Taylor Swift has given a powerful performance at the American Music Awards where she was honoured with Artist of the Decade, amid her messy feud with Scooter Braun.
The 29-year-old pop star opened her career-spanning medley pointedly, performing the chorus of new album track The Man, a song about her frustration with sexist double standards.
She was dressed in what looked almost like a straitjacket, emblazoned with the titles of her previous albums she no longer owns, as she sang:
“I’m so sick of running as fast as I can / Wondering if I’d get there quicker if I was a man
And I’m so sick of them coming at me again / ‘Cause if I was a man then I’d be the man”
She also had her album names engraved into the piano she played at the end of the performance.
Twitter was thoroughly enjoying the spectacle, with one user claiming she threw “ultimate shade” at Braun.
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