'So f****d up': Emily Ratajkowski slams Ellen DeGeneres over interview in which she made Taylor Swift cry
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: An old Taylor Swift interview on the Ellen DeGeneres show has resurfaced, in which the talk show host persistently questions the 'Anti-Hero' singer about her alleged relationships despite her being visibly upset and crying. This interview has now attracted the attention of supermodel Emily Ratajkowski, who has deemed that it was "f***** up" that DeGeneres continued to make Swift uncomfortable despite her "literally begging her to stop."
During the appearance, DeGenres played a game with Swift where she flashed photos of men the 'Love Story' singer had posed with and asked her if she had dated them. Swift was clearly upset as she begged the talk show host to stop and begged her to allow her "the one shred of dignity that I have." This clip was merged with another clip where Swift recalls the experience without mentioning DeGeneres by name and posted on TikTok, where it had gotten Ratajkowski’s attention.
Swift had clearly shown her displeasure at being told about the game right from the beginning, with her saying, “I don’t know if I’m going to do this.” She then goes on to add, “This is the one thing that I have. It’s like the one shred of dignity that I have.” However, DeGeneres continued to push her despite her making her displeasure known repeatedly.
Daily Mail reported that years after the interview took place, the ‘Maroon’ hitmaker had spoken out in an interview with Zane Lowe about how she had been reduced to the men she had dated instead of her music and professional life. “When I was, like, 23, people were just kind of reducing me to- kind of making slideshows of my dating life and putting people in there that I’d sat next to at a party once and deciding that my song writing was like a trick rather than a skill and a craft,” she had said. It was this interview and the older DeGeneres interview that was merged into one clip and put up on TikTok, which garnered Ratajkowski’s attention.
This isn’t the first time DeGeneres has received flak for her uncomfortable and disrespectful treatment of guests and employees on her talk show. The most famous of these includes Dakota Johnson, where she had accused the '50 Shades of Grey' actress of not inviting her to her birthday party before the actress revealed on air that she was invited, but was blown off by the host. She also had an uncomfortable moment with comedian Hasan Minhaj on her show, where she argued with him about the right way to pronounce his name.