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Katy Perry Takes Subtle Dig at Taylor Swift on American Idol

March 19, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Katy Perry was allowed an opportunity to take a subtle dig at her longtime rival Taylor Swift on this Sunday’s episode of American Idol. You can see the relevant clip below from the show, in which a contestant apologizes to Perry by listing Swift as an artist he admired. That opened Perry up for the opportunity to take a shot at her fellow pop star and she diplomatically did so, saying, “I love her…as a songwriter as well.”

The implication, obviously, was that this is the only way she likes Swift. The two have been enemies for years, all the way back to Perry allegedly stealing some of Swift’s backup dancers. Perry said last year that she was “ready to let it go” and, outside of this subtle dig, has pretty well kept to that thus far.