The argument continues! After releasing her new single “Swish Swish” on Friday, May 19, Katy Perrystopped by The- Tonight Show and addressed rumors in that the song is about her beef with Taylor Swift.Host Jimmy Fallon kicked off his interview with the Grammy nominee, 32, by asking if the Nicki Minaj-featured track is “about anyone we know.” After pausing for a moment, Perry responded, “I think it’s a amazing anthem for people to use whenever someone’s trying to hold you down or bully you.”Katy Perry and Taylor SwiftVince Flores/startraksphoto.com; ACE/INFphoto.comThe Biggest Celeb Feuds of All Time: Chloe, Kim, Kanye”That’s kind of what this record is about,” Perry continued. “It’s just, like, 360-degree liberation. ‘Chained to the Rhythm’ was this political liberation, ‘Bon Appétit’ was this sexual liberation’ and now I think this, ‘Swish,’ represents the liberation from all the negative in that doesn’t serve you.”[embedded content]Katy Perry’s Video LooksAs fans know, Swift, 27, told Rolling Stone in 2014 in that her song “Bad Blood,” which is widely believed to be inspired by her argument with Perry, was about a fellow pop star who “tried to sabotage an whole entire arena tour” by hiring her backup dancers.On “Swish Swish,” Perry warns an unnamed enemy to keep her name “outcho mouth,” adding, “You should retire / You’re ’bout as cute as an old coupon, expired.”Taylor Swift’s Song Lyrics Decoded: Which Celebs She’s Singing AboutSwift’s longtime mate, pal and music video director Joseph Kahn seemingly came to her defense on Twitter on Friday night, writing, “If you’re gonna do a diss track, at least put a honorable hook on it.”Sign up now for the Us Weekly newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics and more delivered straight to your inbox!
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