Taylor Swift's "Delicate" Music Video Under Fire for Ripping Off Perfume Ad

Fashion fans have accused Taylor Swift of ripping off a 2016 fragrance ad by Spike Jonze for hip brand Kenzo in her new video. They think the fact that Swift dances in front of a store called "Joe's Deli" is not a mere coincidence, but a concerted effort to say a subtle hello to her friend. And given that it's another hit song, she looks not just glamorous, but also adorable and like the old Taylor. Swift gave fans deeper insight into the video on Tuesday when she shared behind-the-scenes clips of her rehearing the dance in two parts on Instagram.

Back in 2012, Mike de Marko from gay porn site men.com featured in her video for "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" - he played a guy at the party who gets covered in glitter. Meanwhile, New York Magazine's senior producer Kenny Wassus remarked, "taylor's "delicate" video is the drunk sorority knockoff of the kenzo ad w (with) margaret quailey (sic)", before going one step further and highlighting certain scenes from both videos to illustrate his point, checking off similarities like, "silly wink faces", "angry gorilla dance", and "ballet leap".

Many users made the case by taking screen grabs of both the video and the short film ― and placing them side by side. Another said, "Taylor Swifts Delicate MV is a complete rip off of Spike Jonze's Kenzo advert with Margaret Qualley. Like as a Taylor fan I'm saying it and not denying it", another person wrote.

Swift has not yet commented on the claim.

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