Earlier today, Taylor Swift's Twitter account was compromised by hackers claiming to be associated with Lizard Squad - the same group who famously hacked into the networks of major gaming systems over the holiday season.

The hackers immediately began tweeting to Swift's 70 million followers, encouraging them to follow various accounts associated with Lizard Squad.

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In the past, Taylor Swift news items had mostly fallen into the "quirky and cute" category, like when Taylor showed her belly button last week.

Unfortunately, now that Swifty has gone from just wildly successful singer-songwriter to full-blown queen of the modern music industry, more shady figures from her past and lone nut jobs who probably never met her are coming forward claiming they've got the dirt.

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