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Taylor Swift Reacts To John Cleese Insulting Her Cat — New Pic

Tue, October 14, 2014 7:59pm EDT by HL Intern 1 Comment

While Taylor’s love life often serves as the butt of many jokes, her beloved cat, Olivia Benson, became the new target during a recent TV appearance. See how Taylor reacted to John Cleese’s shocking insult!

Don’t mess with Taylor Swiftor her cat! The 24-year-old Grammy Award-winning artist came to Olivia Benson’s defense after comedian John Cleese, 74, insulted the singer’s feline to her face on The Graham Norton Show. Watch the video!

Taylor Swift Reacts To John Cleese’s Cat Insult — She Defends Olivia Benson

“How did it have the accident?” John asked Taylor, upon seeing a photo of Olivia. He was referencing her cat’s peculiar ears, to which he added, “Is that a proper cat?” (Watch the video above!)

On Oct. 13, Taylor posted an Instagram picture of her two cats, Olivia Benson and Meredith Grey, both of whom are named after the leading ladies on her favorite TV shows (Law & Order: SVU and Grey’s Anatomy, respectively), and sarcastically addressed John’s insult.

“‘Is that a proper cat?’ -John Cleese PS Meredith in the background just straight chillin,” Taylor captioned the photo below.

Taylor, we don’t think your cat is just “proper.” We think it’s pretty and purrrfect. 

Perfect can also easily describe Taylor Swift’s year thus far!

Taylor Swift Retweets Hysterical Fan Reactions To ‘Out Of The Woods’

Following her mega-hit “Shake It Off,” Taylor just released a new song, titled “Out Of The Woods,” which soared to the number one spot on iTunes after it’s release on Oct. 14.

The hit single is from her upcoming album, 1989, and it’s rumored to be about her ex, One Direction heartthrob, Harry Styles, 20!

Do you think Taylor Swift is a social media master?! Do you think she reacted well to John Cleese’s insult? Tell us what you think!

— Jordyn Shaffer

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