Everything you missed in Taylor Swift's 'You Need To Calm Down' music video


Taylor Swift released a playful music video for “You Need To Calm Down,” the second single off her upcoming seventh album “Lover.” The video features countless celebrity cameos and celebrates the LGBTQ community. From the cast of “Queer Eye” to iconic drag queens from “Ru Paul’s Drag Race,” we point out every single star Taylor included in her video.

We break down all the hidden meanings and Easter eggs you might have missed. From possibly shading President Donald Trump, to foreshadowing Taylor’s long-awaited reconciliation with famous frenemy Katy Perry, “You Need To Calm Down” is full of subtle references.

We explain why Taylor includes a nod to everyone from BeyoncĂ© to Ariana Grande, and also point out where Taylor’s latest Instagram clues appear in the video.

The song and video celebrates unity and individuality, as Taylor shows solidarity with her fellow female musicians as well as the LGBTQ community as a whole. “You Need To Calm Down” is Swift’s first musical effort at politics, and it likely won’t be her last.

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