Taylor Swift and Katy Perry FINALLY put their feud to bed as they hug and make up in new video for LGBT anthem You Need To Calm Down featuring Ryan Reynolds, Laverne Cox, Ru Paul and Queer Eye stars
The pop princess, 29, delighted fans by dropping her latest offering on Monday, making peace with her former enemy Katy, 34, who pops up dressed as a giant burger in a food fight scene towards the end of the fun-filled clip.
Taylor also used the star-studded music video as an opportunity to take take a clear stand against LGBTQ discrimination, urging fans to sign her petition for Senate support of the Equality Act.
Peace, at last! Taylor Swift, 39, and Katy Perry, 34, have finally put their six-year feud to bed as they hug and make up in the brand new video for You Need To Calm Down
Although no doubt the one who will attract the most attention for her inclusion, Katy is by no means the only big name featuring in the hotly-anticipated video, with the likes of Ryan Reynolds, Laverne Cox, Ru Paul and a number of Queer Eye stars also making cameo appearances.
Other celebrities in the star-studded music video include gay icons Ellen DeGeneres, Billy Porter and Adam Lambert and superstar singer Ciara.
At the end of the music video, Taylor displays a message, which reads: ‘Let’s show our pride by demanding that, on a national level, our laws truly treat all of our citizens equally.
‘Please sign my petition for Senate support of the Equality Act on Change.org.’
Sensational: The pop princess delighted fans by dropping her latest offering on Monday
Finally! In the video, Taylor officially makes peace with her former enemy Katy, who pops up dressed as a giant burger in a food fight scene towards the end of the fun-filled clip
All the fuss: The video for You All need to calm down dropped on Monday, June 17 at 8:15 a.m. ET
The LGBTQ anthem, which takes aim at online trolling and misogyny, has rocketed straight to the top of the U.S. iTunes chart.
Last week, Swifties went crazy when the artist dropped the lyric video for You Need to Calm Down in the midst of Pride Month.
The song featured several nods to the LGBTQ community, including the lyric, ‘And control your urges to scream about all the people you hate / ‘Cause shade never made anybody less gay.’
One lyric in particular resulted in awareness for a good cause, ‘Why are you mad when you could be GLAAD?’
A nod to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, the song resulted in an influx of $13 donations to the organization.
Although Swift has remained silent on political issues for most of her career, she’s recently cemented herself as an LGBTQ ally, donating to GLAAD and the Tennessee Equality Project, while showing her support for the Equality Act.
On Friday, she took to the stage at the Stonewall Inn in New York City for a surprise performance with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Stonewall was the site of the 1969 riots that kick-started the LGBTQ equal rights movement.
This month, New York City is hosting World Pride, which will celebrate 50 years since the Stonewall riots.
Swift is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 50 million albums and 150 million single downloads.
While Katy Perry and Taylor singer haven’t had the steadiest friendship, particularly over the past few years, it’s clear that any animosity is now over.
The singers were previously embroiled in a clash after Taylor claimed the Bon Appetit singer stole three of her backing dancers from her Red tour in 2012.
In 2014, Taylor released the single Bad Blood, which was believed to be about her feud with Katy, to which she seemingly retaliated with single Swish Swish.