The music star believes that female artists have traditionally been treated as ‘gladiators’ who have to compete extremely closely with each other in order to survive in business.
Singer Taylor Swift It has taken a very unflattering x-ray of the contemporary pop scene and, more specifically, of the culture that has traditionally prevailed within it. So much so, that in his last interview with the newspaper The Sun, the performer established a curious simile between the most commercial music business and the dystopian world of The Hunger Games, to the point of affirming that female artists have been treated on many occasions as Gladiators.
Taylor Swift compares pop music to The Hunger Games
Throughout her interesting conversation with the tabloid, the author highlighted the excess of competitiveness that exists too often among younger female vocalists, somewhat conditioned by the sector’s own operation and intensified by the realistic rivalry in which some from his fans.
The fact that public scrutiny and media value judgments are an inescapable part of this curious ‘game’, as the American has pointed out, only accentuates that feeling that, in order to survive in the profession, one has to «fight for his life» and, consequently, to end the enemy: a very destructive and unfair dynamic in the opinion of Taylor.
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“I feel like pop music is a bit like ‘The Hunger Games’ and that we are a kind of gladiator who has to fight each other. It can become very intense, both due to self-analysis and that of others », declared the American artist in a moment of her talk with the newspaper.