Taylor Swift’s rep has responded to a report criticizing the number of private jets the singer has taken so far this year.
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On July 29, analysts at marketing firm Yard published a document on the CO2 emissions of celebrity private jets, saying the Shake It Off singer flew 170 flights between January 1 and July 19.
The site, which calls Taylor Swift the ‘biggest celebrity CO2 polluter year-to-date’, says her total emissions for flights for the year were 8,293.54 tonnes. rather than by private jet, via public transport, for example).
A spokesperson for Taylor Swift posted a response in which she insisted she “loans” the Popstar flight to others. “Taylor’s jet is constantly being loaned out to others. “To attribute most or all of these journeys to him is completely false,” he opined in Rolling Stone.
Floyd Mayweather, Jay-Z, Blake Shelton, Steven Spielberg, Kim Kardashian and Mark Wahlberg are also on the list of heavy polluters.
Meanwhile, Drake recently came under fire when it emerged that his private jet was used for short distances (including a 14-minute flight). The rapper said he was not on the plane at the time. “They’re just moving the planes to whatever airport we’re storing them at,” he said, referring to the controversy in the comments under a post from the Real Toronto News Instagram account. “Nobody took this flight,” Drake assures.
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