Is There "Bad Blood" Between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry?

Who's being "Mean" to whom?

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Taylor Swift might be thisclose to achieving nirvana, but wait—is that Tropical Depression Katy Perry brewing on the otherwise cloudless horizon?

In the same Rolling Stone profile in which she declares herself a Shoshanna—minus the accidental crack element—and displays an impressive knowledge of security risks, the pop star also lets slip that she has a gnawing feeling something in her world is not quite Pinterest-perfect. (She just can't shake it off, if you know what we mean.)

Without naming names, Swift discusses the female artist she angry-sings about in "Bad Blood": "For years, I was never sure if we were friends or not," she says. "She would come up to me at awards shows and say something and walk away, and I would think, 'Are we friends, or did she just give me the harshest insult of my life?'" Then last year, the other star crossed a line. "She did something so horrible," Swift says. "I was like, 'Oh, we're just straight-up enemies.' And it wasn't even about a guy! It had to do with business. She basically tried to sabotage an entire arena tour. She tried to hire a bunch of people out from under me. And I'm surprisingly non-confrontational – you would not believe how much I hate conflict. So now I have to avoid her. It's awkward, and I don't like it."

Crushable and multiple online commenters have pinpointed Katy Perry, who appears to agree she's the other party involved in the burgeoning beef. She won't be shedding any tears on her guitar anytime soon, however. Instead, she tweeted a thinly veiled warning Tuesday morning: "Watch out for the Regina George in sheep's clothing."

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