Taylor Swift followers appears to assume the musician continues to be defending her rumoured boyfriend Matty Healy with the discharge of Karma music video, which she remixed with rapper Ice Spice.
Because the music video premiered on YouTube at Swift’s official account on Saturday, Might 27, 2023, the Anti-Hero singer additionally shared some snaps with the New York primarily based rapper on Instagram.
Within the carousel, the Lavender Haze singer, 33, who donned blue denims with a black high, posed with Ice Spice as she held up a victory signal, wearing crimson crop high with a pink and crimson higher, sporting a multicolour bandana.
Within the subsequent picture, the 2 posed with musician RIOTUSA, who can be featured on the music. And the final picture was of the Lover crooner and Munch (Feelin’ You) singer, 23, in black white.
The brand new music launch got here a month after Healy provided an ‘virtually apology’ to the Bronx-born rapper after he made a slew of offensive remarks at her expense.
In February, as a visitor on The Adam Friedland Present, The 1975 frontman laughed as the 2 podcast hosts, Friedland and Nick Mullen, made enjoyable of Ice Spice utilizing derogatory phrases about her physique and ethnicity, calling her an “Inuit Spice Lady,” and “chubby Chinese language woman,” whereas utilizing contrived Chinese language and Hawaiian accents to imitate her.
Following the backlash, the Anyone Else singer apologised to Ice Spice throughout The 1975 At Their Very Greatest tour. “I simply really feel a bit dangerous, and I’m type of a bit sorry if I’ve offended you,” Matty informed the viewers in Auckland, New Zealand. “Ice Spice, I’m sorry. It’s not as a result of I’m aggravated that me joking received misconstrued. It’s as a result of I don’t need Ice Spice to assume I’m a dick. I really like you, Ice Spice. I’m so sorry.”
Amid the controversy, Swift got here underneath fireplace for her collaboration with Ice Spice as followers recommend she is constant to make use of this as a possibility to ‘distract’ the audiences from Healy’s offensive antics.
“Taylor Swift doing songs with Lana Del Rey and courting Matty Healy after which doing a collab with Ice Spice to make up for it’s perhaps the funniest factor an artist has ever accomplished. All of this sucks and it’s nice,” @shockedpetewent mentioned in a tweet.
“taylor swift wanting previous a couple of offensive jokes and matty healy wanting previous ecoterrorism…modern-day romeo and juliet idk what to inform you that is real love,” concurred @partoftheband_ on Twitter.
One other fan, @shawnathon54, wrote alongside a video of a person foolish dancing, “Taylor Swift attempting to distract from the Matty Healy rumors by collabing with Ice Spice”
When the music got here out, many followers criticised the collaboration. @CTRLZA wrote, “first collab with a black girl ever as a result of your man a racist who used racist terminology in reference to the particular person you are collaborating with… very calcuated [sic] miss swift.”
“Not Taylor Swift teaming up with Ice Spice for a collab gotta get that harm management in for Matty Healy,” Twitter person @emilyjslade wrote.