Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift - Turning sexists into feminists?

Photo (above): ​Sarah Barlow

One publication she hasn’t posed for is Playboy—no surprise given that the star very publicly embraced feminism in 2015.

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In the last five years, country music starlet Taylor Swift has blossomed into the world’s biggest pop artist, with the world now eating out of her manicured hands. Last year, even Apple succumbed to Swift’s power, making overnight changes to the way it pays artists on its music streaming service so as not to annoy her.

She has adorned the cover of some of the world’s most influential magazines, from Vanity Fair to Time:

One publication she hasn’t posed for is Playboy—no surprise given that the star very publicly embraced feminism in 2015.

Rumor has it the men’s magazine would love to feature the Queen of Pop on the front of its March issue and even made her an offer that would break with 62 years of magazine tradition: She could be the first woman to adorn the cover fully clothed.

With or without her, it will be an historic issue—from March onward, Playboy will no longer feature any (totally) naked women. Could this be the Swift influence at work again?

Taylor Swift

Only when she wants… and the world, under her feet

If you’re a rich musician a couple of years from now, remember Taylor Swift. If it wasn’t for her, Apple would be getting all your money.

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