On Monday, the musician released the video for her music, “Delicate,” and it didn’t take Twitter customers lengthy to level out that it appears to be like fairly much like a virtually Four-minute advert Spike Jonze directed for Kenzo World perfume in 2016 starring actress Margaret Qualley.
Many customers made the case by taking display grabs of each the video and the quick movie ― and putting them aspect by aspect.
In the video and the advert, Swift and Qualley each make foolish faces and dance awkwardly all through a elaborate venue sporting robes. Many of their dance strikes are related as properly.
Although the video and advert aren’t fully similar, they’re conceptually alike.
The video for “Delicate,” directed by her frequent collaborator Joseph Kahn, is about a global movie star — on this case, Swift — who abruptly turns into invisible to the plenty whereas attending a elaborate occasion.
The concept of not being seen is so liberating for Swift that she joyously tears off a part of her lengthy robe, kicks off her footwear and dances barefoot à la Maddie Ziegler-style via the venue, the subway after which in a metropolis avenue within the rain.
In Jonze’s advert, Qualley excuses herself from a elaborate occasion. Though she isn’t rendered invisible, the thought of leaving and discovering herself alone within the big venue is so liberating that she begins to crazily dance all through the area (and at one level, shoots lightning from her fingers, as a result of, why not?).
So far, no phrase from Swift or Kahn in regards to the commentary surrounding the similarities.
HuffPost reached out to Swift, Jonze and Kahn for remark, however didn’t obtain a response earlier than the publication of this text.