In the new, full call, Kanye says, “What if I said I made you famous?” Taylor pushed back and sounded uncomfortable saying this:
Did you say that? Oh God. Well, what am I gonna do about it? I mean, it’s kind of whatever at this point. But, I mean, you gotta tell a story the way it happened to you and the way that you experienced it — you didn’t know who I was at that point. It doesn’t matter if I pulled 7 million records off [Fearless] before you did that [at the VMAs] — which is what happened.