SHOW BITS: Dealing and dissing at the Grammys
Did Taylor Swift just launch World War III?
After Swift broke into a faux British accent during her Grammy-opening performance, several One Direction fans took to Twitter to voice their disdain at the apparent dig at one of the singer’s former flames, One Direction member (and native Brit) Harry Styles.
The English-accented flourish came when Swift started speaking in the middle of an “Alice in Wonderland”-like performance of her Grammy-nominated song “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
Reaction was swift.
“Did Taylor Swift just do an English accent?” director Judd Apatow tweeted immediately after it happened.
_ Derrik J. Lang _ Twitter: http://twitter.com/derrikjlang
QUICKQUOTE: BONNIE RAITT
“I was up against all these guys who had much bigger records and a bigger splash. It makes an old girl feel good.” _ 63-year-old singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt, who earned her 10th career Grammy in the best Americana album category for “Slipstream,” beating out a field that included Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers and The Avett Brothers.
_ Beth Harris _ Twitter http://twitter.com/bethharrisap
QUICKQUOTE: TAYLOR SWIFT
“So he calls me up and he’s like, `I still love you.’ And I’m like, `I’m sorry, I’m busy opening up the Grammys.’” _ Taylor Swift, during her show-opening performance of her Grammy-nominated song “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
_ Anthony McCartney _ http://twitter.com/mccartneyAP