As if anyone needed a reminder that #Squad Goals, in this respect, will ultimately never be achieved in actuality.

In case you hadn't noticed, hashtagging something-or-other along with the word "goals" has become a thing (like flawless, shipping and having no chill) that, when parsed semantically, doesn't actually mean what the juxtaposition of words would indicate.

And yet it has taken on a life of its own, moving beyond the realm of fitness and careers and spreading its tentacles into relationships, boyfriends, bromances, pets, apartments, brunch, dinner, offices and life in general.

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Dating, like any other intimate activity shared between two people, should be private.

But as anyone who's ever been gotten their share of "So, are you seeing anyone?

At Sunday's 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, which as far as we could tell involved Swift and roughly four other people, the crop-top-rockin' star walked the red carpet with, sat with and ultimately accepted Video of the Year while flanked by her pack of supermodel/actress/singer besties of Victoria's Secret, and Instagram fame.

There was of course a reason for what otherwise would have been the most annoying thing ever—the entire bevy of beauties, including Mariska Hargitay, appeared in Swift's "Bad Blood" video, which topped Beyoncé's "7/11," among others, for the night's top honor.

The pop star, known as much for romantic life as for her music, "I think the media has sent me a really unfair message over the past couple of years, which is that I'm not allowed to date for excitement, or fun, or new experiences or learning lessons.

I'm only allowed to date if it's for a lasting, multiple-year relationship. And I don't think it's fair."That intense scrutiny — what kind of dating is acceptable, what you should be looking for, whether you should be dating at all — isn't just directed at celebrities.

Taylor is caught in a lie, Kanye is not the bully she's always painted him to be, and "the narrative" that Taylor mentions has been completely upended.

Throughout her career, Taylor has made few missteps, but Kim's Snapchat exposé is a blow to her reputation that cannot be ignored.

Throughout the "Famous" saga (which has been playing out for five months now), Taylor has maintained that she did not give Kanye West permission for the line, "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why?