Taylor Swift responds to Kanye West's offensive 'Famous' lyrics in GRAMMYs acceptance speech

Slaying faves with some feminism and fame real talk

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Until now, Taylor Swift's kept pretty quiet with regard to Kanye West's misogynistic The Life of Pablo lyrics; which see him refer to her as a 'bitch' who's benefitted from the whole 2009 MTV VMAs debacle. But now - after her rep addressed the situation last week - TayTay's clapped back at Kanye with *the* greatest talk on feminism and fame.

As she picked up the Album of the Year GRAMMY for 1989 at last night's swanky ceremony, Taylor (without naming names) advised all young female artists out there not to let anybody 'undercut' their success or 'take credit' for it.

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Pretty obviously a swipe at Kanye's claims. Pretty obviously awesome.

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Picking up one of her three awards of the night, Taylor said: "I want to thank the fans for the last ten years....and as the first woman to win Album of the Year at the GRAMMYs twice, I want to say to all the young women out there...there will be people along the way who will try to undercut your success, or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. 

"But if you just focus on the work and you don't let those people sidetrack you, someday when you get where you're going, you'll look around and you'll know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there and that will be the greatest feeling in the world. Thank you for this moment."

YAAAAS. Oh, there aren't enough hands-in-the-air emojis in the world rn.

This all comes after Taylor's rep explained she 'cautioned' 'Ye over the track, saying: "Kanye did not call for approval, but to ask Taylor to release his single 'Famous' on her Twitter account.

"She declined and cautioned him about releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message. Taylor was never made aware of the actual lyric, 'I made that bitch famous'."

Here's a vid of Taylor's speech which will, let's be honest, probably be taken down in approximately 0.2 seconds. AH WELL.

What d'ya make of Taylor's comeback? Inspiring, no? Tweet us over @sugarscape or drop a comment in the box below, puhlease.

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