Olivia Rodrigo attends the revealing of the #vampireOR2 Shorts challenge and premiere the video for her single "vampire", (Geffen Records) at YouTube Space LA on June 29, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Taylor Swift attends the 65th GRAMMY Awards on February 05, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

Olivia Rodrigo is addressing rumors that her new single “Vampire” is about Taylor Swift. Rodrigo, 20, told The Guardian over the weekend that she was “very surprised” people thought the song was about the “Anti-Hero” singer. Rodrigo continued to say, “I never want to say who any of my songs are about. I’ve never done that before in my career and probably won’t. I think it’s better to not pigeonhole a song to being about this one thing.”

The reason why fans are speculating that “Vampire” is about Taylor, 33, is because the lyrics detail manipulation and fame. Rodrigo stopped publicly expressing her admiration for Swift a while ago, since she had to add Swift and her “Cruel Summer” collaborators to the credits of her 2021 track “Deja Vu.”

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In a July interview, Rodrigo said “Vampire” isn’t necessarily about someone using her stardom to climb the social ladder. She said, “I think it’s more about someone being manipulative and sucking you dry, using you for all your worth. I think that that’s a universal theme, and I also think fame is more easily accessible now than it has ever been. It’s not just people in LA and Hollywood that have to deal with that.”

The lyrics to “Vampire” also reference an age difference and six-month relationship, which fans previously thought was inspired by Rodrigo’s producer ex-boyfriend, Adam Faze. However, a source recently told People that the song isn’t about him. The couple dated for seven months from July 2021 through February 2022.

Rodrigo opened up about the songwriting process for “Vampire” on social media in June. She wrote: “last winter and created the video with the incredible Petra Collins. writing this song helped me sort through lots of feelings of regret, anger, and heartache. it’s one of my favorite songs on the album and it felt very cathartic to finish. im so happy it’s in your hands now and I hope it helps u deal with any bloodsuckers in your life. all my thanks 4ever [red heart emoji].””

All The Celebrity Cameos In Taylor Swift’s Music Videos

Taylor Swift puts a lot of thought into her songs. From the lyrics to how she conceptualizes her music videos, the award-winning musician gives her fans the ultimate experience. Swift likes to drop Easter eggs in her music videos and she occasionally recruits her celebrity friends to take them to the next level. The artist has directed a ton of her music videos, as well, earning awards for “The Man” (2020) and “All Too Well (The Short Film)” (2022). Since 2019, Taylor has pretty much taken the reigns on the direction for her music videos.

Per Billboard, her directorial journey started years before that. In 2010, Swift teamed up with Roman White (director of “You Belong With Me” and “Fifteen” music videos) for the making of “Mine.” Swift has 13 music videos that she self-directed; she’s released five documentaries, three video albums, and a short film.

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As we previously reported, Swift said last September, “I’d like to keep taking baby steps forward and I’m at a place now where the next baby step is not a baby step. It would be committing to making a film and I feel like I would absolutely love for the right opportunity to arise, because I absolutely adore telling stories this way.” While at the Toronto Film Festival for her “All Too Well (The Short Film),” she added that she “always want to tell human stories about human emotion.”

Take a look below at all the celebrities that have made cameos in Taylor Swift’s music videos:

  • You Need To Calm Down

    Swift’s 2019 music video was filled with cameos. Adam Lambert tattoos Ellen DeGeneres, the Queer Eye cast has a tea party, Ryan Reynolds paints, RuPaul tosses a beauty pageant crown in the air, Laverne Cox makes her neighbor Chester Lockhart swoon, Ciara officiates Jesse Tyler Ferguson and real-life husband Justin Mikita’s wedding, Todrick Hall dances with Swift, Billy Porter declares peace, and Katy Perry dresses as a burger to go with Swift’s fries.

  • Bad Blood ft. Kendrick Lamar

    Another fun, cameo-filled music video: Selena Gomez betrays Swift as Arsyn, Kendrick Lamar is Welvin Da Great, Lena Dunham is the cigar-smoking Lucky Fiori, Hailee Steinfeld is The Trinity, Serayah is Dilemma, Gigi Hadid is Slay-Z, Ellie Goulding is Destructa X, Martha Hunt is Homeslice, Cara Delevingne is Mother Chucker, Zendaya is Cutthroat, Hayley Williams is a play on The Fifth Element‘s Leeloo Dallas as The Crimson Curse, Lily Aldridge is Frostbyte, Karlie Kloss is Knock Out, Jessica Alba is Domino, Ellen Pompeo is Luna, and Cindy Crawford is Headmistress. And Mariska Hargitay, is Justice (of course). Taylor probably geeked out extra hard over that one: one of her cats is named “Olivia Benson.”

  • Wildest Dreams

    Wrath of Man‘s Scott Eastwood starred as a fictional actor named Robert Kingsley, who was also Swift’s love interest. Taylor stars as Majorie Finn in the video.

  • ME! ft. Brendon Urie

    Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendan Urie joined Swift in this video. The clip sees the two argue in French together. Also making an adorable cameo are Swift’s cats, Benjamin Button, Olivia Benson, and Meredith Grey.

  • End Game ft. Ed Sheeran

    Song features don’t always guarantee a music video appearance, but Future hangs out with Swift throughout the whole video as they party and drive cars; Sheeran comes in later to sing his verse and party in Tokyo and London.

  • I Knew You Were Trouble

    Reeve Carney is best known for playing Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark on Broadway, and Dorian Gray in the Showtime series Penny Dreadful, played Swift’s bad-boy love interest in this 2012 video. Fun fact: Carney was a musician before he was an actor. He used to play rhythm guitar in blues rocker Jonny Lang’s band.

  • You Belong With Me

    Lucas Till, who is best known for his role as Havok X-Men: First Class), The Spy Next Door, and the MacGyver television series, played Swift’s love interest. The pair met while on set of Hannah Montana: The Movie in 2008. In the Disney movie, Till played a character named Travis Brody, Hannah’s (Miley Cyrus) childhood friend, while Swift played herself.

  • Teardrops on My Guitar

    Singer/actor Tyler Hilton portrayed Drew, Swift’s love interest. He is best known for his role as Chris Keller on One Tree Hill and in the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line as Elvis Presley.

  • Ours

    Friday Night Lights actor Zach Gilford plays her love interest.He adds color to Swift’s life and her character clearly misses him. Spoiler alert: she reunites with him at the end.

  • I Can See You (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)

    Twilight alum Taylor Lautner, who dated the singer for a few months in 2009, joins Swift as a character that is on a mission to save Swift and her 2010 Speak Now album alongside Bullet Train actress Joey King.

  • Bejeweled

    Laura Dern stars as Swift’s evil “Stepmommy,” who hilariously calls her a “tired tacky wench” and forbids her from attending the ball. The Haim sisters portray Swift’s treacherous stepsisters. Meanwhile, Dita Von Teese teaches Swift a burlesque routine on stage in a super-sized martini glass. Legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath appears as Queen Pat. Finally, frequent collaborator Jack Antonoff plays Prince Jack, who proposes to Swift, but she ghosts him and keeps the castle.

  • Anti-Hero

    Taylor Swift had a lot of fun in this one, having two versions of herself. The video features Mary Elizabeth Ellis (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia), and comedians John Early (Search Party) and Mike Birbiglia (A Man Called Otto) as mourners at Swift’s funeral. Also, in the beginning, there are a bunch of “ghosts” dressed in patterned cloths and sunglasses. Funnily enough, a fan attended her Eras Tour show in a recreation of the outfit!

  • I Bet You Think About Me

    In this re-recording of her 2012 Red track, Swift enlisted Miles Teller to star as the groom, and his real-life wife, Keleigh Sperry Teller, played the bride. Blake Lively co-wrote and directed the song’s music video, which sees Swift crashing an ex’s big wedding day.

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