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Cindy Crawford Appearing as Headmistress in Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Video

One of the most recognizable models of all time is officially confirmed for Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video.

In a Friday afternoon Tweet, Swift confirmed that the iconic Cindy Crawford will appear in the eagerly anticipated new video. She will play “Headmistress.”

Of all the celebrities confirmed for “Bad Blood,” Crawford is the first legitimate surprise. The previous names, while very high-profile, were all either photographed on set or present on rumored cast lists.

In addition to Crawford’s Headmistress, the confirmed character list includes Taylor Swift’s Catastrophe, Lily Aldridge’s Frostbyte, Zendaya’s Cut-Throat, Hayley Williams’ The Crimson Curse, Gigi Hadid’s Slay-Z, Ellie Goulding’s Destructa X, Hailee Steinfeld’s The Trinity, Lena Dunham’s Lucky Fiori, Kendrick Lamar’s Welvin da Great, Karlie Kloss’ Knockout, Serayah’s Dilemma, Jessica Alba’s Domino, Martha Hunt’s HomeSlice, Ellen Pompeo’s Luna, Mariska Hargitay’s Justice and Cara Delevingne’s Mother Chucker.

The video debuts during Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.

Cindy Crawford as Headmistress in Taylor Swift's Bad Blood video
Cindy Crawford as Headmistress in Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood video

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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