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Taylor Swift’s new music video is here — and Twitter cannot, despite her wishes, calm down.
As we reported, the singer enlisted a slew of celebs
Viewers were shattered by the video — not only because of the stars it featured, but because it contained the most unapologetically gay visuals in the history of music videodom.
Yes, the YNTCD vid is undoubtedly a celebration of love and inclusivity and wigs of all colors. Per usual, every frame was worth dissecting — and that’s just what social media users did in the hours following its release.
But first, let’s take a look at some of the more general positive reactions…
Many applauded the 29-year-old songstress for releasing a video that served as a love letter to the LGBTQ community:
Taylor’s many sassy, ROYGBIV-inspired looks also had people talking — and Yas Queen-ing:
Special shout out to the bi wig, y’all:
Of course, the swarm of celeb cameos needed to be discussed:
In some cases, by the celebs themselves:
Meanwhile, one Miley Cyrus fan made a noteworthy point:
But that’s for another day…
Overall, social media users were v impressed:
While this song may be a Reputation-style “don’t come for me and my crew” anthem, Tay previously teased that the rest of her upcoming album is “very romantic.” She explained last week:
“This album, in tone, it’s very romantic… Not just simply thematically, like it’s all love songs or something. The idea of something being romantic, it doesn’t have to be a happy song. You can find romance in loneliness or sadness or going through things in your life… it just looks at those things through a romantic gaze.”
One thing’s for sure: the internet is in love with this music video!
If you haven’t had the pleasure of watching it yet, take a gander (below) — and keep an eye out for Taylor’s seventh studio album, expected to drop on August 23.
[Image via YouTube]