Taylor Swift: Is She Voting For Donald Trump?!
Just before Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination at the Democratic National Convention last night, another wildly famous and influential woman took the stage.
Sure, Katy Perry isn’t exactly a major figure in the world of American politics, but she’s the most-followed person on Twitter and one of the most recognizable women in the world.
Perry taking the stage to endorse Hillary made the GOP’s use of Z-list celebs like Scott Baio and Antonio Sabato, Jr. seem even more ridiculous in contrast.
But it’s possible that the folks who put together the RNC’s baffling guest list weren’t the only ones stewing as they watched Hillary’s star-studded coronation.
At this point the feud between Perry and Taylor Swift is one of the most notorious in Hollywood.
It’s dragged on for years, inspired hit diss tracks, and prompted more than a few amusingly shady tweets.
While she has many celebrity foes, Katy is the closest thing that Taylor has to an arch-nemesis.
So it’s possible that despite her commitment to feminism (though it’s worth noting that she’s been described as a “fake feminist” by other young female celebs), Taylor may not have tuned in to witness one of the most important moments in the history of American women.
Add to that the fact that Swift has some indirect ties to the Trump family, and it’s enough to make you wonder whom the iconic singer will be casting a ballot for in November.
As you may know, Taylor’s best friend is Victoria’s Secret model Karlie Kloss.
What you probably weren’t aware of is that for the past four years, Kloss has been dating Joshua Kushner, brother of Ivanka Trump’s husband, Jared Kushner.
Kushner spoke at the RNC last week, making it clear that he’s no silent bystander in his father-in-law’s rise to power.
Obviously, we have no way of knowing if Swift’s relationships with Kloss and Kushner have influenced her political leanings, but it’s interesting that while her high-profile friends like Lena Dunham have come out in full-throated support of Hillary, Swift has remained conspicuously silent.
Trump and Swift may not be the likeliest allies, but the real estate mogul has expressed his fondness for the singer in the past…
…and it’s possible the two of them have an “enemy of my enemy is my friend” understanding going on.
It’s tough to imagine Swift actually voting for a candidate who’s been so openly misogynistic throughout his career – but you can bet she won’t be voicing an endorsement for Hillary any time soon.