Taylor Swift 'booty' diss by Diplo inspires Lorde's wrath

Producer annoys singer by tweeting that ‘someone should make a Kickstarter to get Taylor Swift a booty’

There are some things a male music producer shouldn’t ever do. Don’t have a meltdown halfway through a set at a huge music event with the eyes of the world on you (hello, David Guetta), don’t single out a fan for abuse while hundreds of smartphones are able to record your diatribe (hi, Calvin Harris) and don’t suggest female pop stars need bigger butts on micro-blogging sites.

But this last faux pas is exactly what DJ and producer Diplo committed on Wednesday night on Twitter. In a glib tweet to his followers, the MIA and Madonna producer – who is known for the Twitter call out #expressyourself where fans take pictures of themselves twerking – said, “Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty”.

Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty

— BABY DADDY (@diplo) November 12, 2014

This being the internet, some of his fans took the suggestion seriously and created the Get Taylor Swift A Booty Kickstarter campaign.

Fortunately,Taylor Swift’s friend Lorde was on hand to provide an appropriately caustic response.

@diplo should we do something about your tiny penis while we're at it hm

— Lorde (@lordemusic) November 13, 2014

No doubt the Get Diplo A Bigger Penis Kickstarter is in the works.

Meanwhile, the latest song from the Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack, which Lorde curated, has leaked. Meltdown is a collaboration between Lorde, Haim, Pusha T, Q-Tip and Belgian dance-pop act Stromae.


Lanre Bakare

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