Taylor Swift's Grammy acceptance speech throws shade at Kanye West

Many Grammy watchers are interpreting Taylor Swift’s words after accepting album of the year honours as shade thrown at her perennial nemesis, Kanye West.

Swift insists the rap star wasn't the one who made her famous

Taylor Swift arrives at the 58th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/Associated Press)

Taylor Swift's album of the year acceptance speech at the 2016 Grammys had a message of empowerment for young women.

"As the first woman to win album of the year at the Grammys twice, I want to say to all the young women out there: There are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame."

She went on to say that if they just focus on the work they're doing, "Someday when you get where you're going, you'll look around and you'll know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there."

It's an uplifting message, sure, but many are also interpreting Swift's words as shade thrown at her perennial nemesis, Kanye West.

The two got in a new beef last week over one of the lyrics on his new album, "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/Why? I made that bitch famous."

The lyric is of course referencing the time that West interrupted Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV VMAs.

Some Twitter users seemed amazed that the now seven-year-old quarrel was still ongoing

One person referenced Kanye's pleas to Mark Zuckerberg to invest in his business ideas

Others joked about West's reportedly massive debt

Some were staunchly on Team Swift

Others, not so much


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