Joseph Kahn is a 44-year-old director who’s spent the past 20 years working with an impressive roster of hip-hop and pop artists. Most recently, he directed Taylor Swift’s new video for “Look What You Made Me Do.” He’s also now nakedly attempting to incite a trolling war with Beyoncé fans. Don’t pay attention to him.
The would-be feud began a couple weeks back, when Swift released still images from “Look What You Made Me Do” that drew a few unflattering comparisons to scenes from Beyoncé’s “Formation” video. Kahn initially stuck to a polite defense: “I’ve worked with Beyoncé a few times,” he tweeted. “She’s an amazing person.