The singer also spoke about her fight with Kanye West and ended her rivalry with Katy Perry
Taylor Swift began the anticipated tour of her album Reputation at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona
The singer invited Charli XCX and Camila Cabello, their opening acts to take the stage and the three interpreted the hit of Swift, “Shake it Off”.
The star began the concert talking about his “reputation” and about the vipers that predominate in the staging.
“A couple of years ago, a person called me a viper on social networks and that comment took force and after many people said many things about me, I went through some very hard times because I went through times when I did not know if I was going to to be able to continue doing this , “Swift said in reference to his fight with Kanye West who said in his song” Famous “,” I made that pu … Famous “.
The controversy between the two artists was enhanced when Kim Kardashian shared a video on social media of a phone call between West and Swift to show that she did know about the song and agreed with the lyrics.
The reality star also wrote at that time about National Viper Day, which many interpreted as an attack on Swift.
“Wait, is it really National Viper Day? They have a day for everyone, for everything I wanted to say.”
Wait it’s legit National Snake Day?!?!?They have holidays for everybody, I mean everything these days! 🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) July 17, 2016
In the recital, Taylor Swift explained to her fans that she has accepted the image of the viper that is now present in her videos and shows.
“I wanted to convey a message to you that if someone uses names to bully them on social networks, and even if many more people adhere to those comments, you should not let them defeat you,” the singer said. , make him strengthen them. ”
When Taylor threw shade. The interpreter thanked her audience for the support they have given her during difficult times.
“I think the lesson in all this is that we should not care what people who do not know do not matter to us, the important thing is that we are understood by those who do know us, those who are there with you, people who see you as a Be thankful, thank you, thank you for taking the time to get to know me, for being there to support me, for seeing me as a human being , “said the artist.
Katy Perry sent Taylor an olive branch for the opening night of the reputation Stadium Tour! pic.twitter.com/6GDamcxezI
— Taylor Swift Updates (@TSwiftPR) May 8, 2018
Taylor Swift also thanked on social networks his former rival, Katy Perry, who sent him a peace offering with a letter in which he said he had been reflecting and wanted to leave behind their conflicts and apologized for any misunderstanding. Swift, excitedly thanked Perry’s gesture ending this fight that Swift documented in his song “Bad Blood”.