Taylor Swift calls out Netflix show 'Ginny and Georgia' for 'deeply sexist joke' about her

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Mar 02, 2021, 08:49 AM(IST)

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The tenth episode of the new series 'Ginny & Georgia' featured a scene where a female character tells another woman, "What do you care? You go through men faster than Taylor Swift."

Taylor Swift is always known to speak her mind. The singer recently called out Netflix show 'Ginny & Georgia' for a line in the script that has  'deeply sexist joke' about her. 

The tenth episode of the new series featured a scene where a female character tells another woman, "What do you care? You go through men faster than Taylor Swift."

Soon after the episode was premiered, 'Respect Taylor Swift' started trending on Twitter and fans reported the line to the singer. 

Swift took to Twitter to express displeasure on the dialogue. "Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called and it wants its lazy, deeply sexist joke back," she tweeted.

"How about we stop degrading hard-working women by defining this horse s--t as FuNnY," Swift further added. 

Swift, who released her documentary Miss Americana on Netflix last year, had a few words for the streaming service, too. "Also, @netflix after Miss Americana this outfit doesn`t look cute on you," she wrote. "Happy Women`s History Month I guess."

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After reading her response, several of Swift`s fans praised the artist for speaking out. One of her followers tweeted, "When Taylor Swift stands up for herself she`s also standing up for all women across the world."

"She is done with the misogyny & the slut shaming. I`m so proud of her for standing up for herself & leaving no words unspoken. still cannot believe this is still happening after years, YEARS of it before...RESPECT TAYLOR SWIFT," tweeted another follower.

Interestingly, this isn't the first time that a Netflix series has irked Swift's fans.

Swifties also slammed `Degrassi: Next Class`, as the show featured a scene in which a character said, "Taylor Swift made an entire career off of her exes."

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