Taylor Swift Is So Not Taylor Swift In ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Music Video
9:30 am, December 14th | by Laura Donovan
Choppy, pinkish hair with a greasy-looking boyfriend? A bar fight spectator who hangs out alone in deserts? These descriptions wouldn’t usually fit squeaky clean, sweet Taylor Swift, but they’re applicable to the 23-year-old in her newly released music video for “I Knew You Were Trouble,” which we’re guessing is about former beau Jake Gyllenhaal because her entire album is an epic “Screw you” to the blue-eyed brunette…and the scenes bring images of cowboys to mind.
The video, which was released on the singer’s 23rd birthday, opens with Swift completely disoriented and frightened as she wakes up in a desert. She has of course been deserted by a tattooed ex-boyfriend who provided her “a kaleidoscope of memories” and many passionate make-out sessions but no lasting love. Of course, she was all too aware that things would end this way.
“I think part of me knew the second I saw him that this would happen,” a blond, pre-hair dyed Swift says, seeming to suggest that he was the catalyst behind her appearance change and major heartbreak. In other words, if a guy influences you to color the tips of your hair, run for the hills. She goes on, “It was the feeling that came along with it. The crazy thing is, I don’t know if I’m ever going to feel that way again…I just thought, how could the devil be pulling me toward someone who looks so much like an angel when he smiles at you?”
I think you need to get your eyes checked, dear girl, because there’s nothing angelic about a fellow in suspenders.
Watch the hella dramatic video below: