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one time in an interview Zac Efron said that he loved death note and idk if he was just saying that bc the interviewer mentioned it or what but the point is Zac Efron may be a closet weeb
does this look like a coincidence to you?
We freed them…but at what cost?
that ball wasn’t there to trap them
it was to protect us
YOU FUCKED UP, WINSTON.
I thought I’d make a post summarizing Taylor Swifts video “Shake It Off” for the people who don’t want to give her more hate views on VEVO. Maybe instead of giving her 4,000 angry views on youtube we can just give her my one view and reblog this hella so no one else watches it out of irritable curiosity?
Anyways the video is basically just her dancing singing an anthem that every White person appropriating another culture says, “The haters gonna hate.” There’s no real content or plot to the video, just a lot of dance shots where she’s being really awkward. It’s actually amazing how someone could really pretend to be so innocent and naive yet still convey a very harmful message.
Above I posted some screen caps of the video and after only watching it once I got all I needed to know. Already from the beginning of the video you see a hard clash between the dancers. There are the prima ballerina types who are all white women, elegantly leaping and stretching and dancing. Then there are the faceless black women who are shaking their asses. Yes, faceless, literally every shot of the “twerkers” are only their asses. There’s also other groups of dancers which include some break dancers (which are all brown men,) and contemporary dancers (which is a group of white people and one girl with an afro.) Oh, yes, I forgot the cheerleading group which was all white cheerleaders and one black girl in the back. I just find it hard to believe that they couldn’t have a solid mixed group of people in each category. She pulled a Miley and Iggy and probably said something like “Well I want a more urban feel! But keep the safe ballerinas white!!” Literally the only group that had a saturation of black women was the twerking group. She even had them squat and shake their asses while she crawled through their legs! So edgy! So urban!
This is the problem I have with Taylor Swift. She’s always trying to convey herself as the innocent one who is “man worthy” (as if being man worthy is even important) while slut shaming other women for being sexual, or even just dressing in “short skirts” and “high heels.” All of the sudden now she wants to say, “To hell with the haters I can have as many problematic exes as I want! Now I’m going to be single and edgy! I’m going to shake it off! And to be single and edgy and sexual I have to
dance with a bunch of ass shaking black women!USE A BUNCH OF BLACK WOMEN AS PROPS"
Long story story, Taylor Swift is not only a slut shaming misogynist, she’s ignorant and has obviously racist/stereotypical views of brown and black people.
wrong. one of the ballerinas was black.
and every scene had at least 1 black dancer. so in no way can you even begin to just base your argument around one scene, you say you only watched it once i mean CLEARLY you went in with a negative mind.
and sorry when has twerking ever been about the face? as an ACTUAL AFRICAN where yaknow the dance originated I can tell you that it is all about the ass. showing off what we africans naturally have that most other races dont which is what makes it unique in the first place.
"as props" lmao. yall are embarrassing for real.
I was going to say. Y’all try to put race into everything. I don’t think taylor was sitting there like “golly gee I dont want any black ballerinas” and of course they aren’t going to show the faces of the girls twerking because the whole point of those shots is about twerking and twerking is all ass so why tf would the camera be on their face?
yeah!! i literally used to be so annoyed when ppl would mock tumblr ppl pointing our racism in stuff, (especially to do with celebs) but now im like for real? like its not even me being biased or anything, i used to like katy perry a lot but she does do a lot of cultural appropriation consistently in most o her videos and performances so now im like …. same with the miley and lily allen thing but this is not at all the same as those like…….. its amazing the lengths ppl go tbfh lmao