“The lawsuit is really happening”: Latest Development in Taylor Swift’s AI Images Controversy Brings a Good News to Her Supporters

A lawsuit is highly likely for the Taylor Swift AI-generated images controversy

"The lawsuit is really happening": Latest Development in Taylor Swift's AI Images Controversy Brings a Good News to Her Supporters

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  • Taylor Swift's AI generated p*rnographic images were uploaded to X recently which enraged the fans of the singer all around the world.
  • A source close to the singer also opened up recently and revealed that the singer is possibly even going to sue the person who uploaded the images.
  • Taylor Swift's X handle was made unsearchable for a few hours ago and fans continued to discuss how this was done to protect the singer.
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Taylor Swift is one of the most established singers in the industry at the moment and is constantly making headlines for one reason or another. The American singer’s fame has known no limits over these past few years and has continued to skyrocket. However, the last week has been tough on the singer as some AI-generated nude images of Swift were uploaded to X(formerly Twitter) which has got the whole Swiftie community enraged.

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Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift’s AI Images Controversy

On January 24 earlier this week, edited p*rnographic AI-generated images of the American singing sensation, Taylor Swift were uploaded to X(formerly Twitter) but X quickly took down the images as it violated their policies. However, the images were grabbed by deepfake p*rn sites which have continued to spread these images and are trying to ruin the public image of the global sensation.

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Although Taylor Swift herself had released no statements surrounding the scandal, a source close to the singer opened up recently to the Daily Mail and revealed that the singer is also considering legal action in this situation. The source said,

“Whether or not legal action will be taken is being decided but there is one thing that is clear: these fake AI generated images are abusive, offensive, exploitative, and done without Taylor’s consent and/or knowledge.”

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Also read: Who is the Man Behind Taylor Swift’s Explicit AI Images, Fans Think They Have Found the Culprit

The Swiftie community has also swamped X with their support for the singer in the meantime.

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Taylor Swift’s X account was unsearchable yesterday

Seeing the enrage of the Swiftie community and the confusion around the Taylor Swift AI images controversy, X decided to make the account of the singer unsearchable for some time yesterday. Fans took to the social media platform and discussed how this was being done to protect Swift. One fan even wrote that this might just be a sign that a lawsuit might really be happening after all.

The release of Taylor Swift’s AI-generated images did not only get the attention of the social media platform but the news even got the attention of the White House. The Press Secretary of the White House, Karine Jean-Pierre also talked about the same in one press conference and she even asked Congress to take suitable legislative actions. She said,

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We are alarmed by the reports of the…circulation of images that you just laid out – of false images to be more exact, and it is alarming…we believe they have an important role to play in enforcing [social media companies’] own rules to prevent the spread of misinformation, and non-consensual, intimate imagery of real people.

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Also read: “It is alarming”: Taylor Swift AI Images Controversy Now Has the Attention of the White House

Despite the magnitude of the situation, Taylor Swift is not the first celebrity to fall victim to AI-generated images. Celebrities such as Tom Hanks, Mr. Beast, Scarlett Johannson, and Kristen Bell have also fallen victim to such AI-generated deepfakes in the past, causing privacy concerns.

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Written by Shikhar Tiwari

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Shikhar Tiwari is a Hollywood news author at Fandom Wire. He is a student at Manipal University Jaipur currently aspiring to be a Computer Science Engineer. Shikhar loves to combine his passion for writing with his love for Hollywood updates.