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Olivia Rodrigo is in the throes of a press tour, ahead of the upcoming release of her second album, Guts. It’s one of the most anticipated albums of the year, and for good reason: Sour was an excellent, award-winning debut; the two singles from Guts thus far have been fantastic; Rodrigo has readily proven herself a charming, funny, talented young musician.
But there’s one thing I cannot stop fixating on: Are Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift fighting?
The New York Times published a profile of Rodrigo this week that only reinforced my need for this question to be answered. Let me quote this eyebrow-raising part of the piece in full: