WATCH: Taylor Swift smashes patriarchy in her new music video for 'The Man'

Taylor Swift (Photo: Screengrab, YouTube)
Taylor Swift (Photo: Screengrab, YouTube)

Taylor Swift has finally released the video for her song, The Man on Thursday afternoon.

In case you haven't heard the song yet, the lyrics - which are showcased by a catchy beat – highlight the sexist double standards that women are subjected to daily.

Some of the lyrics in the chorus are: "I'm so sick of running/As fast as I can/Wondering if I'd get there quicker/If I was a man/And I'm so sick of them/Coming at me again/'Cause if I was a man/Then I'd be the man."

Taylor wrote, starred in and directed the video, which makes reference to The Wolf of Wall Street, a film that starred Leonardo DiCaprio, who is namechecked in the song.

The Man is featured on Taylor's chart topping album, Lover, which was released last year.

Check out our review here. 


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