Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Taylor Swift Rare PR Mistake: Sends Flowers to Accused Domestic Abuser Singer Don McLean


Taylor Swift rarely makes a PR mistake. But she made a big one this time. She sent flowers and a hand written note to Don McLean, singer of the 8 minute “American Pie” when her 10 minute song, “All Too Well,” eclipsed his on the charts.

Taylor seems unaware that McLean’s reputation has been sorely damaged by accusations of physical and mental abuse by his daughter and ex wife. What is going on here? This McLean Insta post will become part of “Folklore” for “Evermore.” Maybe she should read this link as a start. And this one.


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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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