Taylor Swift followers had been left surprised by the singer’s new music video for her single, “The Man,” during which she is remodeled right into a businessman.
The 30-year-old singer is unrecognizable because the video for Swift’s new track follows a pompous businessman sporting a go well with and tie who’s nothing however rude to everybody round him. It is not till the very finish of the four-minute video that pictures present Swift’s step-by-step prosthetic transformation to develop into “The Man.”
The video is simply as suggestive as its lyrics, which name out disparities between women and men. Within the video, Swift is dressed as a gorgeous white male with a full head of brunette hair in addition to facial hair.
Within the first scene, “The Man” is a egocentric boss who shouts at his workers. The video continues to point out Swift’s male character having no respect for folks round him as he puffs on a cigarette on the Subway, yells at a waiter aboard an opulent yacht and urinates in public.
One monumental scene provides a nod to Serena Williams, who got here beneath hearth on the US Open in 2018 for her response to a referee. The scene exhibits “The Man” launching tennis balls at a referee performed by Swift’s father.
The top-turning video sparked a social media frenzy on Twitter, with followers dubbing the pop star a “inventive genius.”
“Sensible music video and track for ‘The Man’ by Taylor Swift, calling society out,” one consumer wrote.
“Okay, @taylorswift13 ‘The Man’ music video is perhaps my favourite all time,” one other Twitter consumer wrote.
“Taylor Swift IS the person,” one other penned on the social media web site.
Whereas some followers on Twitter admitted they knew it was Swift in disguise all alongside, others had been surprised by her transformation.
“Surprising and Thoughts-blown,” one in every of her followers tweeted “You’re the man and I might be the person too.”
The video ends with “The Man” strolling off of a set to ask a feminine director, additionally performed by Swift, how he did.
“Fairly good. Might you attempt to be sexier, possibly extra likeable this time?” Swift responds, earlier than praising a feminine worker close by.
Swift launched the video on YouTube on Thursday.