Taylor Swift has called in lawyers after a private phone conversation with Kanye West was leaked by the rapper’s wife Kim Kardashian.
Kim claims the video footage, which emerged over the weekend, showed the squeaky-clean pop star approve controversial lyrics to Kanye’s song Famous.
However, Taylor, 26, remains adamant she never heard the full track before its release in February and did not realise she would be referred to as “that bitch”.
She said in a statement yesterday: “You cannot approve a song that you haven’t heard.
“Being falsely painted as a liar when I was never given the full story or played any part of the song is character assassination.”
Famous referenced Kanye’s interruption of Taylor’s speech when she won a gong at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2009.