Father John Misty is no stranger to a slight internet hijinks and today is no exception as Taylor Swift is well and truly in his sights.
Misty has cheekily distanced himself from the music blogging community in a lengthy statement (which has now been deleted), after swift found herself threatening a law suit against a small and unknown blogger after she was linked to white-supremacists and neo-Nazis.
Enter Mr Misty:
“Unnecessary as this may be, it’s come to my attention that my music has been adopted by a certain online faction that has seen fit to interpret and present it via its own ideological prejudices. Though I am in no way affiliated with this group and have made numerous attempts to distance myself from its rhetoric and agenda I still feel the need to roundly denounce it, so with the help of my legal team and much prayer, here goes: music blogging is and always has been entirely unacceptable in a civic society — as is anyone who claims to be a music blogger or associates with music blogging. Music blogging’s very foundation is inequality — pathologically bent on sustaining the supremacy of one class of music over another based solely on its immutable traits. It is unwelcome here. Thank you all very much.”
The ultimate Taylor Swift trolling pic.twitter.com/JtyLd4cYdM
— ilana kaplan (@lanikaps) November 7, 2017