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Taylor Swift isn’t “desperate”

Singer Taylor Swift has hit back at claims that she is boy crazy. The “I Knew You Were Trouble” singer, who has penned songs about her exes including John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal and most recently One Direction heart-throb Harry Styles, told Vanity Fair she thinks the attention on her lyrics is sexist.

“For a female to write about her feelings, and then be portrayed as some clingy, insane, desperate girlfriend in need of making you marry her and have kids with her, I think that’s taking something that potentially should be celebrated – a woman writing about her feelings in a confessional way –that’s taking it and turning it and twisting it into something that is frankly a little sexist,” she told the magazine.

The star also denied rumours that she buys real estate near all of her exes in order to stay close to them.

“People say that about me, that I apparently buy houses near every boy I like — that’s a thing that I apparently do,” says Taylor. Sources confirm that Taylor Swift did buy a home near her ex-boyfriend Conor Kennedy in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, though she recently sold the property.

Taylor Swift recently confirmed that her song I Knew You Were Trouble is about Harry Styles, who she reportedly split with because of his roaming eye.


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