Who Is Taylor Swift Singing About In 'Look What You Made Me Do'?

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Aug. 25 2017, Updated 2:36 p.m. ET

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Taylor Swift came out of hiding after months of near-silence on social media to release a new song, "Look What You Made Me Do," and it's a lot darker than anything she's done before. “Maybe I got mine,” she sings, “but you’ll all get yours.” No one knows for sure who Taylor is singing about, but they have a lot of theories. The pop star has had beef with everyone from Katy Perry to Nicki Minaj. Click through to see who Taylor could be dragging on her new album.

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One possible subject of Taylor's new song is Kanye West. On the track, she sings, “I don’t like your little games / I don’t like your tilted stage.” The rapper used a tilted stage during his Saint Pablo tour. The two have also had problems since 2009, when Kayne interrupted Taylor's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards to say that "Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time."

Toward the end of the song, Taylor says, “I'm sorry, but the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now / Why? ‘Cause she’s dead.” This makes people think the track might be about Kim Kardashian. The reality TV star leaked a phone call between Kanye and Taylor, where she agrees to let him reference her in his song "Famous," after she said she'd never consented to being in the song. Swift's visuals for this track also include snakes, which is the emoji that flooded her social media accounts after Kim spilled the tea.

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Some people think this song is a darker follow up to "Bad Blood," about Katy Perry, Taylor's longtime nemesis. The lyric “Locked me out and threw a feast (what?)” sounds like a reference to Katy's single “Bon Appétit." In the video, Katy is served up like a feast.

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Then there's the idea that the song is about the media's perception of her. “I don’t trust nobody and nobody trusts me," she sings. "I’ll be the actress starring in your bad dreams." The reason she went on such a long hiatus is because she "was feeling overexposed and like things were almost spiraling out of control,” a source told People. “She’s being low-key and secretive right now because it makes her happy.”

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Whoever this new track is about, it's safe to say Taylor really, really doesn't like them. “I don't like your little games," Taylor sings, "the role you made me play, of the fool, no, I don’t like you."

Who do you think Taylor's new song is about? Sound off in the comments! 


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