Can Taylor Swift Shake Off Lawsuit Over Her ‘Shake It Off’ Lyrics?

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Can Taylor Swift Shake Off Lawsuit Over Her ‘Shake It Off’ Lyrics?
Haters, they gonna hate. On Monday, songwriters for the girl group 3Lw sued Taylor Swift, claiming that her 2014 hit “Shake It Off” ripped off their own 2001 song “Playas Gon’ Play.” In the complaint filed in U.S. District Court, plaintiffs Sean Hall and Nathan Butler, who co-wrote the “Playas Gon’ Play,” claim, “‘Shake It Off’ copies and includes Plaintiff’s lyrics phrase, ‘Playas, they gonna play / And haters, they gonna hate’ by featuring the lyrical phrase ‘Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play and the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate’ prominently throughout the chorus of...
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