Taylor Swift’s punch-the-air moment for girls

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Do not feel guilty about a man being punished for sexual assault, says the singer The courtroom sketches of Taylor Swift giving testimony during a civil trial over an allegation that she was groped, are like fan art by someone who hates her. A sort of… face shape? You know, up, then round, then down. Then a bit of yellow, for the hair? A top! Let’s draw a top, a suggestion of a top. Arms? Mouth? Maybe, if we have time. She stands in court at the end of a story that started in 2013, when Swift took part in a meet-and-greet, and posed for a photo with a Denver radio host called David Mueller. As the photo was taken, in front of a crowd of fans, Swift says, Mueller (51 to her 23) put his hand up the back of her skirt and grabbed “a handful of [her] ass”. The photo was later leaked, and, in it, smiling with her teeth, Swift is leaning away from him as if blown by a strong wind. After her management team reported the incident to his employer, for whom he’d been working backstage that night, he was fired. Continue reading...