People are slating Taylor Swift for her 'Look What You Made Me Do' video

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Taylor Swift's new music video went on YouTube on Sunday, to coincide with its debut at the MTV Video Music Awards.

The track Look What You Made Me Do has already been played more than 20,000,000 times.

On the surface, it is a meditation on the variety of personalities a celebrity is expected to be, and is a response to suggests that Swift's personality is fake.

At the close of the video, the theme of reputation is explicitly touched upon.

Swift's video has drawn criticism, as fans and viewers asserted the video contained jibes at stars such as former boyfriends Calvin Harris and Tom Hiddleston, and celebrities Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, and Kanye West.

In the opening scene of Swift's music video, set in a grave yard, one of the tombstones is engraved with the nom de plume for a song written with Calvin Harris 'Nils Sjoberg'.

It suggests she will be taking more credit for her achievements from now on.

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Other theories include the idea that when she sings in a bath tub filled with diamonds.

Some Swift haters chastised her for supposedly mocking Kim Karshashian, who had $10 million dollars worth of jewellery stolen during a break in October 2016.

Others saw the single dollar bill floating in the bath tub of diamonds to be a reference to the sexual harassment law suit Swift won against DJ David Mueller.

One shot in particular appears to mock the 'I <3 Taylor Swift' shirt worn by Tom Hiddleston, and another suggests her fans are a Nazi-like cult.

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One Twitter user shared a succinct summary of the meanings in the music video and the headlines that inspired it.

The beauty of art is that it is open to interpretation.

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