Taylor Swift Drops Star-Studded 'You Need to Calm Down' Music Video

Oscar Cross
June 18, 2019

The rainbow-clad music video for Taylor Swift's latest single, "You Need to Calm Down", is an ode to the LGBTQ community and takes a few jabs at those who disagree with the lifestyle.

Ellen DeGeneres, Ryan Reynolds, Bobby Berk, Billy Porter, Ciara, RuPaul, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Justin Mikita, Adam Lambert, Todrick Hall, Hayley Kiyoko, Adam Rippon, Chester Lockhart, Dexter Mayfield, Hannah Hart, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, and Tan France are just the start of it.

Swift, all smiles and outfitted as French fries, hugged Perry, 34, dressed as a hamburger, a costume she wore to last month's Met Gala fundraiser at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

"[Katy] and I have really been on good terms for a while", Swift told the U.K.'s Capital Breakfast radio show about putting an end to their feud a year ago.


Instead, Taylor posted a brief clip on her Twitter page which announced the stars set to cameo in the video - with 18 names quickly flashing up on the screen. It features a host of her famous friends, including Katy Perry, who she recently made peace with following a long-running feud. "Truly the most magical experience & on top of it all I got to share it with some of my favorite ladies!"

Watch the full video for "You Need to Calm Down" below. This seems like it's more about you than what you're going off about.

"You Need to Calm Down", was released last Friday and is from Swift's forthcoming new album, "Lover", which will be out on August 23.

The bill, which would add LGBT protections to the Civil Rights Act, has passed in the House Of Representatives and is headed to the Senate. The video ends with Swift asking fans to sign the petition.

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