This Taylor Swift 'Bad Blood' Parody Video Targets U.K. Tampon Tax

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Taylor Swift in the video for "Bad Blood."

In hindsight, this Taylor Swift parody was probably inevitable.

Quick update from across the pond, courtesy of MTV U.K.: "Cariad Lloyd and Jenny Bede have created a pretty (ahem) bloody brilliant parody version of [Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' music video]. Their purpose? To convince [British politician] George Osborne to get rid of the ridiculous 5% tax placed on very necessary women’s sanitary products, which are currently classed as 'non-essential, luxury' items."

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They also note that a petition titled "Stop Taxing Periods" currently has over 242,700 signatures -- so people are pretty riled up about this, which means it's time for a parody video to educate the public.

Take it away, ladies.

h/t U.K. MTV


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