“The way she sees it, there’s a gender element to such scrutiny. “I really resent the idea that if a woman writes about her feelings, she has too many feelings,” she says. “And I really resent the ‘Be careful, buddy, she’s going to write a song about you’ angle, because it trivialises what I do. It makes it seem like creating art is something you do as a cheap weapon rather than an artistic process. They can say whatever they want about my personal life because I know what my personal life is, and it involves a lot of TV and cats and girlfriends. But I don’t like it when they start to make cheap shots at my songwriting. Because there’s no joke to be made there.”
Taylor Swift (The Guardian, August 2014) (x
Shake It Off icons!
I had somebody a while ago ask for some Shake It Off icons and I apologize I’m so late on them but here you go! Please like if you take any! Also they’re 100x100 which I believe is the new tumblr icon size for those side pop up blog things.