In a new interview with Glamour, Demi griped that Taylor Swift and her famous (or infamous, depending on who you ask) squad aren't necessarily the pro-girl power group they seem. Now, E! News reports Taylor's unhappy about what was said in the story.
"I don't see anybody in any sort of squad that has a normal body. It's kind of this false image of what people should look like. And what they should be like, and it's not real," Demi told Glamour.
According to E!, Taylor found that and other statements Demi made about her "unnecessary."
"Taylor has a tight group of women in her life that all have her and each others' back and sometimes people just want that," an insider tells the website. "She thought it was unnecessary for [Demi] to make those comments. They both have never been really good friends."
Demi went on to take issue with Taylor's "Bad Blood" video, widely seen to have been an attack on Katy Perry following some not-so-nice comments Katy made about Taylor (anybody else see a trend here?!).
"I think that having a song and a video about tearing Katy Perry down, that's not women's empowerment," Demi told Glamour. "We all do things that aren't, but I have to ask myself, 'Am I content with calling myself a feminist?' Yes, because I speak out."
Looking ahead, though, it seems Demi plans to speak out less, at least on social media and in the press. After her interview ran, Taylor's fans accused her of going overboard in regard to what she said about their idol. The backlash was apparently intense enough that Demi decided to step out of the limelight for now.
In a series of tweets, she posted, "I get asked questions. I answer them. Sue me. … Also don't forget that words can be taken out of context when doing interviews.. still not apologizing for saying what everyone want to say."
She went on to ask why anyone is so invested in one singer's comments anyway, tweeting, "Do y'all watch the news? Don't y'all got s--t to worry about?"
Finally, Demi announced she was done. "So excited for 2017," she posted. "Taking a break from music and the spotlight.. I am not meant for this business and the media."
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