Watch video · Taylor Swift’s response to Nicki Minaj was faux-feminist and tone deaf Bitterly disappointed that Anaconda didn’t get a VMA nomination, Minaj made some smart points about lack …
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) July 21, 2015. July 21, 6:13 PM: Less than an hour later, Taylor Swift strikes, interpreting Nicki’s tweets as a slight against her and her video of the year nomination.
And Swift’s response, chiding Minaj not to “pit women against each other,” was the kind of girl-clubby feminism the performer regularly spouts. The increased relevance of feminism in popular
Perry’s response encapsulates the hypocrisy of this position, highlighting the irony of the fact that the video ‘capitalizes on the takedown of a woman’.  Another instance of the fallout was seen in 2015 in Swift’s response to Nicki Minaj’s criticism of what she considered to be the racism and sizeism of the MTV Video Music Awards.
Jul 23, 2015 · The Grand Taylor Swift / Nicki Minaj Twitter Debate (Three days! Numerous Tweets! Three and a half celebrities! Ed Sheeran doing something stupid!) …
In relation to the topic, The Guardian wrote an article about how Taylor’s response to Nicki was borderline “faux-feminist” and “tone deaf.” Others claimed that Taylor shouldn’t have responded to Nicki’s VMAs complaint since it had nothing to do with her in the first place.
Taylor Swift’s response to Nicki Minaj was faux-feminist and tone deaf Read more The hot takes haven’t stopped, and Minaj hasn’t stopped retweeting them – cheers Nicki!
When the VMA nominees were announced on Tuesday, Nicki Minaj was not best pleased.
Jul 22, 2015 · But Dayna Evans’s Gawker piece says the video perfectly illustrates Swift’s ruthlessness and feminist posing. «Swift isn’t here to help women—she’s here to make bank,» she writes.
Jul 22, 2015 · Rapper Nicki Minaj was not pleased, and late last night, she released a series of tweets about the VMA nominations, where she spoke on the lack of …
The Guardian called Swift’s reply «faux-feminist and tone deaf.» The Atlantic further questioned Taylor’s approach: «When female solidarity shuts down someone’s honest expression of frustration at society, inequality, and racial and body-type bias, that’s hardly progressive.»
Amidst controversy between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift, concerning the fairness of the MTV Video Music Awards, Tshepo Mokoena from The Guardian claimed that if the process was truly based on quality, Banks’ video for «Wallace» would have been nominated. On April 10, 2015, Banks performed «Wallace» during her set at the Coachella Festival.