Here's every celebrity in Taylor Swift's star-studded 'You Need to Calm Down' music video

Taylor Swift/YouTubeTaylor Swift released the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Taylor Swift dropped her highly-anticipated music video for her new song “You Need to Calm Down,” and it’s filled with plenty of celebrities.

The track is an ode to LGBTQ rights, and the 29-year-old singer reiterated her message in the vibrant music video. She recruited familiar faces like Ellen DeGeneres, Ryan Reynolds, and the stars from Netflix’s “Queer Eye.” The singer included former enemy and fellow singer Katy Perry as the stars dressed as food items and hugged.

Keep reading to see every star who makes an appearance in the “You Need to Calm Down” music video.


YouTube star Hannah Hart rocked a shirt with a fruit pattern.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeHannah Hart in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

She also held up a boombox.


Model Dexter Mayfield wore a rainbow outfit and a pink visor.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeDexter Mayfield in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

He also sprinkled water on himself.


“Orange Is the New Black” star Laverne Cox wore a sparkling pink dress and held a watering can.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeLaverne Cox in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Cox was also surrounded by fake flamingos.


Musician Chester Lockhart fainted after Cox waved at him.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeChester Lockhart in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Lockhart released an EP in 2016 called “Roses.”


Swift was also joined by BFF Todrick Hall.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeTodrick Hall and Taylor Swift in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Hall coexecutive-produced the video.


Singer Hayley Kiyoko hit the bullseye in the video.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeHayley Kiyoko in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Kiyoko rose to fame for her role in the Disney Channel movie “Lemonade Mouth.”


Ciara officiated Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita’s wedding.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeJesse Tyler Ferguson, Ciara, and Justin Mikita in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

In real life, the “Modern Family” star married Mikita in 2013.


Swift had a fashionable tea party with Hall and the stars from “Queer Eye.”

Taylor Swift/YouTubeTaylor Swift, Bobby Berk, Todrick Hall, Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, and Karamo Brown.

Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, and Karamo Brown were seen at the table.


Fellow “Queer Eye” star Tan France wasn’t at the table, but he walked around with his own teapot.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeTan France in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

France is the fashion expert of the group.


Figure skater Adam Rippon gave out out snow cones.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeAdam Rippon in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

In addition to being a decorated Olympian, Rippon also won ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”


Adam Lambert gave Ellen DeGeneres a tattoo.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeAdam Lambert and Ellen DeGeneres in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Fans have speculated that the tattoo phrase “Cruel Summer” is a song on her upcoming album.


“Pose” star Billy Porter strutted past protesters and made a grand entrance.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeBilly Porter in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Porter rocked a blue lip colour and multicolored eye-shadow.

Read more: Billy Porter showed his support for women’s reproductive rights in a suit and dress hybrid with a uterus-inspired train


Swift was joined by several drag queens who dressed in signature outfits that closely resembled Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Adele, Cardi B, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, and Nicki Minaj.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeTaylor Swift paid homage to the post popular female musicians.

Tatianna, Trinity the Tuck, Delta Work, Trinity K. Bonet, Jade Jolie, Riley Knoxx, Adore Delano, and A’keria C. Davenport were part of a “pop queen pageant.”


RuPaul held a bedazzled crown.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeRuPaul in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Rather than pick one winner, all the contestants were deemed queens.


Katy Perry dressed as a burger and embraced Swift.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeKaty Perry and Taylor Swift in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Swift called them “a happy meal.”


Ryan Reynolds painted his own version of NYC’s iconic Stonewall Inn.

Taylor Swift/YouTubeRyan Reynolds in the music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down.’

Reynolds and his wife, Blake Lively, are good friends with Swift.

Read more: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds went wild when they heard their daughter on one of Taylor Swift’s songs

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