Laura Ingraham tells Taylor Swift to 'shake it off' after candidate she endorsed loses

George Back
Producer, Yahoo Entertainment

As results from the Tuesday midterm elections rolled in, so did the shade being thrown at pop star Taylor Swift. Back in October, Swift made a rare political statement on Instagram in which she encouraged fans to vote and said, “I will be voting for Phil Bredesen for Senate.”

Unfortunately for Swift, Republican candidate Marsha Blackburn won the historically GOP-held Senate seat.

The hosts from Fox News couldn’t have been happier to rub the defeat in Swift’s face. Host Laura Ingraham tweeted, “Hey @taylorswift13, haters gonna hate. #shakeitoff

Speaking of “haters gonna hate,” Laura probably isn’t thrilled that Democrats took control of the House from the Republicans. But still, even hard-core liberals like Stephen Colbert had to admit that Laura had a point. On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the comedian joked, “I guess Tay-Tay didn’t have that much sway-sway.”

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert airs weeknights at 11:35 on CBS.

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