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We Have The Receipts On Taylor Swift And Demi Lovato's Alleged Feud

Let's go back to the beginning.

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Let's go all the way back to 2008, when Taylor's hair was still curly and Demi still had that fringe. The two were BFFs.

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Tay was also super close with Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez.

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In fact, the four of them were a pretty tight squad. It's important to note here that Selena and Demi were friends since they were both 7 years old and starring on Barney and Friends. Miley had been friends with the pair since the mid-'00s, when they all had their own Disney Channel shows. Then Tay came along and joined the girl gang, probably after starring in the Hannah Montana Movie with Miley.

So young. So innocent.

Also in 2008, Taylor briefly dated Joe Jonas, who we can assume she met through Miley/Demi/Selena.

Miley dated Joe's brother Nick in 2006 and 2007, while Selena also dated him in 2008.Joe then dumped Taylor via a 27-second phone call which (of course), she wrote a song about.
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Miley dated Joe's brother Nick in 2006 and 2007, while Selena also dated him in 2008.

Joe then dumped Taylor via a 27-second phone call which (of course), she wrote a song about.

We can assume it was smooth sailing for Demi and Taylor through 2009.

Here they are at the Hannah Montana Movie premiere.
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Here they are at the Hannah Montana Movie premiere.

And here's a tweet which is probably Demi saying that she likes the song "Breathe" from Taylor's 2008 album Fearless.

Aaaaaand here's Taylor giving Demi mega love for a music video which was almost definitely "Don't Forget".

But in 2010, when a fan asked Demi about Selena, she threw a bit of shade Taylor's way.

Most people watched this and assumed that Taylor had somehow ~stolen~ Selena from Demi, and that Demi was no longer friends with either of them.

Then in mid-2010, Demi and Taylor's ex, Joe dated for about a month.

You can tell it's 2010 by those sunglasses.
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You can tell it's 2010 by those sunglasses.

When Demi entered rehab in late 2010, she said Taylor was one of only a few people who contacted her.

"Taylor Swift sent me an email saying, 'Hey, I don't know if you have a phone right now, but are you OK?'," Demi told Access Hollywood.
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"Taylor Swift sent me an email saying, 'Hey, I don't know if you have a phone right now, but are you OK?'," Demi told Access Hollywood.

In early 2013, Demi fired shots at singers who use boyfriends to sell records.

"A lot of celebrities don't open up to their fans, they just tell them what they want to hear," she said in a radio interview. "They don't really tell them things that can benefit their lives, they just, you know, maybe flaunt around a boyfriend and sell a couple of albums. That's not what my career is about."Because this was during the ~Taylor Swift Is A Man Eater~ era, pretty much everyone took these comments to be directed at her.
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"A lot of celebrities don't open up to their fans, they just tell them what they want to hear," she said in a radio interview. "They don't really tell them things that can benefit their lives, they just, you know, maybe flaunt around a boyfriend and sell a couple of albums. That's not what my career is about."

Because this was during the ~Taylor Swift Is A Man Eater~ era, pretty much everyone took these comments to be directed at her.

Later in 2013, she told Company magazine, "I don't care about Taylor Swift's love life".

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Skip forward to December 2013. Selena uploaded this screenshot to Instagram of the three girls Facetiming.

And it appeared all was once again well in the land of Daylena or whatever their couple name is.
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And it appeared all was once again well in the land of Daylena or whatever their couple name is.

But then halfway through 2014, Demi unfollowed Selena on Instagram and Twitter.

She also posted and later deleted this image.She told Bravo in an interview: "I think it's just one of those things where people change and people grow apart."
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She also posted and later deleted this image.

She told Bravo in an interview: "I think it's just one of those things where people change and people grow apart."

Meanwhile, at this point Tay and Selena are still BFFs.

Though Selena and Demi reconnected late last year...

...she was noticeably absent from the Swift Squad Takeover of 2k15.

Demi maybe threw shade at Taylor in a 2015 Complex interview, saying: "I don't really hang out with celebrities. I'm not the type of person that's on Instagram posting pictures of me and tons of my best friends… I don't have anybody around me who kisses my ass."
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Demi maybe threw shade at Taylor in a 2015 Complex interview, saying: "I don't really hang out with celebrities. I'm not the type of person that's on Instagram posting pictures of me and tons of my best friends… I don't have anybody around me who kisses my ass."

That brings us to February 2016 when Demi called Taylor out on not publicly showing support for Kesha after her court case concerning music producer Dr Luke.

When pressed by Taylor fans on Instagram, Demi commented, "At least I speak up about shit that's uncomfortable to talk about rather than trying to be politically correct 24/7".
Twitter: @ddlovato

When pressed by Taylor fans on Instagram, Demi commented, "At least I speak up about shit that's uncomfortable to talk about rather than trying to be politically correct 24/7".

Demi is following Taylor on both Insta and Twitter, but Tay is following her on neither. Make of that whatever you like.

So there you have it.

Not much of a full-blown feud tbh. It seems to just be six years of low-key shade with friendly moments in between? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Not much of a full-blown feud tbh. It seems to just be six years of low-key shade with friendly moments in between? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯