Taylor Swift's "I Did Something Bad" Has Fans Wondering WTF She Did
GOOD MORNING AND HAPPY "MORE CRAZY THINGS FROM TAYLOR SWIFT" DAY. The "Look What You Made Me Do" singer posted the entire tracklist for her upcoming album drop on Instagram, and it has fans freaking out. Specifically, there is one song titled "I Did Something Bad" that has everyone totally concerned, because you guys, WHAT DID TAYLOR SWIFT DO?
So many things, probably.
In the buildup for Reputation's release, I've learned more about Taylor Swift than what feels like a healthy amount, and you better believe I have some guesses. While I think "I Did Something Bad" is almost DEFINITELY referring to the time she chopped off her golden princess hair for a straight bob, fans on Twitter have their own conspiracy theories.
Nine times out of ten, when Taylor writes a song, it's about a previous relationship or fling. (It's partially why we love to hate and hate to love her so much — BECAUSE WE RELATE TO AND ALSO RESENT HER FOR IT.) For this reason, it's safe to assume "I Did Something Bad" is about wronging a lover or playing with the hearts and emotions of someone else.
Obviously, fans are pointing to all of her ex-boyfriends, with most people thinking it must be referring to her past relationship with Calvin Harris.
If you remember, things ended, like, not great with him, and then Taylor swiftly (not a pun) jumped into some weird-*ss saga with Tom Hiddleston.
Harris and Swift's breakup came to a head when Harris famously went on a massive Twitter rant regarding her work on his song, "This Is What You Came For." At the time, Swift appeared on his album under the pseudonym Nils Sjoberg, when her team reportedly leaked it was actually her on the track.
Harris took this as a personal attack, especially because she just started dating Hiddleston, and unleashed his fury on Twitter.
Hurtful to me at this point that her and her team would go so far out of their way to try and make ME look bad at this stage though
I figure if you're happy in your new relationship you should focus on that instead of trying to tear your ex boyfriend down for something to do
I know you're off tour and you need someone new to try and bury like Katy ETC but I'm not that guy, sorry. I won't allow it
Still, you better believe Swift harnessed that drama and used it as fuel for Reputation. Now, we're just waiting for the full album to drop so we can figure out which songs are specifically about Harris, if any.
As for the "bad thing" she did? MAN the possibilities are endless, especially because technically this is the second song she talks about "doing something."
The first time was in "Look What You Made Me Do," obviously.
At this point, we're all just hanging on for dear life waiting for Nov. 10 to get here.
Fans are hoping come midnight on Thursday the album will be released on Spotify, though there is no guarantee. In fact, The New York Times reported that four anonymous executives at streaming services suspect Reputation will not be made available on their platforms, so I guess we'll all just have to go f*ck ourselves then.
Taylor, you're literally killing us.
If this album drop doesn't come with a tell-all memoir and a live broadcasted Q&A with Taylor herself, then I don't want to be a part of it!
... JK. Yes I do. Please hurry, Nov. 10.
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