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Taylor Swift wields a knife, embraces the crazy ex-girlfriend stereotype in new 'Blank Space' video

Taylor Swift wields a knife, embraces the crazy ex-girlfriend stereotype in new 'Blank Space' video

Taylor Swift is aware of what you think of her. While her first single directly addressed her haters, T-Swift's latest track sees her fully embracing the caricature of the crazy ex-girlfriend that the media has repeatedly hoisted on her.

In the video for "Blank Space," Swift romps around a mansion with a Kennedy-esque man. "Got a long list of ex-lovers / They'll tell you I'm insane," Swift sings teasingly. And by the end of the video, she certainly goes insane:

At least she's making good on her lyric that she's "a nightmare dressed like a daydream."