It’s… it’s happened.
Gone are the days when a musician would just stand in front of a camera, miming the lyrics, and occasionally gyrating. Now film clips have a whole narrative, and a back story, and you almost need a PhD in pop culture to interpret them.
There are layers… and imagery… and long-held grudges… and secret messages… and all those other things you wrote about in your high school English essays.
Luckily for you, I’ve deep-dived into the world of Swiftism to find out exactly what Taylor’s trying to tell us with this subtle, multi-million dollar film clip/personal vendetta against Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Katy Perry.