Hayley Williams Reveals Inspiration Behind 'Bad Blood' Character Name

Hayley Williams of Paramore at iHeartRadio 2014
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Hayley Williams of the music group Paramore performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

When it was revealed that Hayley Williams would be playing a character named The Crimson Curse in Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" video, it turns out the inspiration behind the moniker wasn't just picked because of the Paramore singer's flame-red hair.

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After the video's premiere at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards over the weekend, Williams headed to social media to reveal the real reason she opted for that alter-ego in the star-studded visual.

When asked by a fan on Twitter why she picked that name, she shared: "because what is as brutal as a period? NOTHING I TELL YA."

Well there you go.




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