Taylor Swift's $10 million diamond bath

When Taylor Swift shoots a video, she goes all-out. Jeweler Neil Lane confirmed on his Instagram page that all of the diamond jewelry Taylor’s wearing in the bathtub scene in her video for “Look What You Made Me Do” is real.

Lane provided the diamonds for the video, and has admitted that he had to enter a vault to gather enough jewels for the video. The bathtub filled with diamonds is reported to have been worth $10 million and it is said that an “insane” amount of security was involved.

Lane commented, “They wanted an over-the-top, glamorous look so we gave them unprecedented access to my collection. And wow what an amazing turnout, diamonds have never looked better!”

Many fans believe the video to be full of cryptic messages and references to the singer’s life in the public eye, media attention and regular image reinvention. Some have speculated that the bathtub shot could be a reference to Kim Kardashian, after the star was tied up in a bathtub during a gunpoint jewelry robbery in Paris last year. Initial reports from the Kardashian heist believed her stolen jewels to be worth $11 million, before the real figure was revealed to be lower.

The image also bears a resemblance to the bath of pearls seen in Katy Perry’s “This Is How We Do” music video, and the bath of jewels Britney Spears was photographed in for a YM Magazinecover in September 2000.

And a lone dollar bill, probably referencing the figure Swift was awarded after winning a recent sexual assault trial, can also be seen in the bathtub.


Taylor sent a thank you to some special people who helped make her “Look What You Made Me Do” video possible. The 27-year-old singer sent flowers and a card to all the dancers who took part in the video, including her BFF, YouTube star Todrick Hall. The dancers helped keep Taylor’s song and video top secret before she released it over the weekend. “Thanks for keeping our secret. :) I’m so proud of it and I hope you will be too,” Taylor wrote in the card. She signed it, “Sending my love and gratitude, Taylor.”

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