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Clearly, Taylor was just attempting to illustrate how severely body dysmorphia affected her in the past and possibly even today when she created and posted this scene; therefore, so it's fair to label her as "fat-phobic" for doing so.
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Swift has mentioned that she battled an eating disorder multiple times in the past
Is there a way she might have given herself a different name on this mystical scale that could supposedly generate anything other than numbers? The answer is yes!
But you don't really have to sugarcoat things when you're making a video about yourself and your personal struggles. The Twitter threads began shortly after the video was posted.
She didn’t specifically mention an eating disorder, rather, she stood upon a scale that read “Fat”
Some followers believed that Taylor was merely attempting to honestly portray her battles with her eating condition. Contrarily, and this is a legitimate argument, some of her fans who are unlearning anti-fat messaging to embrace their bodies as they find it troubling that one of the most well-known female music stars in the world seems to fear being labeled "fat."
Here are some of their comments below.
Gatekeeping eating disorders
It portrays her struggles with eating disorders
A bad way to describe her body image struggles
You get the idea?
Taylor and her staff apparently heard the heartbroken screams of her followers and chose to take off the two-second footage of her feet on the scale that says "Fat." Both the sequence and the YouTube video were cut from the Apple Music version.
Both the sequence and the YouTube video were cut from the Apple Music version.
Despite the backlash, we applaud Taylor for being open about the private struggles so many individuals experience in silence. And after years of suffering, we are overjoyed to see her looking joyful and healthy once more!
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