Lorde defends bestie Taylor Swift after Diplo butt diss

By Michele Corriston
Updated November 13, 2014 05:31 PM

The claws are out. Katy Perry‘s rumored boyfriend Diplo proved he really is a Katy-Cat, throwing shade at Taylor Swift by snarkily offering to fund a cosmetic enhancement for her backside.

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“Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty,” he Tweeted on Wednesday, instantly incurring the wrath of a million Swifties. (As Swift sings, “Why you gotta be so mean?”)

Sure, butts are a hot topic because of Kim Kardashian‘s nude Paper shoot, but Diplo’s body-shaming comments smack of more than just bizarre masochism: In a September
Rolling Stone
article, Swift said she wrote “Bad Blood” about a fellow pop princess who tried to sabotage her tour — and the “Roar” singer seemingly responded by Tweeting, “Watch out for the Regina George in sheep’s clothing … ”

Diplo took his aggression one step further:: He also shared a link to a Fundly page aiming to raise $3,500 for Swift (it has $45 so far).

One star rushing to Swift’s defense? Lorde, who shut the DJ down with a Tweet of her own: “should we do something about your tiny penis while we’re at it hm.” Point, Lorde.

No word from Swift (or Perry) yet, but she’ll probably just “Shake it Off.” After all, haters gonna hate hate hate hate hate.

Tell us: Is Diplo being sassy or just plain cruel?

— Michele Corriston