Taylor Swift Rep’s Excuse for Private Jet Drama Sparks Viral Memes
Taylor Swift has been the target of a flurry of tweets and memes after her spokesperson responded to a report that labeled her the biggest celebrity polluter for using her private jet.
Last Friday, British digital marketing firm Yard published a study based on an analysis of private jet flights tracked by Celebrity Jets’ automated flight tracker. It revealed that Swift topped the celebrity list with 170 flights emitting 8,293 tons of greenhouse gases.
Perusing the list puts the reader ahead of a host of wealthy celebrities, including Floyd Mayweather (177 flights, 7,076 CO2 tons), Jay-Z (136; 6,981), Alex Rodriguez (106, 5,342) and Blake Shelton ( 106, 5342) placed. 111; 4495).
Kim Kardashian was also ranked seventh in the top 10, followed by Mark Wahlberg, Oprah Winfrey and Travis Scott.
The study began with a photo Kylie Jenner recently uploaded to Instagram of herself and partner Travis Scott posing in front of their respective private jets.
Jenner captioned the photo, “Do you want mine or yours?” which caused an immediate reaction on social media due to the display of obvious consumption. However, the study ranked Jenner 19th on its celebrity list, with Swift at the top.
Responding to the study, a representative for Swift said the star’s frequent use of the Falcon 7X jet — one of two private designs said to be owned by Swift — was caused by other people flying the plane.
A spokesperson for Swift said: “Taylor’s jet is regularly loaned out to other people.” Newsweek. “To attribute most or all of these journeys to him is patently false.”
The spokesperson’s response to the report has caused a flurry of tweets to explode online over his use of what is widely seen as a symbol of privilege and wealth.
In response to this statement, someone on Twitter Wrote: “You’ve really got to give it to journalist Taylor Swift bc she generously rents out her jet to her poorer friends who can’t afford their own private jet to use” is the funniest possible way to make a philanthropic move on her carbon . Publishers.”
The person added, “I’d love for more celebrities to go down this path. The next drag race winner should get a $100,000 cash prize and an acre of land to break in Wyoming.”
Also going the tongue-in-cheek route, another Wrote: “@TaylorSwift13 announces new album ‘Carbon Footprint: – A Long Private Jet Journey’ to be released at midnight. Lead single ‘Emission’ out now.”
In another tweet, the caption Read: “Taylor Swift makes her first public statement on environmental issues since her private jet use came into question.”
While Swift was featured in the video, those who pressed play were treated to former British reality TV star Bonnie Holt saying that global warming is “really good because it’s warming the world and making us all tan.” And it makes us all hot. “
Another commented While one social media user was “streaming Taylor Swift to help her pay for her jet fuel.” he was jokingTaylor Swift just walked into my house and replaced all my paper straws with plastic ones and said burn the b**ch before leaving the plane.
Meanwhile, another shared a computer-generated video of a man sitting on a plane engine mid-flight as one of Swift’s songs played as the soundtrack.
accompanying caption Read: “Taylor Swift listening to ‘So Good’ on her private jet.”
In an interview in 2020 with Variety“Young people are the people who feel the worst effects of gun violence and student loans and trying to figure out how to start their lives and how to pay their bills, and climate change, and are we going to Are we going to war? All these horrible situations we’re dealing with right now.”
The Yard gathered the statistics for the report from Celebrity Jets, a Twitter account that tracks celebrity private jet travel, with data going back to the beginning of the year and the number of flights taken by each celebrity, average flight time, miles and covers the greenhouse. Gas release
Rolling Stone It said the flight data attributed to Jay-Z was actually linked to it Puma Jet, a Golfstream GV that the rapper and entrepreneur reportedly convinced the sportswear giant to buy for use by his endorsed athletes. Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, serves as Puma’s creative director.
While Jay-Z, who is married to Beyoncé, isn’t the only person wearing the Puma Jet, a Yard representative said, “We attributed the Jet to Jay-Z for this occasion because he wore the Puma Jet he asked as part of his token. He decided to become the creative director of Puma basketball.
The Puma jet tail number is N444SC as requested by Jay Z. N, the standard US private jet registration code, 444, refers to his album of the same name and SC for his birth name, Shawn Carter. Without Jay-Z, this rep said, there would be no Jets.
Rolling Stone He said it was impossible to determine whether the other celebrities named on the top 10 list had actually flown on each trip on their respective private jets.
For his part, rapper Drake responded to criticism that his jet has been making flights of several minutes. “It’s just them moving the planes to whatever airport they’re storing at for anyone interested in the logistics… nobody’s making that flight,” he said on Instagram.