Taylor Swift And Kanye’s Full “Famous” Call Leaks—And It Turns Out Taylor Was Telling The Truth

Way back in the long-ago time of 2016, the Taylor Swift and Kanye West relationship escalated. The two had been connected by West taking the stage as Swift received a Best Music Video Award in 2009 he felt should have gone to Beyoncé for “Single Ladies,” even longer ago. The incident put more of a spotlight on Swift, who was embarrassed in that moment. Other people thought West helped Swift’s career because she got so much subsequent attention. No one thought that more than Kanye.

He released a song on Life of Pablo called “Famous,” in which he raps, “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex, why? I made that bitch famous. God damn, I made that bitch famous.”

Since 2009, West and Swift seemed to have developed a kind of friendship, appearing at public events together, hugging and talking. After “Famous” came out, Swift’s fans were furious at the lyrics and Swifts publicist told Buzzfeed:

Kanye did not call for approval, but to ask Taylor to release his single “Famous” on her Twitter account. She declined and cautioned him about releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message. Taylor was never made aware of the actual lyric, “I made that bitch famous.”

Kim Kardashian, West’s wife, told GQ the opposite: “[Taylor] totally approved that [lyric]…She totally knew that that was coming out. She wanted to all of a sudden act like she didn’t. I swear, my husband gets so much shit for things [when] he really was doing proper protocol and even called to get it approved.”

And Kanye tweeted that Swift had approved the lyric as well:

THEN Kim released audio in which it seemed that Swift approved the lyric! The couple was telling the truth! Swift was a lying snake!

And soon her Instagram was filled with snake emojis, at Kim’s urging:


Taylor did respond, famously writing she wanted to be “excluded from the narrative,” presumably meaning West’s life:

And now, when we need this kind of drama more than ever, the entire phone call has leaked:

In it, Taylor does approve the lyric, “I feel like Taylor might owe me sex.” She doesn’t agree to the following lyric: “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex. Why? I made that bitch famous, I made that bitch famous,” nor did he ever reveal the full lyric or play her the song. Swift also does not sound truly comfortable with him saying he made her famous, saying, “Did you say that? Oh God. Well, what am I gonna do about it? I mean, it’s kind of whatever at this point. But, I mean, you gotta tell a story the way it happened to you and the way that you experienced it — you didn’t know who I was at that point. It doesn’t matter if I pulled 7 million records off [Fearless] before you did that [at the VMAs] — which is what happened.”

To sum up: Swift did not consent to being called a “bitch,” she did not consent to the lyric about making “that bitch” famous, and she most certainly did not consent to a model of her naked body being featured in the “Famous” video.

People are pissed on Taylor’s behalf:

Thanks for the drama guys. This news is coming at just the right time.

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