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Did Katy Perry Just Respond to the Taylor Swift-Kanye West Drama?

by Rachel McRady 1:54 AM PDT, July 18, 2016
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“Rise”-ing to the occasion? Katy Perry picked an opportune moment to promote her new single “Rise” on Sunday night. The GRAMMY nominee took to Twitter amid some intense drama between her music industry nemesis, Taylor Swift, and power couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

“#RISE above it all,” the singer tweeted along with a link to her new single on iTunes.

WATCH: Taylor Swift Responds to Kim Kardashian Leaking Her Phone Call With Kanye West: This Is 'Character Assassination'

The tweet happened shortly after Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians aired. In the episode the famous family focused on Kanye’s controversial single “Famous,” specifically Taylor’s knowledge of the song and the lyric about her.

Kim took to Snapchat shortly after the episode aired, posting videos of a phone conversation between Taylor and Kanye in which the “Blank Space” singer seemingly gushed about the tune. But soon after, Taylor clapped back on social media, posting a response of her own.

Tom Hiddleston’s new lady love called the clips “character assassination” and said she never heard the song before its release or knew that Kanye would refer to her as “that b**ch.”

Katy and Taylor have been at odds since Taylor released her single “Bad Blood” and told Rolling Stone that it was about another female in the industry who allegedly stole dancers from her before a tour. The song has since been linked to the “Roar” singer.

That moment when Kanye West secretly records your phone call, then Kim posts it on the Internet.

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on

Recently, Taylor’s ex, Calvin Harris, also got in on the beef, calling out Taylor for taking credit for writing his new hit song, “This Is What You Came Here For.”

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“I know you’re off tour and you need someone new to try and bury like Katy ETC but I’m not that guy, sorry. I won’t allow it,” he recently tweeted.

At the time, Katy seemingly responded with a mischievous Hillary Clinton GIF.

Katy isn’t the only celeb weighing in on Sunday night’s drama. Selena Gomez took to Twitter, saying, “There are more important things to talk about… Why can’t people use their voice for something that f**king matters?” And Chloe Grace Moretz and Khloe Kardashian got into an ugly, NSFW back and forth.

Other stars took a more subtle approach. For instance, many fans pointed to Demi Lovato liking a tweet that read, “I LOVE KIM KARDASHIAN” as a slight toward Taylor.

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