Katy Perry and Taylor Swift in the "You Need To Calm Down" video — screencap via Taylor Swift YouTube channel
Katy Perry and Taylor Swift in the "You Need To Calm Down" video — screencap via Taylor Swift YouTube channel

Taylor Swift Releases Video For Pro-LGBTQ Song, You Need To Calm Down

Pop star Taylor Swift has released a star-studded music video to support her pro-LGBTQ song You Need To Calm Down.

Throughout the video, Swift and her friends are confronted by an angry, toothless, and dirty anti-gay mob of people. The biting track features Swift in a brightly-coloured, rainbow-flagged trailer park with a cast of partying friends including, amongst others, Ellen DeGeneres, the cast of Queer Eye, Ryan Reynolds and in a surprisingly symbolic "feud"-ending gesture, a French fries outfit-wearing Katy Perry to compliment Swift in a hamburger outfit.

You Need to Calm Down was released to coincide with Pride Month which started on June 1.  – Continue reading Aaron Brophy’s feature and watch the video on the Samaritanmag website.

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