She's erasing herself from the narrative

By Dylan Kickham
July 18, 2016 at 03:22 PM EDT
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After Kim Kardashian released video footage of Taylor Swift speaking with Kanye West about his infamous “Famous” lyric — “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous” — on Sunday night, Swift promptly posted a response that featured one line very familiar to fans of the hit musical Hamilton.

After writing that she had never actually heard the song and thus couldn’t approve it, Swift wrote, “I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative.” Hamilton fans immediately drew the comparison between that phrase and one that Phillipa Soo’s character of Eliza Schuyler sings in her emotional ballad “Burn”: “I’m erasing myself from the narrative.”

Mourning a cheating husband and trying to end a celebrity feud aren’t all that different, right? See some tweets about the comparison below.

Genre: Musical; Starring: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Christopher Jackson, Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry; Director: Thomas Kail; Author: Lin-Manuel Miranda; Opening Date: 08/06/15
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