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Taylor Swift Acceptance Speech Video at MTV VMAs 2013; Takes a Swipe at Harry Styles [Watch]

Taylor Swift won the Best Female Video Award at the 2013 Video Music Awards. While giving her acceptance speech she took a swipe at One Direction member Harry Styles.

By Aisha Reese, EnStars on Aug 25, 2013 10:54 PM EDT
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Taylor Swift accepts the award for best female video for "I Knew You Were Trouble" as presenters Daft Punk stand on stage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York August 25, 2013.
Taylor Swift accepts the award for best female video for "I Knew You Were Trouble" as presenters Daft Punk stand on stage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York August 25, 2013. (Photo : Reuters)

Taylor Swift won the Best Video Award at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. While giving her acceptance speech she took a sly swipe at One Direction band member and Swift's ex, Harry Styles.

Daft Punk made a special appearance on stage to present the Best Video Award. Swift was contending with

Swift's I Knew You Were Trouble won the Best Female Video. She was contending with Miley Cyrus' We Can't Stop, Demi Lovato's Heart Attack, P!nk's Just Give Me a Reason, and Rihanna's Stay. The song was also nominated for Video of the Year. Swift was also a presenter at the awards show.

Dressed in a shimmering black gown, she was graceful at first, letting the band (Daft Punk) know that she was a huge fan of theirs, then moving on to thank her fans.

"I have tweeted about this a lot. I've really really wanted this, and thank you do much for doing this for me."

She also went onto acknowledge the director of the video, Anthony Mandler and co-star, Reeve Carney, who were present at the event.

But her last thank you was the most memorable, she took a subtle swipe at the inspiration (Styles) behind her break-up anthem:

"I also want to thank the person who inspired this song, he knows exactly who he is, because now I've got one of these!"

Watch her acceptance speech here:


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