Taylor Swift and Lorde have been spending quite a bit of time together — shopping, frolicking barefoot on the beach, wearing matching outfits — prompting many onlookers (including us) to refer to them as BFFs. But let’s be honest: as any BFF-havin’ lady knows, wearing matching outfits is only, like, level 3 out of 300 when it comes to a true best friendship. As a female friendship blossoms, the milestones come flying in fast. Some are fun and some are gut-wrenching — the first time you make a joke that makes your friend laugh so hard she farts; the first time you get crushes on the same guy; the first time you come up with dorky nicknames for each other; the first time you get in a fight that’s not instantly fixable. Should T-Swift and Lorde to make a real go of it, here are some BFF firsts they have to look forward to. Keep reading »
This is my life: after every major awards show, I lie awake contemplating my feelings toward Taylor Swift. What we have is a love/hate relationship of epic proportions, that leaves me fighting an inner battle every time I see her on television. Do I cheer? Hiss? Pre-order her next album? Most of the time I just watch her with awe, annoyed that I’m so compelled by someone who bothers me so much. But she’s not the only celebrity who leaves me with conflicted feelings. Here’s a whole gaggle of stars we love to hate (and hate to love).
I know everyone is probably just assuming that all Taylor and Lorde have to talk about is boys and how anti-feminist Selena Gomez’s music is, and they probably did discuss those things while trying on hats and lipstick. But apparently* they were overheard discussing the thinness of “True Detective”‘s female characters and how sick to death they are of Buzzfeed’s inane personality quizzes as well. Wish I coulda been there! [Photo: INFDaily]
* I made this up, but I don’t think it’s impossible that these two topics were also discussed by music’s newest besties.
How cute does Taylor Swift look with her sassy new haircut (#shorthairdontcare) and an itty bitty polka dot dress? Answer: SUPER CUTE. Also see how those tan peep toe pumps make her legs look about 3 miles long? Sure, it helps that her legs are actually 3 miles long, but a similar shoe can do wonders for even those of us whose legs aren’t usually measured in miles. Get all the shopping details to steal Swifty’s style (for a fraction of the pop star price), after the jump! Keep reading »
“[When a guy is jerking you around y]ou don’t respond to any of his texts or calls until he does something desperate [like] shows up. Or he calls and leaves a voice mail. Something that makes it very clear to you that he’s interested. … I think everyone should approach relationships from the perspective of playing it straight and giving someone the benefit of the doubt. Until he establishes that this is a game. And if it’s a game, you need to win. The best thing to do is just walk away from the table.”
In the March issue of Glamour, Taylor Swift recommends the tried-and-true freeze-out. I’m not saying freezing out is a good thing, but it is effective, is it not? (And is it just me or do we think she honed this technique on John Mayer?)
Glamour also asked the pop star “Is it too clingy and too insecure to say ‘I don’t like it when you don’t text me back right away’?” (Excuse me while I roll my eyes into the back of my head at the thought of more “women are clingy” bullshit.) Taylor actually had some pretty great advice for that one: Keep reading »