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Genie Bouchard Says Taylor Swift "Portrays Herself As The Victim A Lot"

Bouchard has some thoughts about the Taylor Swift-Kimye feud.

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Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard has waded into the T-Swift/Kimye feud, and she thinks Swift "just tried to get attention" by claiming she didn't approve Kanye's song lyrics.

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Bouchard was asked about the celebrity drama in a press conference this week after her exit from the Citi Open in Washington, DC.

"This is probably the hardest question all day," Bouchard said. "I love Taylor Swift and I went to her concert and I love her songs and everything, but I feel like sometimes she portrays herself as the victim a lot."

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Just as a quick refresher: Kanye ran some of his lyrics past Swift and she seemed to approve them — specifically the line in "Famous" about how Kanye and Swift "might still have sex." But she later said he'd never contacted her, and this week she said in a statement that it was being called "that bitch" that upset her.

But Bouchard didn't really buy Swift's logic.

"You approved the thing where Kanye says he'll have sex with you, but you didn't hear the time he said bitch. I mean, come on. It's all the same thing to me, so I think she just way overreacted."

Last year, the tennis pro hung out with Swift when she played a concert in Bouchard's hometown of Montreal. She tweeted this group photo, saying it was the best night of her life.

A day after coming out as #TeamKim, though, Bouchard solidified her allegiance by posting this on her Instagram account.


Ishmael N. Daro is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto. PGP fingerprint: 5A1D 9099 3497 DA4B

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