There are very few girls out there who don't want to be Beyoncé, and rightfully so. The mega-millionaire, record-breaking singer and performer has reached a level of #goals that we can only aspire to reach, and she continues to wow us with every new project. However, there are some who think Taylor Swift shares those sentiments and channels them through what social media calls "biting."
So when the release of Swift's new video for "You Need To Calm Down" dropped earlier this week, many felt that the visuals looked all too familiar. Yet again, Swift is finding herself in the hot seat for potentially copying Bey; critics have made some pretty compelling points.
In 2011, Beyoncé released her iconic "Party" video.
A colorful project was basically the celebration that everyone wanted to be at. Decked out with celebrities gathering at a festive trailer park and chic-yet-shoddy outdoor pools and games, it was the summer vibe we never knew we needed so much.
And we don't even need to get into how the song made people feel. The old-school vibe paired with verses from rappers J. Cole and André 3000 is something we'll never forget.
And yesterday, Taylor Swift released her "You Need To Calm Down" video.
Another fun summer video that boasted appearances from the Fab Five, Ellen DeGeneres, Billy Porter, and Laverne Cox, Swift's newest project is an unapologetic ode to the LGTBQ+ community. The celebration of "YNTCD" also takes place in a trailer park, a glittery one to be exact, surrounded by pool party vibes, sunshine, and Pride-inspired fun.