Kim Kardashian responds to enemy Taylor Swift backlash

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Kim Kardashian West has broken her silence on Taylor Swift‘s claims that Justin Bieber‘s manager Scooter Braun ‘stole’ the rights to her music ‘in perpetuity‘ – aka forever.

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The world famous reality star and her husband Kanye West have a history of bad blood with the country-pop musician, and Radar Online reveals KKW is basking in the backlash against her longtime nemesis.

Sources told the American outlet Kardashian “has been telling her sisters [Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian and Kendall and Kylie Jenner] that she feels vindicated” now that Taylor appears to be playing the victim.

“She loves the fact that she played a part in Taylor’s takedown. Taylor got the rug swept from under her, and regardless of if she lied or not, Kim thinks Taylor still lost big.”

Back in 2016, Taylor accused Kanye West of using her name without permission and disrespecting her in his song Famous, which includes the lyrics: “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex – why? I made that b***h famous.”

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Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian stand arm in arm at the 2015 MTV Music Awards in Los Angeles (Credit: Getty Images)

Big Machine CEO Scott Borchetta hit back at Taylor claiming she had many chances to own her music catalog during negotiations last year, but the singer declined the proposals.

Braun’s clients Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato leapt to his defence, while Sia, former Oprah Winfrey Network President Erik Logan and Braun’s wife Yael Cohen have also publicly supported him, Spin reports.

Demi Lovato wrote on social media: “I have dealt with bad people in the industry and Scooter is not one of them. He’s a good man.”

In a scathing Instagram post, Yael Cohen claimed Taylor had been notified of the deal well before the news became public.

“Your dad is a shareholder and was notified, and [Scott] Borchetta personally told you before this came out. So no, you didn’t find out with the world.

“And girl, who are you to talk about bullying? The world has watched you collect and drop friends like wilted flowers. My husband is anything but a bully, he’s spent his life standing up for people and causes he believes in.”

Yael signed off in her caption with the words: “@taylorswift I’m here to talk privately anytime.”


Team Taylor has received support from Panic at the Disco’s Brendon Urie, who collaborated on Swift’s first single outside the Big Machine Label Group, calling the music industry “toxic”.

Halsey also said she would “stand with” Taylor in a series of tweets, saying the singer had every right to own her life’s work.

British model and longtime friend of Taylor’s Cara Delevigne criticised Justin Bieber’s wife Hailey Baldwin, saying “I wish you spent less time sticking up for men and more time trying to understand women and respecting their valid reactions.”

Canadian songstress Alessia Cara took to Instagram stories to stick up for Taylor, writing: “Stop stealing from women who work hard!!!”

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, Sky Ferreira, Todrick Hall and the Haim sisters have all taken sides with Taylor.

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