(Swift originally disputed this, so the Internet declared her a liar.) Besides West, Swift was mostly left out of the proceedings, even though she was an obvious and timely topic.Not only was she last year’s video-of-the-year winner for “Bad Blood” and the star of the show with her squad, she wrote the song that won this year’s prize for male video of the year: “This Is What You Came For,” recorded by her ex-boyfriend, Calvin Harris.“Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon dressed up in Lochte casual attire and silver hair.Fallon-as-Lochte: “Who had the best video of the year? I couldn’t tell you even if there was a gun to my head, which there isn’t.” The obvious theory for a Swift joke-free VMAs is that although the pop superstar’s reputation has taken a hit over the past few months, MTV would still like to remain in the Taylor Swift business, because she is ratings gold.
Fox at a party and asked him how he'd feel if Sam and Taylor started dating. "Taylor Swift writes songs about everybody she goes out with, right? "It was just a joke, and I think it was actually a very benign joke," she said.