Is Taylor Swift's New Music Video Racist?

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Taylor Swift is racist? No way! Well, that's what some are saying...

It all started when T-Swift dropped her "Shake It Off" video on Monday. Not only did it poke fun of her infamous dating life, but it also screamed racist to some folks. Just ask rapper Earl Sweatshirt, he blasted Tay on Twitter for the vid.

"Haven't watched the taylor swift video and I don't need to watch it to tell you that it's inherently offensive and ultimately harmful," he posted.

The video shows Taylor dancing all sorts of ways with fans and professionals. Many have pointed out that all of the graceful ballerinas in the video appear to be white, and that most of the twerking close-ups are of black dancers. Tay also imitates several dance moves associated with hip-hop culture in the video, too.

This isn't the first time twerking in a music video has caused controversy. Ahem, Miley Cyrus.

It's worth pointing out that there are black dancers performing other dances in the video. So far Taylor hasn't commented on the whole situation.

Check out Taylor's new music video below. Do you think it's racist?

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