Everything Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Is Copying, According To Twitter
Once again, Taylor Swift is taking over the internet and making headlines with the release of a new single. People have a lot of opinions about "Look What You Made Me Do," but one thing everyone can't help but notice is that Swift's Reputation seems to be copying a lot of other artists, songs, moments from movies, and, yes, a particular Gossip Girl character.
The idea that Swift could be imitating many other pop culture staples might make you scratch your head. Did the singer do this intentionally? Are people reading too much into it? Are these comparisons being made because we all just don't have anything better to do? Who knows, but there's no doubt that Twitter is having a field day with showing exactly how Reputation is potentially a copycat.
Of course, the entire album has yet to be released, so this is just based on the single and the other info we already have. But there will probably be even more comparisons in the coming weeks, judging by the fact that there are already so many after only the release of one song. The internet will most definitely react hard once Reputation drops on Nov. 10.
Until then, let's take a look at what Twitter is saying now. Once you read the following tweets, you won't be able to help but wonder if Swift really did look to someone or something else for inspiration.
So, She's Beyoncé?
Miley Cyrus: I'm going to jumpstart my career by copying Black strippers.— Justina Ireland (@justinaireland) August 25, 2017
Katy Perry: I'm going to copy Rihanna.
Taylor Swift: Beyoncé. pic.twitter.com/1PiGHW4MI9
Some feel like her "Look What You Made Me Do" video has "Formation" vibes.
She Wants A "Piece Of Me"
Okay but Taylor swift is literally copying the tone of Britney's 'Piece of Me' reinvention of late 2007.— Megan (@eyebrowfeminist) August 25, 2017
They are somewhat similar in the sense that the lyrics fire back at how each artist has been perceived.
Taking After Kanye West
Well, this is pretty valid.
Just Another The Life Of Pablo
It's hard to ignore the similarities here.
Taylor Swift Or Jenny Humphrey?
This is probably the best comparison yet.
Arya Stark Said It First
"I've got a list of names and yours is in red underlined" - I need Taylor Swift to stop trying to steal Arya Stark's thing.— Monica Patel (@monicapatel917) August 25, 2017
Seriously, it's like an ode to Arya.
Channeling Meghan Trainor
Pop culture tip from my 11-year old relative: Taylor Swift's new song is copying Meghan Trainor 'Me Too''. Just so you know.— Amy Wardlaw (@amywardlaw) August 25, 2017
Is it "Me Too" or no?
She's Embracing Mean Girls
For real. Also, never forget that time Katy Perry seemingly took a jab at Swift with a tweet about Regina George. Is the new single a Mean Girls coincidence or not?
She Pulled A 13 Going On 30
I feel like Lucy should be pissed that Taylor Swift stole her Poise redesign and didn't give her any credit. #reputation— Molly McKune (@MollyMck86) August 25, 2017
This is obviously in reference to when Lucy (Judy Greer) presented her redesign for Poise magazine.
That's a lot of copycatting going on, intentional or not, and Twitter is loving it.