This one requires some unpacking, but we promise we'll eventually get down to the business of explaining how Taylor Swift's butt and breasts are involved.
It all starts with a clothing company called Lucky 13. It seems that same name appears on several different items of Taylor Swift merchandise, but it's purely coincidental.
As Taylor explains:
“I was born on the 13th. I turned 13 on Friday the 13th. My first album went gold in 13 weeks. My first #1 song had a 13-second intro. Every time I’ve won an award I’ve been seated in either the 13th seat, the 13th row, the 13th section or row M, which is the 13th letter.”
So she has a bit of an ironic relationship with the traditionally unlucky number, and like everything that involves Taylor, her fans love it and wish to throw money at it. Makes sense.
It also makes sense that Lucky 13 owner Robert Kloetzly takes issue with Taylor selling merchandise with his brand name on it.
What doesn't make sense is Kloetzly's lawyer's request for photos "promotional videos or photos that show glimpses of her ‘partially visible’ breasts or bottom.”
Yes, the lawsuit claims that Taylor uses her "sex appeal" to sell clothing to the same demographic targeted by Lucky 13.
And here we thought she was attracting fans with her music. Stupid us.
Even Taylor Swift doesn't think Taylor Swift is sexy, and while she's obviously wrong about that, showing skin is not exactly a huge part of her stage show or public image.
There are even rumors that Taylor is a virgin, and while that's probably not true either, it gives you an idea of how un-sexed-up her image is.
But the worst part about this suit isn't how absurd it is, but how lazy it is. Look Kloetzly, if you want to see semi-nude celebrities, you're just gonna have to google them like the rest of us.
Stop trying to make your lawyers do all the legwork for you.