We’ve also tossed in a few important Taylor Swift dates that aren’t romance-related so you will have a context for what else was going on in her life at the time.
(In case you’re wondering who she was dating when she got disrespected by Kanye West at the MTV Music Awards, for example.) The author of this post was awarded a merit badge in Taylor Swiftology for her efforts compiling this timeline.
President Barack Obama even called him a “jackass” for the incident in an off-the-record comment during a CNBC interview.
West Tearfully Apologizes on The Tonight Show Two days after the VMAs, West made a tearful appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, where he explained, “It’s been a difficult day. I immediately knew in the situation that it was wrong and it wasn’t a spectacle.
Here’s what we know for sure: West called Swift to earn her consent regarding the line "For all my Southside niggas that know me best / I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex," consent she gave in the taped conversation Kardashian posted on Snapchat.
When the song was officially released in mid-February, the line above ended with the phrase, "I made that bitch famous." A representative for Swift released a statement claiming she had no idea about the "bitch" portion of the lyrics, and that she’d "cautioned him against releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message." West denied Swift’s contention that she was entirely unaware.
"' Joke's on you,'" she said she'd tell anyone who asked.
In it, Swift appeared happy about being consulted and said she’d be happy to tell interviewers that she knew about the song in advance.
Take for example, Kanye West and Taylor Swift, who shared one of the most infamous (and uncomfortable) moments in MTV VMA history back in 2009 -- only to put it all behind them at the 2015 awards show. After that "KUWTK" episode aired, Kardashian West teased on Twitter to her Snapchat account, where she'd posted heavily edited video of West calling Swift and discussing the "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex" lyric.I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative, one that I have never asked to be a part of, since 2009."Follow Christie D’Zurilla on Twitter @the CDZ.The internet has been totally devoured by the latest chapter in the long-running feud between Taylor Swift and Kanye West, an interpersonal conflict that stretches back all the way to the halcyon days of 2009.When West’s wife Kim Kardashian posted a series of Snapchat videos capturing a recorded conversation between Swift and West about his controversial song "Famous," it spawned more questions than any piece of video this side of the finale.Kim Kardashian’s hard-core video attack on Taylor Swift on Sunday, while full of drama, wasn’t born in a vacuum. It doesn't exist because it never happened," Swift said in a statement that night.That master stroke was more than seven years in the making, in a saga started by Kanye West steamrolling Swift at an awards show in 2009. "He promised to play the song for me, but he never did. Kanye West and Taylor Swift have had their fair share of ups and downs in the past seven years, from the rapper’s shocking ambush during the singer’s 2009 MTV VMAs acceptance speech to the recent drama surrounding his controversial single “Famous.”Can’t keep up with the pair’s seemingly never-ending rift?Take a look back at their tumultuous relationship with the timeline below.2009 MTV Video Music Awards The feud started when West, now 39, interrupted Swift, now 26, as she accepted the Best Female Video Award for “You Belong With Me” at the VMAs in September 2009.It is a great honor, and one of many bestowed upon our much-loved Blog Scout Lindsay!It is only the second Taylor Swiftology badge we have ever awarded, the other belonging to the writer of this article’s companion post, “Decoding Taylor Swift clues: List of songs and the exes and other people they’re about.” 2005 — Taylor dates Brandon Borello, a senior, during her freshman year of high school.