Justin Bieber Reveals Where He Stands With Taylor Swift After Scooter Braun Drama
The two performers have not seen eye to eye in the past.In paparazzi footage published on YouTube, the pop star was asked if "everything is cool" between him and the superstar songstress and it sounds like he responded with, "We've always been cool." "Other people's drama is not my drama," Bieber added before driving away.
Taylor Swift 's former partner at Big Machine Label Group has released text messages between the two after Taylor 's post about Scooter Braun . # TaylorSwift .
After a few months of public détente, a bitter fight between some of the music industry’s most powerful figures was ratcheted up again on Thursday night when Taylor Swift called on her fervent army of fans to express their displeasure with the men she said were controlling her most recognizable music.
is taking sides.
took to social media on Thursday to allege that , Scott Borchetta, and her former label, Big Machine Records, from performing a medley of her hits at and stalling production on a planned Netflix documentary.
After the fact, many celebs -- including Gigi Hadid, Halsey, and Bieber's ex,-- of the 29-year-old singer, who wrote that the label would only allow the AMAs performance and Netflix doc if she agreed "to not of my songs next year (which is something I'm both legally allowed to do and looking forward to) and also told my team that I need to stop talking about him and Scooter Braun."
Big Machine Records Denies Taylor Swift’s Claims of Blocking Music Use
In a statement issued early Friday morning, Big Machine Records denied Taylor Swift’s claims that they are blocking the use of her music. Swift had said in social media posts late Thursday that her former record company, which is run by Scott Borchetta and his new partner Scooter Braun, are trying to nix her plans for a retrospective performance at the American Music Awards, as well as denying the use of her recordings for a newly revealed Netflix documentary.
Representatives for Big Machine Records and Scooter Braun did not immediately respond to request for comment form Insider. Scooter Braun just congratulated Taylor Swift on her new album amid their ongoing feud over the rights to her old music — here's everything we know about the celebrity
Taylor Swift ’s business drama with Scooter Braun and Big Machine Records continues to snowball, and she’s asking fans for help. In a lengthy note posted to her social media on Thursday night, Swift claimed that Braun and Big Machine founder Scott Borchetta have denied her the right to perform
However, Bieber, who's one of Braun's most high-profile clients, sided with the label in a post to his Instagram Story on Friday. Though he didn't write his own message, Bieber shared a screenshot of a TMZ article with a headline that reads, "Taylor Swift Free to Play All Her Hits During AMAs... Big Machine Can't Stop Her"
Bieberin support of his manager when Braun bought Big Machine and from Swift.
The headline that Bieber shared mimics whatto ET on Friday.
"At no point did we say Taylor could not perform on the AMAs or block her Netflix special. In fact, we do not have the right to keep her from performing live anywhere," the statement read in part.
Selena Gomez Stands Up for Taylor Swift Amid Her Music Battle: 'It's Greed, Manipulation and Power'
'My heart is so heavy right now.'In the early hours of Friday morning, the 27-year-old singer joined a growing number of famous voices coming out in support of Taylor Swift amid her battle against Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta of Big Machine for her music.
Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun ‘s ongoing drama has many of their fans and famous friends picking sides, including Justin Bieber . Upon learning that Braun had acquired Big Machine for 0 million on Sunday, Swift , 29, shared a Tumblr blog post expressing her disdain for Braun and claiming that
Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun have now said that I’m not allowed to perform my old songs on television because they claim that would be re- recording my music before A rep for Big Machine Label and a rep for Braun did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE.
A spokeswoman for Swift, however,in a followup statement to ET, writing that Borchetta "flatly denied the request for both American Music Awards and Netflix."
"Please notice in Big Machine's statement, they never actually deny either claim Taylor said last night in her post," Swift's statement added.
A Big Machine executive, however, tells ET: "Taylor can 100 percent perform all of her catalog, past and present, at the AMAs. Big Machine has no issue with her performance going out on live broadcast because it recognizes it doesn’t have the right to block her. Labels can’t block any artists from performing any songs live."
ET has reached out to Swift, Borchetta, Braun, Big Machine, Netflix and the AMAs for further comment.
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Taylor Swift's New Netflix Documentary Will Show a ''Raw'' Look Inside Her Life .
Taylor Swift's upcoming Netflix documentary will be a ''raw and emotionally revealing'' look inside her life. The film is set to have its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.Taylor Swift is hitting the big screen very, very soon. On Wednesday, Netflix shared the exciting news that the 29-year-old pop star's upcoming documentary would have its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in January. And no, we can't calm down.