Twitter is in frenzy over Taylor Swift's new video 'You Need To Calm Down'

Published: June 19, 2019
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Taylor Swift has been all over the internet since she dropped her new song and it hasn’t always been for the right reasons.

The superstar singer released the video for You Need to Calm Down just two days ago and it’s already viral. The newly-released pride song caught everyone’s attention as it featured Taylor’s longtime nemesis, Firework singer Katy Perry together, putting their row to rest once and for all.

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However, that wasn’t the only highlight of the video. It also featured Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds and following its release, Taylor took to Twitter to give a shout out to him and everyone else who featured in it.

Unfortunately, she tagged the wrong Ryan Reynolds in her tweet. The Style hit maker noticed this and took the tweet down but hawk-eyed fans had already taken screenshots and spread the word. The Twitter user, who also is the namesake of The Proposal actor, retweeted the screenshot and addressed the mistake.

He said, “So uh, @taylorswift13… I appreciate the shoutout but you’re looking for @VancityReynolds. PS: I’m a big fan. Especially Style and Shake It Off. Seriously. Ask my teenage sons. I sing along in the car. I’m so old and so lame.”

The user, who is a journalist by profession, revealed this wasn’t the first time his identity had been mistaken. “Gwen Stefani did it a few months ago and was really sweet about it when it was pointed out to her. Richard Marx, Oprah and plenty of other celebrities have done it, too.”

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Taylor’s video has also left fans guessing as there are a few hidden clues that have caught our eye. For example, there is a ‘lover’ phone case showed in the video at one point. Taylor announced last week that her upcoming album will be called Lover. She shared the album cover on her Twitter, which has the word written in that exact font.

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Then there is a photo frame with the quote ‘Mom, I am a rich man’ gives insight into a possible song title. It’s also a reference to singing sensation Cher, who famously said the quote during a 1996 interview that went viral again in 2016. “I think men are the coolest, but you don’t really need them to live,” the singer started then. “My mom said to me, ‘You know, sweetheart, one day you should settle down and marry a rich man. I said, ‘Mom, I am a rich man’.”

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We also see What I Need singer Hayley Kiyoko make a surprise appearance in You Need To Calm Down, hitting #5 with an arrow.  This could be a hint that Kiyoko is featured on the fifth track of Lover with Taylor.  The duo performed together in December and Taylor also famously defended Hayley on Tumblr last March against angry fans.

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Guess we’ll just have to wait and see if any of our predictions come true. Either way, one thing is for sure Taylor’s fan army won’t ever calm down!

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