Taylor Swift Sued Over Hit Song

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Taylor Swift sued over hit song

Taylor Swift is facing a lawsuit from a songwriter who claims he first came up with a famous phrase from her hit “Shake It Off.”

Jessie Braham claims Swift’s hit borrows heavily from a song he wrote in 2013 called “Haters Gone Hate,” editors at TMZ report.

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He has claimed ownership of the phrase “haters gone hate,” and alleged Swift used it more than 70 times in her song.

His lyrics are, “Haters gone hate/players gone play. Watch out for the fakers/they’ll fake you every day.”

Some of the lyrics in Swift’s 2014 hit are, “Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play/And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate.”

Braham claims Swift’s chorus is a rip-off of his song.

The songwriter has demanded $42 million from Swift and wants his name added to any new release of “Shake It Off.”

A representative for Swift has yet to comment on the report.

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