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U.S. District Court Judge Dismisses Copyright Lawsuit Against Taylor Swift by Quoting T-Swift Lyrics

On Nov 2., musician killjoy Jessie Braham filed a copyright lawsuit against T-Swift. The suit sought $42 million in damages and songwriting credit for her hit “Shake It Off,” because his less catchy song (which honestly sounds like a joke a musician would make) that he copyrighted in February 2013, has similar lyrics.

Don’t get me wrong. “Shake It Off” sounds a lot like somebody’s middle-aged white mom that thinks seasoning food is ‘urban’ trying to to be hip for the kids, but at least it isn’t a slow jam called “Haters Gone Hate“.

If you ask me the real victim, here is 90’s R&B girl group 3LW, whose legacy Taylor Swift has besmirched with her bland rhythmless white-girl-ness.

But anyway, this guy is a tool and you can tell Judge Standish 100% did not take him seriously by her dismissal of his suit, which is at least 50% Taylor Swift lyrics.

“As currently drafted, the Complaint has a blank space — one that requires Braham to do more than write his name. And, upon consideration of the Court’s explanation … Braham may discover that mere pleading BandAids will not fix the bullet holes in his case. At least for the moment, Defendants have shaken off this lawsuit.”

What a time to be alive.

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