"A mom can dream!"
Taylor Swift's video premiered to tremendous backlash with critics accusing Swift of racism and romanticizing white colonialism. Some fans argue that the depiction is true to the time period, others found the absence of people of color in a video taking place in Africa well...um, less than accurate.
An homage to a love triangle about white colonialists is going to present some, uh, challenges to an artist who just wants to make a three-minute music video to put on her VEVO page -- and Taylor Swift found that out the hard way. The singer debuted her vid for "Wildest Dreams" at the VMAs Sunday night, and even the most casual observer would have noticed that -- for a clip that's set in Africa -- it's about as white as a Sunday morning farmer's market.
If the pop star and Darren Aronofsky had a love child, it would be this video.
Some say they'd like to be young again, but only if they knew what they know now. Really? To me, this makes no sense. Why would you want to know beforehand that love and lust are not the same thing?