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Kim Kardashian Exposed Taylor Swift 1 Year Ago, So Fans Look Back At Where They Were


You were there. I was there. We all were there the night Kim Kardashian leaked the video of Taylor Swift talking to Kanye West.

On July 17, 2016, Kim K blew our minds by releasing footage of hubby West chatting on the phone with Swift about his now famous song, "Famous."

Pop culture has never been the same since.

The drama all started when West rapped the lyrics, "I made that b*tch famous," and Tay-Tay was like, "I would like to be excluded from this narrative blah blah blah blah..."

Then, the plot thickened when Kardashian released a video of Kanye and Swift on the phone with each other, suggesting that Swift was tuned into Kanye's plan, and was actually playing the victim.

Woof. Fans now refer to this day as National Snake Day.

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For me? I know exactly – and by "exactly," I mean I vaguely recall – where I was. I was sitting on my sh*tty wooden floor, in my sh*tty apartment, thinking how sh*tty it is to be financially unstable, when I somehow caught wind of the drama.

I remember feeling severe FOMO and scoured the internet depths to immediately find the footage. I think I actually found a link to a link to another link to the video.

I told my roommate, "OMG. This whole thing is happening!" and then we both went back to watching The Real Housewives Of New Jersey because that's real drama, you guys.

I personally don't have huge loyalties on either side of this fight. I think Kim Kardashian is a crazy-good business woman, and Taylor Swift makes music that is catchy as hell.

I also think it's possible Swift genuinely thought Kanye might not be an asshole, but I suppose it's also possible she is a PR mastermind and has been playing the ultimate victim ever since Kanye "let her finish" at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.

Here, fans reveal where they were on Snake Day, and also a few of their true feelings on Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift.

It ruined date nights.

It made for great work conversation.

It disrupted the most sacred thing of all: sleep.

There were no safe spaces.

It was the video heard around the world.

It shocked and delighted.

And at least one person didn't care at all.

I think we'll just go ahead and leave it at that.

Happy Snake Day, America!