"I don't compete with other people in the industry. I compete with myself. If I looked at every other girl in the entertainment industry as competition, my life would be really lonely. I wouldn't have some of the coolest friends that I'm so glad I've gotten to know over the last couple of years… It's really awesome to get to hang out with those girls and to call them friends."
- Taylor Swift tells the Associated Press
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