Uh oh… is Taylor Swift being sued?

Let's hope she can Shake It Off...


by Chloe Lawrance |
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Oh dear, it looks like Taylor Swift has got some seriously bad blood with R&B singer Jessie Braham. You could ever say she should have known he’d be trouble in the first place, but* *we have a feeling she might find it difficult to shake this one off… Okay we’ll stop.

On a more serious note, Tay-Tay better watch out, with reports claiming today that the mega star is being sued by the American R&B singer for an eye watering $42 MILLION! Yep, you read that right, 42 MILLION dollars.

What for? Well apparently Swifty used material in her 2014 smash hit *Shake It Off *that Braham had copyrighted the year previously from his song Haters Gone Hate.Braham claims Taylor’s lyrics “Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play. And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate… And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake, fake, fake…” seem suspiciously similar to that of his own song. Braham’s lyrics are “Haters gone hate, playas gone play. Watch out for them fakers, they’ll fake you everyday”. And he’s gone a point, we suppose.

Not only is Braham claiming financial damages, he’s also to have his name added to the list of songwriters on Taylor’s smash hit.

We’ve attached the video for Haters Gone Hate below. Let us know what you think: did Taylor copy the lyrics or is this all just one big coincidence?

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