Taylor Swift Denies Plagiarizing Any A part of Shake It Off

Taylor Swift has denied plagiarizing any a part of her hit music “Shake It Off.” The singer is presently being sued by songwriters Sean Corridor and Nathan Butler, who wrote the 2001 music “Playas Gon’ Play” for the group 3LW. In addition they sued Swift again in 2017 for a similar purpose, although a choose dismissed the case at the moment.

Swift filed a movement on Aug. 8 asserting that she had by no means heard of 3LW earlier than their lawsuit. “The lyrics to ‘Shake It Off’ had been written totally by me,” Swift wrote within the declaration, first shared by Billboard. “Till studying about Plaintiffs’ declare in 2017, I had by no means heard the music ‘Playas Gon’ Play’ and had by no means heard of that music or the group 3LW.”

She went on to elaborate on the inspiration behind her music, writing that “previous to writing ‘Shake It Off,'” she had “heard the phrases ‘gamers gonna play’ and ‘haters gonna hate’ uttered numerous occasions to specific the concept that one can or ought to shrug off negativity. I recall listening to phrases about gamers play and haters hate acknowledged collectively by different youngsters whereas attending college in Wyomissing Hills, and in highschool in Hendersonville,” she added, noting that “I don’t personal and have by no means listened to the albums ‘Now That is What I Name Music! 6’ or ‘Now That is What I Name Name Music! 7.'”

The “Folklore” singer, who lately got here beneath hearth for a special purpose — topping an inventory of movie star private-jet customers — has additionally been steadily rerecording and rereleasing her music over the previous few years. Most lately, “Dangerous Blood (Taylor’s Model)” appeared in “DC: League of Tremendous-Pets,” out on July 28. Thus far this summer season, Swift has additionally appeared on stage with Haim, launched a brand new music referred to as “Carolina” for the film “The place the Crawdads Sing,” and attended an intimate birthday dinner with Selena Gomez.

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