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Original Content podcast: Netflix’s Taylor Swift documentary feels like a guarded self-portrait

Viewers are able to watch Swift grapple with everything from political opinions, health issues, family struggles and a shifting mindset as she grows up through her 20s in a highly-speculated, overly-publicized environment.

The documentary also offers an insight into the loneliness of her position as one of the most successful female musicians of all time. "They also coordinated on 'Miss Americana & the Heartbreak Prince", which inspired the film's title.

Often at the center of controversy, Swift is given a platform to share her side of the story without immediate comments, feedback or call-outs through Miss Americana.

She added: "You weren't invasive at all".

However, Lana Wilson's long-awaited documentary, Miss Americana, proved us wrong on all accounts.

Most notably, there is a personal scene in the documentary where Swift discusses trouble with her self image. While she does discreetly address their relationship, she clarifies that it will remain a private relationship.

Joe Alwyn is an English actor from North London, England.

As many fans had hoped it would, the film explores the infamous 2009 scandal, where Kanye West interrupted Swift's VMA acceptance speech.

I ended up with a greater knowledge of and sympathy for Swift, even though the objective of trying to elicit sympathy through a documentary is worth recognizing. "Fearless" won Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards, Country Music Association Awards, and the Academy of Country Music Awards.

"I want to love glitter and also stand up for the double standards that exist in our society", Swift says. "And it's kind of amusing, but it's also making a very serious point", she says. Over the past few years, though, she's learned to care less about being universally likable. "Nope. We don't do that anymore".

Likewise, at one point in the documentary, Swift says she won't support President Donald Trump because "he is a fascist". To complete her look, Taylor Swift opted for black thigh-high boots and matching jewellery. These events catapulted her decision to voice her political views.

The disconcerting part of this isn't that Swift holds such uninformed views about politics-her gifts lie elsewhere-it's her influence. The film emphasises the fragile nature of Swift's fame and the constant attacks she faces, not only from men but from fellow women eager to "tear her down".

He can be seen hugging his girlfriend after one of her arena concerts.

Contrasting the heavy theme of politics, the documentary finishes out by showcasing the release of Lover, ending with a previously unreleased track "Only The Young". Swift shares that she does not feel "muzzled anymore", and promises to reject misogyny and double standards.

This incident was a catalyst for many negative experiences for Swift.

Taylor Swift is one of those divas who look good in every hairstyle, be it wavy curly hair or sleek straight hairdo. "I'd first get an idea and I'd be like 'YES!'" she recalls. "They have to", is a memorable statement Swift makes towards the end of the film. The song, written by Swift, is about the insane world of politics set in a metaphorical high school. Her music is sometimes cliche, overly dramatic, but whole-heartedly honest.

Celebrities are real people who do not have any obligation to share details of their personal lives, but this documentary was Swift's attempt to be open and honest with the public. Instead, we admit to a guarded admiration for Swift and her music, and we enjoyed "Miss Americana" as a window into Swift's world.

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