Diplo is continuing his feud with Taylor Swift and firing back at Lorde after she mocked his “tiny penis.”
As i reported, the deejay first went after Swift last week, tweeting, “Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty.” He went on to link to a crowdfunding campaigned called “Get Taylor Swift A Booty.” Swift didn’t respond, but was defended by her close friend Lorde, who wrote on Twitter, “@diplo should we do something about your tiny penis while we’re at it hm.” Diplo has now kicked off round three, retweeting Lorde’s comment on Saturday, and adding in parentheses, “the moment u realize she’s a high school student.” He went on to share a photoshopped image making it look like Swift had tweeted “Taylor’sAss is trending!!” which, of course, she didn’t, along with his own comment of “You go girl.” See the tweet below.
Lorde is making it abundantly clear that she supports Kim Kardashian’s butt-baring Paper magazine cover. The Grammy winner took to her Tumblr page on Friday to let it be known that she thought the cover was “pure heaven” and to explain her previously misconstrued Twitter comment about the photo.
After Kardashian’s racy photo nearly broke the Internet on Tuesday, Lorde tweeted a link to the cover with the word “mom.” This led misguided blogger Perez Hilton to report that both Naya Rivera and Lorde disapproved of the reality TV star’s actions because she’s a mother. As Gossip Cop previously reported, Rivera dissed Kardashian’s racy image, with a comment she left of Kardashian’s Instagram post, saying, “I normally don’t. But… you’re someone’s mother.”
And while Lorde similarly wrote, “mom,” she was not taking a dig at Kardashian. On Friday, Lorde clarified her previous Twitter statement with a lengthy explanation on her Tumblr page.
Lorde wrote the following:
omg haha ok so. time to explain this. i retweeted kim’s amazing cover and wrote ‘MOM’, which among the youthz is a compliment; it basically jokingly means “adopt me/be my second mom/i think of you as a mother figure you are so epic” (obviously i love my own mama and she is the best tho) but straight after that i think someone else called out the cover saying kim has no right to look that sexy as she is a mother which is TOTAL trash – why should that stop her? if anything i think she gets even more beautiful and sexy all the time like a fineass wine, and of course has every right to showcase that – but i think our two comments got lumped in and also maybe reporters don’t understand my breed of humour/worship. i am the biggest fan of jean-paul goude and of grace jones, as you know, and there’s no way i could support one and not the other you know? it wouldn’t make any sense to worship rih in her swarovski crystal gown at the CFDAs, or grace naked on the cover of island life (as shot by goude!), and not kim. to summarize – kim’s cover was pure heaven. so so beautiful. i’m proud to say it’ll be on my wall.
ps. i messaged our mutual friend straight away and made sure kim understood, and she does and all is well.
so i hope that’s cleared up. next time i’ll go for a good old fashioned “SLAY” instead.
After reading her response, it’s safe to say Lorde is more than a fan of Kardashian’s sexy Paper cover.
Taylor Swift celebrated Lorde ’s 18th birthday on Friday by joking that the mature teen is actually 300 years old.
Swift took to Instagram to share a sweet photo of herself drinking orange juice with the birthday girl. “It’s Ella’s 18th birthday technically,” she wrote, “but we all know she’s really 300 and knows all the secrets of the universe.”
Lorde responded to the birthday tribute on Twitter, writing, “@taylorswift13 my tiny wizened old lady heart adores you.” Swift may have been poking fun at a slew of conspiracy theorists who refuse to believe that Lorde is only a teen because she seems to be wiser than her years. The debate had reached such a feverish pitch that in January the website The Hairpin even went as far as to publish a copy of the New Zealand birth certificate of Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor (aka Lorde), just to prove her age.
Let’s start this by saying everyone’s entitled to their own opinion, and it’s no surprise that Iggy Azalea has a few she’d like to share.
The “Fancy” rapper got jeweled-up and struck a fierce pose for Billboard magazine ‘s latest issue, and during her interview with the mag, she seemed to throw a little shade at fellow musician Lorde and even—wait for it— The Beatles ! So what did she say?! Well, let’s start off with the whole Lorde debacle. The 17-year-old collaborated with the surviving members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction Ceremony on April 10 in Brooklyn, and Iggy didn’t feel like that was “appropriate.”
Lorde covers the May 2014 issue of Teen Vogue . She is wrapped in a big plaid bow on the cover. In the Teen Vogue interview, Lorde talks about being labeled as moody and grumpy because of her style. She also talks about Hilary Duff attending one of her concerts and how her life has changed because of her sudden fame.
On Being Labeled Moody : “There are a lot of expectations in this industry about looking a certain way and having a certain kind of appeal. I am feminine, but I really love dressing in boys’ clothes too. I guess that’s why I get labeled as ‘the grumpy girl,’ because I don’t play into that.”
On Learning That Hilary Duff Attended Her Concert : “Hilary Duff? Are you freaking serious? Hilary Duff was there last night? This is what dreams are made of! Was she vibing it? Was she bobbing her head? This is the most insane thing that’s ever happened to me. That’s my childhood right there. Hilary Duff is a fan – that freaks me out!”
On How Her Life Has Changed: “Living in New Zealand, you don’t get these experiences. I spent so much time in my room before. My life is so wild right now. For me to be able to do something I really enjoy and for that to get me out in the world—to South America, to here, to London – every day I kick myself, I’m so lucky.”
Lorde is responding to the Westboro Baptist Church after the organization said it plans to protest at the singer’s March 21 Kansas City concert.
The star tweeted on Tuesday, “Hahaha omg just found out the westboro baptist church are going to picket my show in Kansas City,” telling concert-goers, “Everyone wear rainbow clothing to that show.”
Lorde added in another post, “Everyone try to kiss church members who are the same sex as you they will so love it.”
She has since deleted her tweets.
On its website, the Westboro Baptist Church called Lorde an “indolent rebel” and also posted a hateful parody of her hit song “Royals.”
Lorde is blasting E! after the outlet reached out to her boyfriend James Lowe and asked, “Are you two engaged,” simply because she was pictured wearing a ring.
On Sunday, the hit singer tweeted, “you have officially hit the big time when creeps from e think wearing rings means getting married.”
In a note to Lowe from E! – that Lorde posted on Twitter — a reporter speculates that she’s “wearing what appears to be a diamond ring on her ring finger.”
Of course, the ring is actually nothing more than… a ring.
Lorde and her boyfriend are not engaged, but remain happy together — despite meddling from E!
Taylor Swift and Lorde had some serious girl time this weekend, shopping and going to the beach together in Los Angeles.
On Sunday, the new friends checked out clothes at Rag & Bone and Free People in Hollywood.
The day before, Swift posted an Instagram photo of them hanging out at a beach in Malibu, writing, “Bare feet in the sand on a Saturday.”
Lorde previously attended Swift’s 24th birthday party in December, and the pair was spotted at Shake Shack in New York in November.
Lorde says New Zealand paparazzi nearly knocked her over in an attempt to get photos of the singer.
The 17-year-old star tweeted on Tuesday, “[New Zealand] media almost pushed over myself and my family at the airport this morning in order to get their shots. Bit of a sad welcome if I’m honest.”
The “Royals” singer continued, “I understand that people of note are supposedly fair game for everyone to photograph and film but that doesn’t make it acceptable.”
Lorde went on to say, “There is a difference between attention from fans, which I love, and the constant, often lecherous gaze that i’m subjected to in this industry.”
“I know that success comes with a price tag. It just sucks when you see that in your tiny home country where you previously felt safe,” added the musician.
Lorde graces the new cover of Rolling Stone as “The Girl Who Broke The Rules” and the “Unlikeliest Superstar in Pop.”
In the accompanying feature, the 17-year-old star from New Zealand opens up about her sudden rise to fame, her friendship with Taylor Swift, and more.
Lorde reveals she was “floored” to receive roses from Swift when her monster hit “Royals” hit number one, and says their relationship has flourished despite a rocky start.
As I previously reported in October, Lorde said Swift was “so flawless” to the point of representing a kind of beauty that’s “so unattainable,” but later clarified her comments were misinterpreted .
“She was like, ‘It’s fine. If all you’ve done is call someone perfect, it’s not that bad,’” remembers Lorde.
The songstress says she goes to Swift to advice, calling her “super-good” at decorating, and says the country-pop star is among a rare breed of “real teenage voices.”
Lorde tells the magazine, “There are very few of us. There’s Tavi [Gevinson ] and the Rookie [Magazine] group, King Krule, and, to an extent, Jake Bugg . The other teenagers sing other people’s songs, which is fine, but it’s not an authentic teenage experience.”
The singer admits she knows her views have gotten in her into trouble at times , and admits, “People around me, who I’m really close to, were like, ‘Do you have to express your opinions all the time?’” And while Lorde stands by her remarks, she won’t stand for online bullying, which she and boyfriend James Lowe brutally faced last month .
“[I’m] not completely impervious to insult,” she confesses. “I’m a human being.”
But Lorde is adamant about keeping any insecurities in check.
“I get paralyzingly nervous a lot of times, so I tried bravado,” she says, referencing a Kanye West lyric. “The way I dress and carry myself, a lot of people find it strange or intimidating.” She adds, “I think my whole career can be boiled down to the one word I always say in meetings: strength.”
Lorde’s full interview hits newsstands on Friday.