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Taylor Swift Congratulates NBA MVP Russell Westbrook in Hilarious Video - Watch Now!

Taylor Swift is sending a shout out to NBA MVP Russell Westbrook, who happens to be a big fan!

The 26-year-old superstar sent in a hilarious vid to be shown during the NBA Awards after the 28-year-old Oklahoma City Thunder player was named MVP.

“I was the one who taught you how to play basketball…I remember the first time you beat me at basketball. I was very upset and you said ‘You just have to shake it off.’ And I had an idea…” Taylor joked.

She added, “So essentially we have each other to thank for these careers!”

Later in the video, Taylor revealed that the story was fake and the two have actually never met but she sent Russell a huge congratulatory hug!

Check out the hilarious video below…

Haim Says 'Door is Always Open' on Taylor Swift Collaboration

Haim pose together in an outside setting for the brand new cover of this week’s ES magazine.

Here’s what the sisters – Este, Alana, and Danielle – had to share with the mag:

Danielle on their delayed return to the spotlight: “Well, we toured Days Are Gone for three years. Plus we wanted to just hunker down on songwriting and write the best songs possible.”

Alana on whether they were approached to play at One Love Manchester: “No, but we would have played. We totally would have. It was such a tragedy so, of course. We are taking it very seriously. Playing shows and being in venues, safety is absolutely first and foremost.”

Alana on possibly collaborating with pal Taylor Swift: “The door is always open.”

For more on Haim, visit Standard.co.uk.

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Taylor Swift Makes $400K By Streaming Her Songs Again

Taylor Swift‘s decision to bring her music catalog back to streaming services has proven to be a lucrative one.

The 27-year-old entertainer celebrated 10 million albums sold for 1989 by putting all of her songs back on Spotify, Pandora, Tidal and Amazon on June 8.

According to Nielsen Music, Taylor‘s streams totaled 47.5 million in the U.S. last week, which is an increase of 551 percent from the previous week.

So her tracks generated about $329,000 in revenue, according to Billboard, in addition to $59,000 in publishing royalties – bringing the U.S. total to about $397,000.

TELL JJ: Did you stream Taylor’s music this past week?

Lorde Apologizes For 'Insensitive' Comment About Taylor Swift Friendship

Lorde is apologizing after using a strange analogy to describe her friendship with Taylor Swift.

In a recent interview, the 20-year-old songstress said that being friends with Taylor is “like having a friend with an autoimmune disease” because you can’t go certain places or do certain things.

Lorde immediately received backlash for the comment, which many perceived to be insensitive to people suffering from autoimmune diseases.

After seeing the negative resposne, Lorde took to her Twitter to issue an apology.

“didn’t mention taylor, but regardless, i f**ked up & that was really insensitive. i’m sorry,” she wrote in response to a fan.

Check out her tweet below…

didn't mention taylor, but regardless, i fucked up & that was really insensitive. i'm sorry 🌹

— Lorde (@lorde) June 20, 2017

Lorde on Maintaining Friendship with Taylor Swift: 'It's Like Having a Friend with an Autoimmune Disease'

Lorde is opening up about the difficulty of maintaining a friendship with her pal Taylor Swift, and used a strange analogy to make her point clear!

“It’s like having a friend with very specific allergies,” the 20-year-old entertainer told The Guardian about being friends with Taylor, 27. “There are certain places you can’t go together. Certain things you can’t do. There are these different sets of considerations within the friendship. It’s like having a friend with an autoimmune disease.”

Taylor is often subject to tabloid scrutiny, and has rarely been photographed in the past several months. She was most recently seen hanging out with her new beau Joe Alwyn.

Katy Perry Reacts to Taylor Swift Releasing Her Catalog to Streaming Services

Katy Perry is sharing her thoughts about Taylor Swift releasing her music catalog to streaming services.

Many fans thought the move was a not-so-subtle diss to Katy, who released her new album Witness the same day.

Katy didn’t seem to be too bothered by the move though and continued her campaign to end her feud with Taylor.

“I don’t know, I can only do me. All I need to say to her is I love her, and God bless her on her journey. And that’s it,” Katy told Today show host Natalie Morales during her live stream.

Later that day, Katy echoed her statement during a live performance of “Swish Swish,” when she added the lyrics “God bless you on your journey, oh baby girl.”

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Katy Perry Apologizes to Taylor Swift, Says 'I am Ready to Let it Go'

Katy Perry is ready to put her feud to Taylor Swift to rest.

During her live stream, the 32-year-old sat down with Thrive Global founder Arianna Huffington where she was asked if she was ready to let go of their ongoing fight.

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“I am ready to let it go,” Katy said. “I forgive her and I’m sorry for anything I ever did, and I hope the same from her. I love her, and I want the best for her. And I think she’s a fantastic songwriter, and I think that, you know, if we, both her and I, can be representatives of strong women that come together despite their differences, I think the whole world is going to go like, ‘Yeah, well we can do this.’ I don’t know.”

For the past few weeks, Katy has been opening about her feud with Taylor and went as far as saying Taylor tried to “assassinate” her character.

“There’s a lot of other things out there in the world that people need to be focused on, and I truly, like, God bless her on her journey,” Katy said. “God bless her. Honestly.”