Taylor Swift’s Rep Fires Back at Photographer Who Called Her a Hypocrite

TIME

A rep for Taylor Swift has fired back at a photographer who accused her of hypocrisy after her victory over Apple, saying he misrepresented her policy towards concert photography.

On Sunday, the “Shake It Off” singer scored a big win against Apple, which reversed its policy of not paying artists during a free three-month trial of its new Apple Music service after Swift lambasted the tech company in an open letter.

But freelance photographer Jason Sheldon says that Swift has a similar policy when it comes to professionals photographing her concerts. Sheldon posted a contract he signed to shoot the singer’s 2011 show in Birmingham, England, which said, “Photographs may be used on a one-time only basis for news or information purposes.” The contract also gave Swift’s management company “perpetual, worldwide use” over the photos.

“You say in your letter to Apple that “Three months is a long time…

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