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Everything You Need To Know About Taylor Swift's Famous Besties

June 9, 2015 by Sara Alderman
shefinds | Celebrity

By now, you've probably seen Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" video (if not, watch it here ASAP!). Many of her uber-famous friends, including Grammy-winning artists, Victoria's Secret Angels and Oscar-nominated actresses, are featured in the vid. Find out everything you need to know about Tay's A-squad (T-squad?) in this slideshow.

[Photos: Splash News]

Name: Karlie Kloss

Age: 22

Occupation: Supermodel. You know her as a former Victoria's Secret Angel. She's also walked for every designer, posed in every major fashion mag and modeled for tons of ad campaigns.

How she met Taylor: Taylor called out Karlie in a 2012 issue of Vogue, saying she wanted to bake cookies with the model and, as all millennials do, Karlie responded to the comments on Twitter. The rest is history!

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

Name: Hailee Steinfeld

Age: 18

Occupation: Actresses. You probably know her from True Grit or Pitch Perfect 2.

How she met Taylor: Through mutual friend Emma Stone.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Selena Gomez

Age: 22

Occupation: Singer/Actress

How she met Taylor: The two dated Jonas Brothers back in the day (Selena was with Nick and Taylor was with Joe).

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

Name: Ellie Goulding

Age: 28

Occupation: Singer/Songwriter. Her hits include "Love Me Like You Do," "Anything Can Happen," and "Burn."

How she met Taylor: We don't know how, but in typical Taylor fashion, she geeked out when she first met Ellie.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

Name: Martha Hunt

Age: 26

Occupation: Model. She was announced as one of Victoria's Secret's newest Angels earlier this year. She's also modeled for Free People.

How she met Taylor: We're guessing the two met at the VS fashion show in 2013.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Lena Dunham

Age: 29

Occupation: Actress/Author/Screenwriter/Producer/Director. You know her as Hannah from Girls/the girl who always gets naked on TV.

How she met Taylor: The two praised each other's work on Twitter back in 2012. Also, Lena's boyfriend, Jack Antonoff, co-wrote two songs on Swift's latest album, 1989.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Hayley Williams

Age: 26

Occupation: Singer. You know her as the frontwoman of the band Paramore.

How she met Taylor: T.Swift's mom set them up! She introduced the two at a Grammys party in 2008.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

Name: Jamie King

Age: 36

Occupation: Actress/Model. You most likely know her either from her early modeling days or as Lemon from Hart of Dixie.

How she met Taylor: At a Weinstein & Co. Golden Globes party in 2014. Now she's the godmother to Jamie's second child.

Is she in Bad Blood? That would be a no, don't think she could handle the video's stunts preggers.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Gigi Hadid

Age: 20

Occupation: Model. You know her from Maybelline ads or Sport's Illustrated's Swimsuit issue. She's also made appearances on The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills with her mom, Yolanda Foster.

How she met Taylor: You know, the young Hollywood scene (or so we assume).

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

Names: Este, Danielle and Alana Haim

Ages: 29, 26, 23

Occupation: Singers. You know them as the band HAIM.

How they met Taylor: As all T-Swift friendships apparently begin, Twitter love fests.

Are they in Bad Blood? No, unfortunately.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Serayah

Age: 19

Occupation: Actress/Singer. You know her as Tiana from Empire.

How she met Taylor: We're assuming through mutual girl-power pals.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Lily Aldridge

Age: 29

Occupation: Model. You know her as a Victoria's Secret Angel and from the Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Swimsuit cover.

How she met Taylor: Taylor came to Lily's husband's show (He's Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon) and the two realized they're neighbors in Nashville.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Ed Sheeran

Age: 24

Occupation: Singer/Somgwriter/Prodcuer. You know him as the dude with a sick voice who turns all your thoughts about love into lyrics.

How he met Taylor: Through mutual music industry connections.

Is he in Bad Blood? Nope.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Cara Delevingne

Age: 22

Occupation: Model/Actress. You probably know her from Instagram or basically any catwalk, fashion mag, etc.

How she met Taylor: At the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, where the pair mutually threw shade at their ex, Harry Styles.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Zendaya

Age: 18

Occupation: Actress/Singer. You know her from Disney Chanel shows, Dancing With the Stars or her feud with Giuliana Rancic.

How she met Taylor: We're not sure exactly how, but the two must share mutual friends.

Is she in Bad Blood? Yes.

Name: Lorde

Age: 18

Occupation: Singer. You know her as the girl who will never be royal.

How she met Taylor: The two must have a mutual love for burgers because they met at Shake Shack.

Is she in Bad Blood? Ugh, no, we wish.

[Photo: Instagram]

Name: Sarah Hyland

Age: 24

Occupation: Actress. She's Haley on Modern Family!

How she met Taylor: Not really sure but probably through friends. Sarah's current boyfriend, Dominic Sherwood, starred in Tay's "Style" video.

Is she in Bad Blood? No.

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Sara Alderman has covered topics from fashion to beauty and beyond.

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