<p>Taylor Swift called out the creators of Netflix’s  Ginny & Georgia  for their ‘lazy, deeply sexist joke’ </p>

Taylor Swift called out the creators of Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia for their ‘lazy, deeply sexist joke’

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Taylor Swift has called out the Netflix show Ginny & Georgia for “degrading” women, over a joke the pop star believes is “deeply sexist”.

The new comedy-drama is meant to be a celebration of the strength and tenacity of women, yet in the season finale the main characters Ginny Miller and her mother Georgia argue about relationships.

Asked whether she had broken up with her boyfriend, Ginny said: “What do you care? You go through men faster than Taylor Swift.”

On Monday, Swift tweeted: “Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called and it wants its lazy, deeply sexist joke back.”

She added: “Also, @netflix after Miss Americana this outfit doesn’t look cute on you,” punctuating the tweet with a broken heart emoji. “Happy Women’s History Month I guess.”

Swift’s fans took no time at all to jump to her defence, with #respecttyalorswift trending on Twitter, and Netflix and Ginny & Georgia creators now being pressed for an apology.

One person said: “The fact that platforms like @netflix continue to use taylor swift as a punchline for misogynistic and sexist comments, which might I add, would never be made about a male, is the reason we continue to take 3 steps backward for every step forward in feminism. RESPECT TAYLOR SWIFT”

Another added: “WE GOT YOUR BACK” - alongside a screen shot of Rotten Tomatoes audience reviews for Ginny & Georgia of just1 star.

Someone pointed out: “This show has constantly put down strong powerful women and passed it off as a “joke”. Sexism and misogyny aren't funny”

Yet not everyone agreed with the hardcore Swifties.

One person said: “I love Taylor but dragging the entire show down because of ONE joke that was in bad taste? Do better”

Another said: “No, it wasn’t a great line. However, there is context to this one line. But once again, Taylor is the victim and weaponizes her fans. You are trying to cancel an entire show for one line that has sentences before & after that line which provides context.”

One man said: “Taylor really needs to relax. It’s a show, so people are acting. People speak like that in real life. She makes herself a bigger target for jokes when she can’t take the small ones or tries to fight every battle instead of picking the key ones.”

Then, the comedian Abby Govindan, pretending to be the creator of Ginny & Georgia responded, joking: “Taylor, I will not apologize for my art. Last time I checked, this is America. Not communist Russia. I stand by every single line in Ginny and Georgia. Hope you understand.

Except many fans didn’t get the joke, with one saying: “I was about to ATTACK.”

Another said: “Yikes not a good look, & not a good joke either tbh”

Someone else said: “this could be summarized to “give me attention i’m lonely”

Previously, Govindan trolled everyone by pretending to be the creator of Emily in Paris.

The comedian went on to say: “SWIFTIES THIS IS A JOKE!!! I DID NOT CRESTE [sic] GINNY AND GEORGIA I AM ONE OF YOU.

“I would take a bullet for all of you Swifties, even the ones calling me ugly and telling me to k*ll myself braver than the troops.

“Look y’all this is a joke but I give it t minus 2 minutes before the two white women creators of this show come forward with some statement about cancel culture and censorship.

“I know Swifties get a bad rep but more Swifties are standing up for me than attacking me love you guys anyway stream Love Story (Taylor’s Version).”

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