Emily Ratajkowski Explains Why She Didn’t Always Like Taylor Swift

Emily Ratajkowski not too long ago attended Taylor Swift‘s Eras Tour, however she hasn’t all the time been a fan of the megastar.

The supermodel, 32, mentioned that she grew up listening to “a lot music” together with her mother and father, however her household didn’t all the time expose her to issues that have been tremendous standard. “I type of grew up [with] somewhat snobbery round my era,” Ratajkowski defined throughout a latest episode of her “Excessive Low” podcast. “I wasn’t any individual who listened to pop music a ton.”

Ratajkowski revealed {that a} former flame helped her perceive that music isn’t essentially dangerous simply because it’s beloved by tons of individuals. “They have been speaking about [how] simply because one thing’s standard doesn’t imply that it isn’t wonderful,” she defined to visitor Troye Sivan. “Really, loads of instances the issues which might be standard are literally simply extremely good. … I got here round. It modified it for me fully.”

One artist that Ratajkowski realized to like is Swift, 33. “I used to be not a Swiftie and now I’m like, ‘ what meaning? Meaning I used to be a misogynist that I didn’t f–ok with Taylor Swift,’” she mentioned. “As a result of I went to her live performance and I used to be like, ‘This particular person is an unimaginable songwriter, an unimaginable performer, and anyone who says anything? Like, they’ve points. And truly perhaps not a really refined palette.’ … In case you don’t like Taylor Swift, then, like, you don’t perceive issues.”

Emily Ratajkowski, Taylor Swift

Ratajkowski noticed Swift carry out in Might when the Eras Tour touched down at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. “Swiftie Period!” Ratajkowski captioned a TikTok video that confirmed her dancing and singing alongside to “Clean House” through the present.

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Earlier this yr, Ratajkowski referred to as out Ellen DeGeneres over a resurfaced 2012 interview that poked enjoyable at Swift’s love life. Within the clip, DeGeneres, 65, confirmed Swift images of a number of males — together with Joe Jonas, Justin Timberlake and Taylor Lautner — and requested her to ring a bell for each particular person she’d dated.

“She’s one other instance of a girl who has been confronted with such blatant misogyny and sexism, and but we don’t wish to admit that, as a result of she’s highly effective and profitable, and in addition she’s white,” Ratajkowski informed Elle of Swift in March. “There’s a bunch of causes, which I believe are truthful and necessary to additionally deliver up within the dialog, however that clip specifically was simply so putting to me as a result of she was speaking very clearly about why she didn’t really feel snug with what was taking place. And it was making everybody snicker. It really upset me.”