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Swifties speculate that Speak Now (Taylor's Version) will improve a problematic lyric

Taylor Swift fans may have uncovered evidence of her changing a controversial lyric in her song "Better Than Revenge" on her upcoming re-recorded album.

In the realm of obsession and mystery-solving, Taylor Swift fans, known as Swifties, have recently made a fascinating discovery. Uproxx reports that these dedicated fans have found evidence suggesting that Swift will be altering a controversial lyric in her song "Better Than Revenge" when she releases the updated version of her album Speak Now, titled Taylor's Version, on July 7.

The original song, which sees Swift expressing her anger towards a romantic rival who allegedly stole her boyfriend (possibly referring to Joe Jonas and Camilla Belle), has faced criticism for its perceived anti-feminist and misogynistic undertones. Particularly, the lyrics "She's not a saint and she's not what you think, she's an actress, she's better known for the things that she does on the mattress" have drawn significant attention and sparked a debate. These lyrics seem out of sync with Swift's more feminism-friendly image that she has cultivated over the past decade.

However, the Swiftie detectives have noticed a subtle change in the rerecorded version of "Better Than Revenge" on Taylor's Version of Speak Now. The new version is three seconds longer than the original, suggesting that alterations have been made. By specifically searching for the first line of the song, "not a saint," fans were able to locate the iTunes page for the new release. Surprisingly, when they searched for the old lyrics, they only found the original song, indicating that the old lyrics may not appear in the new version.

If this speculation holds true, it seems that Swift is engaging in preemptive damage control. She appears to be aware that the Taylor's Version project, where she reclaims the rights to her old albums, may stir controversy. A few weeks ago, during one of her tour stops, Swift urged her audience to refrain from bullying the famous men she wrote songs about on Speak Now, which allegedly includes John Mayer and Taylor Lautner. Although she didn't explicitly state it, Swift implied that she is far more successful and prosperous than any of them, implying that she has moved on from any past grievances.

However, one cannot help but wonder if there is a hidden motive behind Swift's actions. Could this be a clever ploy to unite everyone who has wronged her in the past? Given her influence and popularity, Swift could easily rally a significant following. Only time will tell what truly lies beneath the surface of this intriguing situation.

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