & dollar dollar bills yall!

  10. tw says:

    First of all, of course she has a friend named Todrick Hall.

  11. Tara Beth says:

    What’s going on at her house that people need to be checked up on periodically and be comforted with blankets and water? Is she hosting Ayahuaska vision journeys?

  12. QueenB says:

    “I don’t know if I’m supposed to say anything”

    You 100% are supposed to, Todrick. Doing a good job, buddy.

  13. sweets says:

    Tbh if she was hunched over and sad about her relationship w Hiddles, it’s probably more to do with her own decision to be with a guy she didn’t really want to be with, including by her own admission making out she really liked him (and associated “guilt”/wanting to end it) than about Tom himself. I think she was unhappy with the situation(s) she kinda put herself into and because she resents last year she resents Tom too – even though tbh he was probably the best part of last summer for her, Kimye considered.

    So yes, this is irresponsible because it takes something that is probably “she wasn’t happy with him because she didn’t love him, also maybe her plan to shove Calvin’s face in it backfired” and turns it into yet another bad boyfriend dragging Taylor down.

    It was a mess of her own making and you can’t just blame the other person for being more into you than you are them. Which is kinda what she’s been doing ever since the breakup. At least Tom didn’t try to palm anything off onto her, nor has he kept the drama going past saying his piece. I respect that more than whatever this nonsense is.

    • xdanix says:

      YES. THIS, EXACTLY.

      Taylor, you don’t get to be hate someone just because they were more into you than you were them, and they didn’t automatically know that you never wanted anything more than a rebound when they “should have” (according to her song.)

      I’ve never been had strong feelings about Hiddleston either way, but at this point I just feel sorry for the dude. He hasn’t said anything at all about her in, what, almost a year? And anything he ever DID say about her was kind. And yet she and her people (because I really, really don’t believe that anyone around her is going to be giving interviews without getting the ok, and perhaps some script suggestions, from Ms Swift) keep dragging his name back into it, only to drag it down further every time. It’s mean, and it’s so pointless.

    • jammypants says:

      Ditto. Tom unfairly got lumped into her mess of a year that she brought on herself when he seemed fairly sweet towards her, real or not. It’s easier to blame others when you don’t have to have any introspection and deal with your own shame and guilt over being an awful person.

    • Cranberry says:

      Yup. She’s always putting out through “friends” or supposedly through songs “truths” about her relationships. The last “truth” of the matter was that she was using Hiddles as a rebound from Harris. This Hall friend makes it out that her bf was the cause of her Quasimodo affliction, that he was making her into this. I think her hunching / hiding face was because of the Kimye receipts bomb that blew up in her face.

    • Artemis says:

      They’re doing TH so dirty! I don’t give a toss about him but going by what I read about him, he seems pretty harmless and means well although he also seems insufferable trying to be ‘earnest’ all the time.

      I think TS was crazy about him and vice versa for several reasons. They went to great lengths to prove as such and TS is not that good of an actor. It’s was PR, but passionate PR. I can see why TH liked her too and even more so knowing she could bump his fame status to unseen heights (seriously, he’ll never reach the stars again!).

      Then TS was done with her TH phase and she took off the rose-coloured glasses, saw what a PR mess it all was and still licking her wounds from the Kimye debacle. It was never meant to work because TS needs to always be the star and 2 similar energies like them would never work. I’m convinced some of the love songs on Reputation are about TH, they cannot be about Joe, no way.

      But she’s smart and good at marketing, she knew she had to ‘own’ being a snake a bit and twisted the overlap between Harris and TH as ‘I’m a bad bish who ditched a man for another one’. Nah … but Harris would have dragged her ass over the dancefloor of the MET 2018 if she dared to make herself the victim of their break-up. She knew she was in the wrong but TH is so much easier to sacrifice. She never really dared to drag any of her alpha douchebag BFs (only John Mayer) but she has no issues dragging a beta male because he made the mistake of being open about his feelings and the other exes paid her dust even while dating.

      She was so overly controlling in her 1989 into most of 2017 that she naturally imploded with the slightest of criticism because she can’ t handle anything real. Which is why poor TH must be dragged so she can forget how horrible she herself can be despite being the self-declared queen of love. No loving person would do that to an ex. I would hunch too in shame if I knew that’s the real me but she keeps selling a different picture. Convinced she looks the way she does know because she doesn’t feel as good about herself as in previous years. To let go of her sugarsweet image hurts her so bad. Not even Joe can offset that feeling methinks. She hid, she changed, she doesn’t speak, she wears baggy clothes…she is not happy.

      • Cranberry says:

        “although he [Tom] also seems insufferable trying to be ‘earnest’ all the time.”

        ahaha. Yes, he can be a bit too much, even if it’s a good character quality. Unfortunately, the real sad joke is that we need a whole lot more earnestness in the world specifically from people in power.

        Also agree about why they tread lightly regarding Harris tea leaks. If they, her pr team, try to tangle with him, he would retaliate and definitely throw mud on her parade. If she needs the media attention, she’s got Tom to pick on, why go after a tiger that might draw blood. Only when she’s really desperate from poor sales, will she take on Harris. But it’s possible it is Harris, but they won’t say his name cause they’re chicken-shit, game players.

      • Cranberry says:

        Actually, it could be Harris that her her pr is referring to. But they won’t say his name and leave it a guessing game of exes because they’re chicken-sh*t, game players.

    • Jayna says:

      @Sweets,I said something similar farther down before I read your post. You are spot on.

    • Wren says:

      Exactly. She met her match lovestory-selling wise and she’s not happy. Maybe she did get carried away and now has regrets, but that wouldn’t be the end of the world and it’s pretty much what everyone is thinking anyway. There’s no way to dig yourself out of that mess of public PDA, breathless media coverage, and constant outings.

      I like Tom, and I feel sorry for him that she’s whipping out her old playbook against him. What’s wrong with “whoops, that was fun while it lasted but it really wasn’t meant to be”?

  14. Sansa says:

    Tom Hiddleston is a handsome, talented actor (forget the crappy movies, watch him play Henry V in ‘The Hollow Crown’ ). Totatally charming on Graham Norton where his imitations and self effacing side winks really make me like him. I think he is a very nice guy and a gentleman in the ‘Gary Grant ‘ genre who dated her and then they had a whoops moment . She always falls head over heals and he was like WTF is this, am I dating a 16 year old girl or a women?
    I like him better then her but he knew this was a career opportunity and it would never of worked out as they have nothing in common. I don’t know these people but speculation on a gossip site leads to a parting of the ways was in the stars for these two.

  15. third ginger says:

    I think your problem with posts is obviously the Russians. I am willing to admit this,even if our president will not. [this is obviously for spidey.]

  16. Nicole says:

    Looks like Hall earned his invite to next year’s Taymerica party

  17. Marianne says:

    I think her song “Getaway Car” basically confirms that her relationship with Tom was never really going anywhere, it was just a way to get out of the relationship with Calvin Harris. So if its about Tom, its probably likely that she felt crappy for keeping a relationship that she didnt really want and not necessarily that Tom was a bad boyfriend.

  18. Cranberry says:

    Of course she’s hunching over. Kimye receipts was a media shit storm that rained down on her ass so hard that she practically hid out for a month in her Australia hotel room supposedly to be near Tom while he was filming Ragnarok.

    How convenient that was to be out of the country for a pretty long stent right when that all went down. She did leave Oz once but then she’d fly right back and was held up in the hotel most of her time there with the one exception of the children’s hospital pr visit which Tom and Chris also did.

    • Josie says:

      Iirc she went once, which was all over the press, then they were papped in LA 2 weeks later. He went back to Oz on his own.

      http://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/news/a39043/taylor-swift-tom-hiddleston-romance-timeline/

      • Cranberry says:

        It was all over the press because of the “love fest’ pr-mance they were having AND because of the Kimye bomb that happened right when they arrived at Oz. She then went from weeks of (planned) pap photo ops to a media black out in Oz. She only did the children’s hospital visit and made no comments to the press.

        She and Tom made no public outings during that time even when she was there for a week or two. He had to get takeout to bring back to her because she was HIDING out. Her fans would ask him on the street about her, and he’d tell them she was back at the hotel. Then they would post the “almost” Taylor encounter on the web. lol

        Anyway it’s hard to know exactly how much time she was in Oz or anywhere because she definitely went dark for a month+ and then only stepped out once with Tom again in LA before they announced their brake up.

      • Scout says:

        It was the one and only time they flew on a commercial flight during their love tour, that’s why it was all over the press. It was hysterically shameless. But as soon as the full brunt of the “receipts” hit they were never spotted again gettng on or off any plane, let alone walking through airports.

      • justme says:

        She must have chartered a plane for them to go home from OZ to LA so that she would not have to fly commercial (going through an airport AFTER Kimye and the receipts was not something she was going to do). Her plane can’t get to Australia from the US. Tom of course flew back and forth to Australia by commercial flight all the other times. I remember the paps screaming at him whether he regretted going out with Taylor because of all the drama she brought (then asking if they were getting married). He kept his poker face of course.

      • Cranberry says:

        I’ve come to wonder if her claims that TH wanted to be more public where possibly because if this was a PR relationship and there was an understanding or some kind of contract, then her going dark was in breach of that agreement. I’m sure TH was not unsympathetic to her, but still, I’m sure his people were not happy with the situation or her inability to claim her self respect publically.

        That was TH pr team big mistake. Not just the idea in the first place but then going through with it with someone that has too much petty drama going on and not mature enough to handle it.

  19. not a real think says:

    Poor Tay Tay – she needs to bring Tom or anyone famous name to be relevant now :) No one care about her and Joe besides her blind fans. No one talk about her album also – still Adele sold more copies in first week that Tay Tay in last month. After first week when her fans bouth for 10-15 copies each and after preorders, now her album has aa very poor sale. And acording to few jurnalist, after tickets to her tour went on sale to the general public, not a single show has old out yet. Prices are insain (like 800-1500 for a tucket is standard). So she made all money on this album thanks to her hard minions/fans. GP don’t give a sh*t about her music. So I predict that he will milk her RS with Joe and bring Hiddles to conversation in next months. I bet her next single and video will be this shi*y song about Hiddles. And this is her PR game to sell it. But I don’t see it – Hiddles vanish and I doubt he we will see him in next year, so it will so hard for her to sell her bls.

    • jammypants says:

      She uses all her exes for fame. Her music is generic. People like gossip and she feeds that. That’s how she makes $$$

    • xdanix says:

      I think one of her problems is that she’s always linked her press and selling her music to her latest romance, but it hasn’t been working with Joe. She reacted to the backlash against the Hiddleswift press by going underground with Joe, but they’ve been SO low-key that basically, nobody knows who he is, and nobody really cares either. Sure, maybe people like us who follow gossip sites know the story, but to your average bod? They might know Taylor Swift has a boyfriend, but the guy himself they don’t have a clue about, and they don’t care either.

      That may change if they last into next year, because he’s got a few films coming up in a row, and apparently he’s a really good actor who could genuinely have a big career ahead of him, but for right now, for all Taylor’s people are trying to sell this as her real true love story (Ha! Watch out Joe, because that’s the exact same thing they were peddling with Tom last year), it’s just not sticking. He’s not a name or a face that sells, so to get that publicity, she’s got to keep going back to well of poor old Tom.

      • not a real think says:

        Well Joe is like 8 billed in that movies, so I don’t think It will make him more recognized. He isn’t some lead man in that movies, like some guys his age. And if he made any press tour, only question he will be ask will be about Tay Tay. So media will be interested in him only as her last toy boy. And about his acting – I saw aall two movies he made :) , including this Ang Lee and boy is so wooden it hurts to watch. He is so plain, uncharismatic and forgettable as an actor. There are a bunch of Brits who are better than him. There are a unch of guys his age who are better and are more famous. Really his only hope for any recognistion is to be with Swift. So he will stick wwith her till she dump him.

  20. Izzy says:

    You know, Tom Hiddleston has been nothing but kind and gentlemanly since their breakup, and she has been nothing short of a Grade-A jerk. However “extra” they both were in the relationship, he got steamrolled by a publicity machine that was just using him in the end, and I don’t know that he really saw it coming. And STILL he’s nice about it. It actually speaks highly of him as a person, and every time little Tay-Tay says, sings or has a minion do something alluding to their relationship, my respect for Tom goes up another notch.

    • Cranberry says:

      “he got steamrolled by a publicity machine that was just using him in the end”

      Sadly true. This is a prime case of “Not Being Worth It”. He was really duped imo. His agents, did not take care of him. Someone should have told him it’d be overkill to go all out the way they did so quickly. It all served Taylor’s needs more than it did his. He was led to think he needed a big boost with US mainstream audiences, but it really didn’t do that much for him. He just became another chapter in the Taylor show. He would have been no worse off had he just relied on his fan base and the usual pr he’d been doing. IAH I wonder if Joe is “low-key” because being labeled “Taylor’s boyfriend” by the media has shown to be quite damaging to an up-n-coming actor’s career.

  21. NessaB says:

    sidebar: who the eff names their kid Todrick?

  22. Jayna says:

    She was hunched over when talking about him because she jumped into an affair with a guy and then tried to sell them, through set-up pap shots covering different states, different countries, as the love affair of the century, all to rub in Calvin’s face.

    By the end of the Swifty-invented Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton Grand World Tour the reality hit her that she had no feelings for this guy, but she was now stuck with him because of her promotional blitz of their true love affair. She had to stay with him a little while longer to save face and was probably miserable. That was probably the period her buddy saw Quasimodo.

    Hiddles had no clue what was going on in that brain of hers. He just looked like a guy that got dumped before he knew what hit him. She loves me, says I’m amazing; oops, and now I’m not.

  23. monette says:

    Come here, Tom, let me give you a big hug.
    This shrew of a woman is unbelievable! She used him, threw him to the wolves and now keeps twisting the knife .
    Leave Tom ( Britney) alone!!!

  24. The Hench says:

    *Rams tinfoil hat on at a jaunty angle*

    Sooo – I’m going to gently float a theory. I looked at the photos of Taylor on yesterday’s thread and, in one of the photos in particular, I thought to myself, ‘Is she pregnant? She really looks like she could be in these latest photos.’

    In evidence, M’Lud, I submit the following:
    1. Girl hasn’t worn anything form fitting in weeks – even on stage. Normally the skimpiest, the better but now her fashion mantra seems to be the more voluminous, the better. Even her shorts were short but stretchy/baggy in Jinglebell Ball photos.
    2. The over-the-top, even for Tay, eulogy about the AMAZING Joe.
    3. And now one of her “best friends” says, in what is clearly a Tay-approved PR release, about how caring she is and how she is going to make the best Mom.

    Is it just me? Should I get my coat?

    • Scout says:

      I don’t think she’s preggers but I’m starting to wonder with these horrible outfit choices for her performances. Like, she looked banging in that dance scene for LWYMMD but now she’s wearing voluminous “gym” shorts and maternity looking shirts? Why? They look horrible on her and it’s not like she’s doing any sort of choreo that would possibly be made easier by loose fitting clothing. I couldn’t RME hard enough at people saying she’s embarrassed by her weight gain – it just felt like they were shaming her and I don’t think Taylor does anything she doesn’t want to. But seriously, what is up with this?

      • The Hench says:

        @Scout – yes, agree on her fashion choices. I’m just bamboozled by what she’s choosing to wear recently. Irrespective of her character, the girl is tall and attractive and, whilst not as skinny as previously, she’s far from overweight so WTF is with the gigantic tops in particular?

      • justme says:

        I don’t think she is pregnant either – certainly she seemed buzzed in that video with Joe (and her publicist seemed to be trying to get the drink out of her hand!) And she’s been seen drinking away in other shots (maybe that explains the weight gain?)

      • The Hench says:

        @justme – mmm, good point.

        *takes off tinfoil hat, climbs back into box*

      • jetlagged says:

        *picks up discarded tinfoil hat* I wouldn’t be surprised if her fashion choices are designed to inspire exactly the type of speculation that is currently happening. The baggy tops are most likely to cover weight gain and/or new implants, but have the added bonus of fueling pregnancy rumors, which her team can vigorously deny while also reminding people she’s too busy to be with child, because she has concert tix to sell.

        I’m waiting for a story that sounds something like this: “Taylor Swift is blissfully happy with boyfriend of 18 months Joe Whatshisname, but her rep denies the couple is expecting a child, even though the singer has recently been sporting clothing that conceals her famously toned and healthy figure. The superstar has told close friends she thinks Joe might be THE ONE, but right now she’s looking ahead to her concert tour in 2018 (don’t forget to buy tickets!) and has no plans to start a family until she squeezes every last dime out of her legion of fans.”

      • Cranberry says:

        @jetlagged, If some trade rag writes exactly that, I will buy it and a brand new tinfoil hat for you. Not a big risk on my part I know, but hey, I’m cheap.

      • jetlagged says:

        @Cranberry, I forgot to include “Joe supports her career 100%” and “he is not threatened by her success”, but I expect that angle to make it into the story too. As I’m in desperate need of a new tinfoil hat (mine bit the dust during Hiddleswift), I will accept your most generous offer.

    • allons-y a lonso says:

      There is no way she’s pregnant. She’s too much of a control freak about her image. Sends the wrong message to her young fanbase

  25. Scout says:

    Meanwhile TayTay his hunched over like Quasimodo on the cover of her new album that is supposed to be all about Joe! LoLoLoLoLoL

  26. Bianca says:

    Her implants were new and heavy.

  27. mamasita says:

    She released the album the same time as Tom’s film Thor: Ragnarok. She threw Tom under the bus in Gateway car. Now this. She’s pathetic.
    Oh, boy, this escalated quickly.

  28. Birdy says:

    I think camp swift is pissed that Tom has not engaged in any way with the song. The song came out and Tom said nothing. Went through hamlet and the thor promotions with saying nothing. Swifty got no pr out of him reacting to the song and therefore she can’t drag more attention out of it so now a friend/employee has to try to stir up media coverage and hope that he will react / engage so taylor can public play the victim and ‘everyone is always so mean to me’ angle. I think he is probably driving her insane without commenting or publicly reacting because she thrives on the petty drama and he is refusing to go there.

    What’s the point of a burn song if the recipient does not react and doesn’t extend the narrative keeping her in the press? I mean, if those she writes about don’t react, she would have to be out and shill g this album the old fashioned way with actual work, appearances, tv interviews, etc. When it plays out on twitter and in the press, she makes more money without lifting a finger.

    Tom isn’t playing her game – good for him but that may make him her new punching bag to try and get a reaction out of him. Taylor isn’t the type to deal well with being ignored or realising that she is irrelevant in an ex’s lives – she demands to be front and centre. Taylor has always trashed the ex to make the new guy look better. Tom has found the best way to piss her off (ignoring her existence) and that will kill her. She always wants to be central and remembered. How many of her songs refer to that theme?

  29. Jennie Hix says:

    It feels like she’s trying to make Tom look bad because that relationship and her whole “snake” nonsense made HER look bad. And as a narcissist, she has to play victim.

  30. Ce2495 says:

    I heard an interesting quote years ago: “ if you want to piss someone off really bad, just forget they ever existed” TS continues to bad mouth ex boyfriends using her friends. The ex boyfriends seemed to have forgotten her name… perhaps that’s why she is upset? A happy person doesn’t continue bashing others. She needs to just enjoy her new relationship and just be happy.

  31. Bliss 51 says:

    How do these relationships come into being? Are there lawyers for each side, a scenario of some kind mapped out, exit strategies, friends and employees names’ to used in the media, really how does this kind of thing work? So Todrick Hall is a “close pal.” “Now Todrick, we’re going to use your name . . . ”

  32. Halvin Carris says:

    There were 366 days in 2016. What are odds that the pix of Swift and Twiddles swapping spit on Plymouth Rock came out on the same day as the GQ interview, where Kim K basically called swift a liar. People called that a coincidence….. Yeah right……. Hiddles was used as a stop-gap diversion. Nothing less. Nothing more.

    • Scout says:

      It’s funny when you compare the dates between her antics and KimYe/Calvin Harris’s. They all line up – the bigger the bombshell, the bigger the stunt she’d pull. She was dead certain he’d be releasing that phone call when he premiered that music video, hence why she did the wholesome pap strolls with his family three days straight.

  33. spidey says:

    If she is so into Joe why does she need to harp on about Tom? Because he dumped her and not the other way round?

  34. Lightpurple says:

    TIL from these two famewhores that being in a fake relationship is hard on the body and hairline.

  35. jammypants says:

    @Sansa, seriously it was fluffy fodder. Not worth ending a career over such silly nonsense. We need to save that for sexual predators and power tripping jerkoffs.