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Loreben Tuquero
By Loreben Tuquero February 28, 2024

No proof Taylor Swift said she’d leave the U.S. if Donald Trump won

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Is Miss Americana threatening to leave the U.S.? Social media users claimed that if former President Donald Trump won the 2024 election, pop singer Taylor Swift would go into exile — and see herself out.

"BREAKING: Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus say they will leave the United States if Donald Trump becomes President in 2024," read the text in a Feb. 5 Instagram post

(Screenshot from Instagram)

This post was flagged as part of Meta’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram.)

Relax, Swifties. That’s a hoax; Swift made no such promise.

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Swift has spoken out against Trump in the past, but there is no evidence she threatened to leave the country if he won the 2024 presidential election. We found no news reports, statements or Nexis search results that support this claim. 

We reached out to a representative for Swift, who declined to comment.

The post also mentioned singer Miley Cyrus, who said in March 2016 that she would move if Trump became president. She later backtracked and said she’s not leaving the country, saying that comment was "dumb."

But Swift didn’t threaten a similar move. We rate that claim False.

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