10 Quotes From Taylor Swift on Kanye, Grammys & More in “Miss Americana”

10 Quotes From Taylor Swift on Kanye, Grammys & More in “Miss Americana”

Taylor Swift opens up in a big way in her new Netflix doc <i>Miss Americana. Us Weekly</i> has rounded up 10 of her most illuminating quotes from the film:<div><br /></div><div><ol><li><b>On releasing her 2019 album <i>Lover</i>: </b>“If I don’t beat everything I’ve done, it’s seen as a colossal failure.”</li><li><b>On not receiving any major Grammy nominations for <i>Reputation</i>:</b> “This is good, this is fine. I need to make a better record. I’m making a better record.”</li><li><b>On her 2017 sexual assault lawsuit against a radio DJ:</b> “The process is so dehumanizing. There were seven witnesses and a photo. What happens when you get raped and it’s your word against his?”</li><li><b>On deciding to become more politically outspoken:</b> “I need to be on the right side of history.”</li><li><b>On battling an eating disorder: </b>“I tend to get triggered by something, whether it’s a picture of me where I feel like my tummy looked too big, or someone said that I looked pregnant, and that will trigger me to just starve a little bit. Just stop eating.”</li><li><b>On feeling lonely after winning Album of the Year for <i>1989</i>:</b> “I don’t have a partner who I climbed this mountain with who I can high-five. Shouldn’t I have someone I can call?”</li><li><b>On thinking the crowd was booing her and not Kanye when he interrupted her at the 2009 VMAs:</b> “For someone who built their whole belief system on getting people to clap for you, the whole crowd booing is a pretty formative experience. That was the catalyst for a lot of psychological paths I went down. Not all of them were beneficial.”</li><li><b>On her “Kimye” feud: </b>”When people decided I was wicked and evil and conniving and not a good person, that was the one that I couldn’t really bounce back from, because my whole life was centered around it.”</li><li><b>On boyfriend Joe Alwyn: </b>”[He’s] someone who had a really wonderful, normal, balanced kind of life.”</li><li><b>On burritos:</b> Swift says in the film that she only tried a burrito for the first time “like, two years ago.”</li></ol></div>

Taylor Swift’s Netflix Doc: 10 Revelations About Grammys, Kanye and More