Taylor Swift 2019 VMA Acceptance Speech Transcript - transcription powered by Happy Scribe

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This is a fan voted award. I first want to say thank you to the fans because in this video, several points were made. So you voting for this video means that you want a world where we're all treated equally under the law. Regardless of how we identify at the end of this video, there was a petition and there still is a petition. For the Equality Act, which basically just says we all deserve equal rights under the law. And that's why I want to thank everyone who signed the petition, because it now has half a million signatures, which.

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Which is five times the amount that it would need to warrant a response from the White House. I love my cast. I'm so grateful to everyone who was in this video, the ones who are here, the ones who are at home. We love you so much. Thank you for doing this with us. I love my co-executive producer, Todd Recall. I love my. I'm so grateful to my co-director, Drew Kearse. Thank you so much.

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And thank you to the fans for everything you do for us. My cast lived their lives so authentically. Thank you for being the example that you are. I love you guys so much. Thank you, MTV, for lifting up this point in this video. We love. Aye aye aye aye aye aye aye aye.