Everything You Missed In Taylor Swift's 'You Need To Calm Down' Video

  • Published on: 19 June 2019
  • Taylor Swift has released a playful music video for “You Need To Calm Down”, the second single off her upcoming seventh album “Lover”. The video features countless celebrity cameos and celebrates the LGBTQ community. From the cast of “Queer Eye” to iconic drag queens from “Ru Paul’s Drag Race”, we point out every single star Taylor included in her video.

    We break down all the hidden meanings and Easter eggs you might have missed. From possibly shading President Donald Trump, to foreshadowing Taylor’s long-awaited reconciliation with famous frenemy Katy Perry, “You Need To Calm Down” is full of subtle references.

    We explain why Taylor includes a nod to everyone from Beyoncé to Ariana Grande, and also point out where Taylor’s latest Instagram clues appear in the video.

    The song and video celebrates unity and individuality, with Taylor showing solidarity with her fellow female musicians as well as the LGBTQ community as a whole. “You Need To Calm Down” is Swift’s first musical effort at politics, and it likely won’t be her last.



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    Everything You Missed In Taylor Swift's 'You Need To Calm Down' Video
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    PRASHANT KANAUJIA   3 hours ago

    You Guys Must Join FBI or High Level Interrogatory Department...

  • Arjun
    Arjun   6 hours ago

    Imagine if Taylor replied that she only did It for random reasons

  • FrenchLove Boutique
    FrenchLove Boutique   15 hours ago

    First its 6/13 release of album then it's 6/14 release of same album on Trumps Birthday????

  • Rachel Reiss
    Rachel Reiss   17 hours ago

    I think that Ryan Reynolds' pose is mirroring Norman Rockwell's in his famous triple portrait. Can't get more all-American than Rockwell!

  • Elena Santellan
    Elena Santellan   21 hours ago

    I don't know who has time to decode music videos,Also like if you support Gay Pride!!!!!!!

  • Edward Condon
    Edward Condon   1 days ago

    Tailor swift her music is very beautiful just like her heart I don't care what other music artist says about her to me she is the best with good heart and soul I will support her and her music god bless you my lady just like I said I believe in you just keep doing what Your as long it's comes from the heart I be there for you my lady lucky 13

  • Lara Jean Song
    Lara Jean Song   1 days ago

    She is Taylor Swift. That hints that this is Taylor Swift’s video.

  • Ella Pihalja
    Ella Pihalja   1 days ago

    Ellen's tattoo is for Taylor's song Cruel Summer

  • A B
    A B   1 days ago

    I am getting all worked up with all these references. I need to calm down.

  • crafty cuple
    crafty cuple   2 days ago

    this reminds me of that meme author: the color is blueteachers: 😭😭🤧🤧

  • Tommy Freddy
    Tommy Freddy   2 days ago

    I thought the cake fight scene was ironic and maybe referenced Donald Trumps continued childlike behavior. According to the A&E documentary 'Biography: The Trump Dynasty', it mentions that friends of Fred and Mary Anne Trump did not like inviting Donald to birthday parties because they found Donald's behavior disruptive. When Donald attended these birthday parties, he would, according to the documentary, redirect the attention from the guest of honor on to himself by grabbing handfuls of birthday cake and throwing it at the other children.

  • Bear Network
    Bear Network   2 days ago

    where it says “16th ave” also could have been a reference to “i think he knows”. as a lyric in the song, “you got my heartbeat skipping down 16th Avenue” and the tatto could be a reference to her song called “Cruel Summer”

  • Amy Hedge
    Amy Hedge   3 days ago

    The theme is gay you see in the behind the scenes

  • Draconic Star
    Draconic Star   4 days ago

    I’m very annoyed that donald trump is a Gemini but it’s inevitable. He isn’t worth capitalizing the first letter of his name for 😒🤬

  • Catherine
    Catherine   5 days ago

    I think 16 avenue is the easter egg of I think he knows🥰🌸💗👍🏻

  • lo-fi ROBOT Boy
    lo-fi ROBOT Boy   5 days ago

    Music starts indicating music is starting...Another trip down the YouTube rabbit hole leads to a ridiculous video stating the very, very obvious.

  • Kayla Jauncey
    Kayla Jauncey   5 days ago

    hahahaha Cruel Summer is actually a SONG!!!!!! hahahahaaaaaaaaaaa I know things for i am from the future!!!!!!!!!

  • Brennan D
    Brennan D   6 days ago

    I hate that music just can’t be music, that it has to almost always be political. Nobody cares, just sing damn it.

  • Dena Baji
    Dena Baji   6 days ago

    Ryan Reynolds is Norman Rockwell.Beloved painter and illustrator.

  • Sheridan
    Sheridan   6 days ago

    Taylor never knew about these connections

  • nellouse1
    nellouse1   1 weeks ago

    The lyrics also say 'When you could be Glaad' its a reference to Glaad a charity supporting lgtbq

  • koral Cummins
    koral Cummins   1 weeks ago

    Ellen's tattoo of "cruel summer" stands for the song from "lover"!

  • Ban Alyunis
    Ban Alyunis   1 weeks ago

    4:58 The girl shoots an arrow at the number 5. People who shoot arrows are archers. The number 5 symbolizes track 5(Taylor’s most emotional song). She later released the song “The Archer” which is track 5 off of Lover.EDIT: I LITERALLY just noticed someone commenting something similar after I wrote this.

  • Tina Xu
    Tina Xu   1 weeks ago

    Insider:Everything you missed。。。Taylor:I wasn't thinking that much but good job。Insider:Nooooooooooo。。。。【crying】Taylor:~you need to calm down~

  • Margmalade :D
    Margmalade :D   1 weeks ago

    Insider: references obvious thingseveryone: OMG

  • Caitlin Daly
    Caitlin Daly   1 weeks ago

    The one with the phone one fire and the trailer on fire is not true I know that because in her Channel she said why so go and watch it if you believe me

  • Murrlin27
    Murrlin27   1 weeks ago

    My god... it's full of stars DETAILS!

  • Lucy Unicorn
    Lucy Unicorn   1 weeks ago

    He got my heartbeat skipping down 16th Avenue. -I think he knows

  • Queen Meka
    Queen Meka   1 weeks ago

    5:11 one of the buttons says calm! Idk if I’m right, but I think if there’re Easter eggs, that one is probably for you need to calm down