Diplo, who has been romantically linked to Swift's nemesis Perry since April 2014, then retweeted followers tweets which read, "@diplo I started a petition on http://whitehouse.gov to include it on the federal budget," and "@sierrafairytale @diplo Help Me In Supporting 'Get Taylor Swift A Booty' on #fundly," along with a link to a crowdfunded site.
After one tweeter wrote, "@diplo someone should make you a kickstarter bc no one knows who the f–k you are," the music producer wrote: "body shaming myself right now…are taylor swift fans called the swift boat veterans?" and continued to retweet the fundly link. On the site, which had raised $45 in under an hour, the campaign owner (and apparent Diplo fan) wrote: "Taylor Swift Still Needs Your Help! Any true supporter of TSWIFT would definitely not pass up this opportunity to improve her posterior! Spread The Word If You Believe In Magic!"
Get Taylor Swift A Booty https://t.co/RpkB8JExSV
— BABY DADDY (@diplo) November 12, 2014
Diplo's shade presumably stems from Swift and Perry's bad blood — literally. After the 1989 singer told Rolling Stone that she'd written track "Bad Blood" about her rivalry with a fellow female artist, Us Weekly confirmed the artist was Katy Perry. "For years, I was never sure if we were friends or not," the "Shake It Off" singer told Rolling Stone. "She would come up to me at awards shows and say something and walk away, and I would think, 'Are we friends, or did she just give me the harshest insult of my life?' [Then last year] she did something so horrible. I was like, 'Oh, we're just straight-up enemies.' And it wasn't even about a guy!"
In the hit track, Swift sings: "Did you have to do this?/ I was thinking that you could be trusted."
Following Swift's confession, Perry tweeted: "Watch out for the Regina George in sheep's clothing…"
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