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Gigi Hadid Playing “Slay-Z” in Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Music Video

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The fifth character for Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” video has officially been revealed.

On the heels of confirmation that Swift will play Catastrophe, Lily Aldridge will play Frostbyte, Zendaya will play Cut-Throat and Hayley Williams will play The Crimson Curse comes confirmation that model Gigi Hadid will appear as “Slay-Z.”

Swift confirmed the news in a Saturday morning Tweet.

Friendly with Taylor Swift, Hadid is one of several high-profile models–and one of many celebrities–set to appear in the “Bad Blood” video.

Produced in support of Swift’s fourth “1989” single, the video premieres at the May 17 Billboard Music Awards. It was directed by Joseph Kahn.

Gigi Hadid as "Slay-Z" in the Bad Blood Music Video
Gigi Hadid as “Slay-Z” in the Bad Blood Music Video

Written by Brian Cantor

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