According to BuzzfeedNews, Taylor Swift’s publicist tried to defend her making the list of the top polluting celebrity for the use of her private jet.
Her CO2 emissions lead a list of many celebrities’ private jets. She was number one. Others in the top 10 include Oprah, Jay Z, Kim Kardashian, and even country music’s own Blake Shelton.
Taylor’s people said this, “Taylor’s jet is loaned out regularly to other individuals. To attribute most or all of these trips to her is blatantly incorrect.”
Taylor is yet to personally address the mounting backlash.
Social media went nuts
you’ve really gotta hand it to taylor swift’s publicist bc “she generously rents out her jet for her poorer friends who can’t afford their own personal jets to use” is the funniest possible way to put a humanitarian spin on her carbon emissions— Scream: The TV Series Belated Emmy Campaign (@ladiedbird) July 30, 2022
“I don’t care who’s on the plane, it shouldn’t be making all those flights and producing all those emissions,” one person said in response. “If you own it, you’re responsible for it. They should all be flying commercial (and flying less).”
“If I loan you my credit card, I’m the one who pays it off. I don’t think anyone thought she alone made all 170 trips within 200 days … I wish she would’ve realized she’s still accountable.”