It’s only been out for 24 hours, but Taylor Swift’s new music video for “shake it off” has sparked outrage with some offended punters.
The question is why.
Well, apparently it perpetuates racial stereotypes.
Rapper Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter to call the video “inherently offensive and ultimately harmful.”
perpetuating black stereotypes to the same demographic of white girls who hide their prejudice by proclaiming their love of the culture
— EARL (@earlxsweat) August 19, 2014
The video has received over four million views on YouTube already – so there was bound to be SOME backlash.
Do you agree or disagree with Earl?
Watch the video above