The "Atypical" star claps right back at the conservative media personality for taking a shot at Swift.
There's no doubt that Taylor Swift's first foray into politics energized voters, but her Senate candidate didn't win on Tuesday, and Fox News star Laura Ingraham offered some familiar advice: "Shake It Off."
The conservative media pundit trolled the pop star with her own lyrics on Tuesday evening after Rep. Marsha Blackburn, a Republican, beat out Swift's preferred candidate, former Governor Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, in the Tennessee race for Republican Senator Bob Corker's seat in the Senate.
But Swift doesn't have that much to shake off, as Democrat Jim Cooper -- the candidate she endorsed for the U.S. House of Representatives -- did win.
Swift didn't respond to Ingraham, but actor Michael Rapaport did. "You would ask he for a selfie if you met her," tweeted the Netflix star, who plays the father on "Atypical." Rapaport is a regular critic of Ingraham's, and raged against her earlier this year after the Fox News personality told Lebron James to "shut up and dribble."
You would ask he for a selfie if you met her.— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) November 7, 2018
Yo who does your BoTox Laura?
Dial it down.
You can’t open your mouth.
Your grill is Frozen
Swift first spoke out against Blackburn in October. "As much as I have in the past and would like to continue voting for women in office, I cannot support Marsha Blackburn," Swift wrote in a lengthy Instagram post that delighted many and predictably turned off Fox News personalities, who regularly rail on celebrities for voicing political opinions.
Swift savaged Blackburn's Congressional voting record in an Instagram post that has racked up well over 2.1 million "likes" since it was posted on Oct. 7. "Her voting record in Congress appalls and terrifies me. She voted against equal pay for women. She voted against the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which attempts to protect women from domestic violence, stalking, and date rape," Swift wrote in her length list of grievances. "She believes businesses have a right to refuse service to gay couples. She also believes they should not have the right to marry."
"These are not MY Tennessee values. I will be voting for Phil Bredesen for Senate and Jim Cooper for House of Representatives," she added. "Please, please educate yourself on the candidates running in your state and vote based on who most closely represents your values. For a lot of us, we may never find a candidate or party with whom we agree 100% on every issue, but we have to vote anyway."
She made a final plea to her fans a week before the election in another Instagram post, which has garnered 759,401 "likes," so far.
"These two Tennessee women voted for the candidate who has proven himself to be reasonable and trustworthy," Swift captioned an Instagram photo posing with her mother. "We want leadership, not fear-based extremism. Early voting goes til Thursday and Election Day is November 6. Please don’t sit this one out."