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Taylor Swift Shares Old Diary Entry About Kanye West Crashing Her VMAs Acceptance Speech!

Taylor Swift shares old Diary entries

Taylor Swift is sharing some insight into how she felt about the best worst night of her life.

You know what we’re talking about: that moment at the 2009 MTV VMAs when Kanye West interrupted the songstress’ acceptance speech for Female Video of the Year and basically told the world she didn’t deserve to win it.

Now, a decade later, the You Need to Calm Down crooner revealed her private reaction to the feud-generating fiasco — straight from her personal diary!

The 29-year-old Grammy winner included excerpts from her journal entries as part of the deluxe version of her seventh studio album Lover, which dropped on Friday

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One of the entries was written on September 18, 2009; five days after Yeezy ruined Tay’s big moment after winning the Moon Man for You Belong With MeShe wrote:

“Ahh… the things that can change in a week. If you had told me that one of the biggest stars in music was going to jump on stage and announce that he thought I shouldn’t have won on live television, I would’ve said, ‘That stuff doesn’t really happen in real life.’ Well… apparently…. It does.”

It does to T.Swift at least!

As fans will remember, Tay was only 19 when West interrupted her mid-speech to declare the award should have actually gone to Beyoncé for Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) — which he dubbed as “one of the best videos of all time.”

After storming the stage and grabbing the microphone from a shocked and rather helpless Taylor, ‘Ye memorably stated:

“Yo Taylor, I’m really happy for you, I’mma  let you finish, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time. One of the best videos of all time!”

Kanye eventually apologized, writing in a blog post:

“I’m sooooo sorry to taylor swift and her fans and her mom. I spoke to her mother right after and she said the same thing my mother would’ve said. She is very talented! … I really feel bad for taylor and I’m sincerely sorry!”

Back then, Tay was all about forgiveness — well, forgiveness she could channel into a song, at least.

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She used the incident for the inspiration behind the song Innocent off her 2010 album Speak Now. In the liner notes for the album, the starlet wrote the track was an “open letter” to *someone* she forgave for “what he said in front of the whole world.”

Swift told New York magazine at the time:

“I think a lot of people expected me to write a song about him. But for me it was important to write a song to him.”

Of course, her forgiving attitude changed years later when West reignited their feud by calling Swift “that bitch” in his track Famousa lyric the songstress said she never approved, despite Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian West leaking a phone call conversation between the two artists appearing to show her approving a different line. 

What followed was a no holds barred, snake emoji-laden social media campaign against Taylor — which went on to inspire her Reputation era

According to an August 2016 diary entry amid her feud with the Wests, Tay was ready for war this time. She wrote:

“This summer is the apocalypse.”

TBH, that turned out to be an understatement.

But 10 years later, you can see Swift take back the stage at the MTV VMAs tonight, August 26.

[Image via WENN]

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Aug 26, 2019 10:07am PDT