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

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.

Twitter: @joejonas

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.


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

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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.

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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.


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

Twitter: @ddlovato

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."


...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."

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.

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.