Taylor Swift takes on her critics in video for Look What You Made Me Do


Taylor Swift takes aim at her critics and pokes fun at herself in the video for Look What You Made Me Do.

The new track had its official premiere at the MTV VMAs in Los Angeles and features her darker side leaving her former self behind her.

The single is thought to be aimed at stars like Kanye West and Katy Perry.

The video begins with Taylor Swift dressed as a zombie climbing out of a grave with a headstone reading “Here lies Taylor Swift’s reputation”.

Taylor Swift's mock headstone
Taylor Swift as a zombie

The 27-year-old is then seen dressed as a biker, a celebrity crashing their sports car, a woman bathing in a bath of diamonds, a bank robber wearing a kitty mask and a dominatrix.

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Taylor Swift on a throne

. Taylor Swift’s mock throne is slithering with snakes – which have been a feature of her social media campaign for Reputation

Taylor Swift in a car wreck
Taylor Swift in a cage
Taylor Swift dressed as a bank robber with a kitty mask on
Taylor Swift as a biker
Taylor Swift with some models

She appears to poke fun at her relationship with ex-boyfriend Tom Hiddleston with her backing dancers wearing tops with “I (heart) TS” on them.

The British actor was photographed wearing a similar vest last year when the couple were going out.

Taylor Swift backing singers with

The director of Taylor Swift’s new music video, Joseph Kahn, has denied that he’s copied Beyonce’s Formation video.

It’s after fans compared their videos.

The clip ends in different versions of Taylor Swift, from previous music videos and performances, falling off a slope and into what looks like an abyss.

Taylor Swift's former incarnations

They’re then lined up in front of a plane with the name of her new album, Reputation, spray painted across it.

One version of Taylor Swift says to a crying version of herself: “There she goes, playing the victim – again.”

Taylor Swift from her country music days
Taylor Swift with her previous incarnations
Taylor Swift scrawls Reputation on the side of a jet

The pop star also mocks the moment West crashed the stage as she gave an acceptance speech during the MTV VMAs in 2009.

Wearing the same outfit, Swift repeats words used in a statement given last year in response to a feud with the rapper: “I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative.”

Taylor Swift with her MTV VMA

Hours after the music video aired, it’s had more than 13 million streams online.

Taylor Swift’s new album Reputation, will be released in November.

The release of the track and video came after Taylor Swift wiped her social media channels last week before sharing cryptic videos of snakes on her pages.

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