Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero”Video Edited Between “Fat” Scene Criticism


Warning: This article discusses eating disorders.

It looks just like Taylor SwiftAre taking steps to address her “Anti-Hero”Video music

Just days after the release of the MidnightVisuals. A scene where the pop star steps on a scale for a reading “fat”It disappeared Apple MusicAccording to Variety. Instead, Taylor now stands on the scale at the bathroom as her clone shakes in dismay. (At publication time, the Version for YouTubeThe close-up of the scale in the music video is still included in the music video “fat.”)

Taylor has not yet addressed the issue publicly, but the new video is being criticized for its depiction of body image issues in the scale scene. “Taylor Swift’s music video, where she looks down at the scale where it says ‘fat,’ is a s–ty way to describe her body image struggles,”One Twitter user WriteOn Oct. 21. “Fat people don’t need to have it reiterated yet again that it’s everyone’s worst nightmare to look like us.”

In the meantime, Huffington Post editorialPublished Oct. 24, the publication called out the misuse of the word “fat”Scene. “Taylor Swift is not, and has never been, even remotely fat,”Read the op ed. “But ‘fat’ isn’t a bad word (to be clear, neither is skinny). It’s a descriptive word society has turned into an insult.”

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