The lead single off the pop star’s upcoming sixth studio album, entitled “Reputation,” includes thinly veiled references to Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, mentions of an Arya Stark-ish type of list, and a great moment where Swift stops singing and speaks the words:
“I’m sorry, but the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Oh … ’Cause she’s dead.”
That’s right. The sweet, squad-loving (albeit occasional cake-stabbing) Taylor of yesterday is gone and the new Taylor who’s risen from the dead, honey, is edgy. And dangerous. And about as dark as a kitten wearing a spiked collar from Hot Topic who might have, maybe, swiped at a bird once.
Twitter, of course, has a lot of feelings about the new Taylor and her even newer track, and shared them online.
Here are the funniest responses: